Denominational Announcements

Denominational Announcements

From Back to God Ministries International


Devotions for the Reformation - Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation with Today devotional. Recapture the significance of the Reformation for your personal faith. Get "The Reformation for Today" when you subscribe to Today devotional at todaydevotional.com/reformation.

THE WAY OF FOLLY - As we continue our study of Jesus’ parables, we encounter what might be his most famous parable. Join Groundwork as we learn about forgiveness and grace and remember deep truths about God and his love for us by studying the parable of the Prodigal Son found in Luke 15. Listen now at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork's weekly emails for future episodes.

THERE'S AN APE FOR THAT - Morrie is fed up with Skink the bully. He and his friends decide to unleash a secret revenge weapon that should teach Skink a lesson. Will his plan work or is it all just a bunch of monkey business? Subscribe for free at getkidscorner.com. This month, Kids Corner is offering a free ebook on divorce called “God’s Got You Covered.” Using biblical teaching, this ebook provides help for kids and parents to talk about divorce. Go to www.kidscorner.net and click on the free stuff page to download this free resource.

We're looking for great kids serving Christ! - Kids Corner, CRCNA’s children's media ministry, is piloting an exciting new short video project that showcases stories about kids serving God's kingdom to make a difference in people’s lives. We need your help! Do you know an amazing child, or group of young people, serving Jesus this way? We invite you to nominate them to be featured in one of our new videos. Fill out our online nomination form at kidscorner.net/nominate.


From Centre for Public Dialogue

For Such a Time as This: Worship meets justice & the arts in turbulent times - Join worship leaders, justice seekers, artists, preachers, and musicians from across south-western Ontario and the GTA at First Toronto CRC on October 21 as we are re-storied together, inspired for service, and knit together in community. A great equipping event for church justice committees, art groups, youth groups, or worship teams. Learn more and register at for-such-a-time-as-this.eventbrite.com


From Other


CRCNA Position Opening - Canadian Ministries of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) has an opening for a full-time Connections Catalyzer in our Burlington, Ontario office. This position will work to develop relationships with, connect, coach, and resource congregational leaders and support congregational use of The Bridge App/Portal. For more details visit www.crcna.org/jobs. To apply, complete an online application, attaching a current resume and cover letter, by September 29, 2017.

Mo-Mac CR-Campus Ministry Welcome BBQ - Are you attending McMaster University or Mohawk College this fall? We are having our annual "Mo-Mac CR-Campus Ministry Welcome BBQ" on Sunday, Sept. 24th @ Michael’s 1:00- 3:00 pm, rain or shine. Come out and meet some other Mac & Mohawk students at 734 Garner Rd, E. in Ancaster. If you need a ride, or for more details, please e-mail Dr. Michael D. Fallon at fallonm@mcmaster.ca. Our first campus gatherings are on Sept. 6th at Mohawk and Sept. 7th at Mac. Contact Michael to see what is going on. Have a great year!

OPEN HANDS TRIP TO NICARAGUA - EduDeo Ministries is looking for 7 people to join their HANDS team from November 13-23, 2017. The team will be helping with the construction of a school in San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua. For more info, contact Karla-Maria before September 26th at 905.387.9927 or kponce@edudeo.com.
RIDE OR WALK WITH INTERNATIONAL NEEDS CANADA - on September 30, 2017 in the Ride for Refuge at locations throughout Canada. The RIDE is a fun, family-friendly event that supports our efforts in Bangladesh where young children are involved in trafficking and labour. The International Needs’ Centre for Street Children provides food, medical care, bathing facilities, basic education and counseling for children as young as five years old. Join us in restoring hope for these children in need. Ride, Walk, or Donate. For more information, check www.rideforrefuge.org or internationalneeds.ca, call our office at 905-637-9411, or email Festus Addei at festus@internationalneeds.ca.

Tour the Biblical Lands of Israel - February 12 – 23, 2018. Experience a refreshing renewal of your faith, and gain a deeper understanding of the Bible, as you tour the biblical lands with teaching host, Pastor Peter Tuininga, and Sindbad Tours of Israel. See many of the biblical places (Jerusalem, Galilee, Caesarea, Jericho and more), and gain spiritual and historical insights which will make the Bible come alive for you. For complete information, cost, and registration, go to website: toursofisrael.wordpress.com or call Peter Tuininga: 1 289 877-8433 or e-mail: peter.tuininga@gmail.com.


From Resonate Global Mission


Build Relationships and Churches in the Dominican Republic - This winter or spring, come as a church or other group, or join an existing team of 7-12 people. Serve alongside members of the Dominican church in this cross-cultural service opportunity to build churches or other ministry buildings and see how God is at work! Contact Bill Thornburg (bthornburg@crcna.org) if you are interested.


From World Renew


Job Opening - Program Manager, Digital Marketing & Communications - Are you passionate about digital marketing, advertising campaigns and management of a website? If so, we have an opportunity for you! World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), has a full time opening for a Program Manager, Digital Marketing and Communications within our Constituency Relations (CORE) team. This opportunity will be based out of the Burlington, Ontario, Canada or Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA office. This position will plan and execute all digital marketing campaigns including e-mail, social media, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Paid Search, and digital advertising campaigns with staff and agency partners. Please visit our website at www.worldrenew.net/careers for more information, or to apply.

World Renew Responds to Multiple Floods - In North America and globally, World Renew’s disaster response teams are reacting to destructive hurricanes and floods. You can help. In the U.S., World Renew DRS is assisting survivors of Hurricane Irma in Florida and Hurricane Harvey in Texas. World Renew is also responding to flooding internationally in South Asia where 40 million people are affected in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Please support those who are struggling and World Renew’s responses with your prayers. You can donate financially at worldrenew.net/floodingresponses or call 800-552-7972 in the US and 800-730-3490 in Canada to support those in urgent need.



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