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Associated Church Press Honors The Banner, Breaking Barriers


The Banner brought home several awards from last week’s annual Associated Church Press convention held in Chicago; this year ACP also honored Breaking Barriers, a newsletter produced by the Christian Reformed Church’s Disability Concerns ministry.

Awards of Excellence
Cyber bullying: What Parents and Schools Can Do” by Ron De Boer
Church History Highlights” by Lloyd Rang.

Awards of Merit
Grace in Times of Evil” by James Boldenow
Tomorrow’s Theology Today” by Edwin Walhout
Tuned In department, editor Kristy Quist
“Annual Ministry Report,” designers Dean Heetderks, Pete Euwema, Frank Gutbrod

Honorable Mentions
Just for Kids department, designers Dean Heetderks, Pete Euwema, and Frank Gutbrod

Breaking Barriers received two Best in Class awards: an award of merit for the print newsletter, and an honorable mention for the online blog of the same name.

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