Since 2019 the CRCNA has been trying again to “reimagine” ministry shares—the money collected from member churches to pay for the running of the denomination and the ministries we hold in common. Instead of synod requesting a per-member amount, congregations can pledge what they like. But the pooled money isn’t stable. In March the CRC asked questions about the system. There were 202 respondents. Here's what they said:
CRC Communications sent the survey to congregations by email, requesting responses from the pastor, chair of council, and/or treasurer for the church. Classis treasurers also were asked for their responses.