CRC Names New Youth Ministry Leader

Ron deVries, who began his career as a businessman and has been involved in youth ministry work with the CRC for more than 20 years, has been named to serve as the denomination’s first ever youth ministry leader.

In his new role, deVries will be working as part of Faith Formation Ministries (FFM) to help classes, congregations, and church members find ways to reach young people.
He and others, said deVries, will be “creating a gracious space for and in youth ministry within the CRC, where ministry leaders can experiment, be recognized, be encouraged, and be supported in their work in youth ministry.”

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Chris Meehan is news and media relations manager for CRC Communications, and a member of Coit Community Church.