This congregation of more than 300 has been creating ‘family’ through intergenerational study for over a decade.
Meadowlands Fellowship CRC in Ancaster, Ont., hosted “Strong Communities, Safe Neighborhoods” to promote restoration after a series of acts of vandalism on its property and in the surrounding area.
Prisoners in Christ, a justice and prison ministry of Church of the Servant in Grand Rapids, Mich., held an event asking Christians and others to support work moving from a retributive culture to a restorative culture.
Suggested additions of LGBTQ terms to the style guide used by publications of the Christian Reformed Church generated much discussion at the recent meeting of the CRC’s Council of Delegates.
More than half of church-planting pastors in the Christian Reformed church ply another trade while ministering. A Grand Rapids conference looked at that future.
Synod 2018 may pick up where Synod 2017 left off, when fault lines appeared over how the Christian Reformed Church carries out its mission to “do justice, show mercy, and walk humbly with God.”
Forest City Community Church, a Christian Reformed congregation in London, Ont., is a recent example of a growing church spreading its ministry in multiple locations.
Two overtures (requests) are going to Synod 2018 asking that denominational staff be constrained from issuing statements on political issues on behalf of the Christian Reformed church.
The recommended increase in ministry shares would be allocated to Congregational Ministries.
Eight members of Korean Church of Orange County spent 10 days in short-term mission in India.
Kraker was a big man with a big laugh, a wonderful sense of humor, and a love for adventure. He died April 9.
The departments of nursing, social work, philosophy, and chaplaincy/theology collaborated on the conference held April 16.
The homebase for Hesed Community Church is just that—a home in a neglected neighborhood of Detroit.
An article about a full moon ceremony has been removed from Do Justice blog.
Near Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., a Korean ministry-sponsored retreat helped pastors discover Christian authors to explore in weekly book clubs.
“My dad was an ordinary boy from an ordinary family from an ordinary neighborhood in an ordinary town called Muskegon,” said one of Howard Vanderwell’s sons at his memorial service.
Members of Hope in Christ Church, a Christian Reformed congregation in Bellingham, Wash., have been gathering on a monthly basis to work through nine arts of spiritual conversation.
The Banner; the Annual Ministry Report for the Christian Reformed Church; and Breaking Barriers have all been recognized in the 2018 “Best of the Church Press” awards.
Christian Reformed campus chaplain Brian Bork worked with colleagues to introduce quiet worship—in the tradition originated in France—on the campus of the University of Waterloo.
Boer will be remembered for his kindness and understanding, for his unique sense of humor,
Weekly learning forums on everything from scuba diving to opioid addiction and a Muslim’s experience in Canada have become an April tradition for First Christian Reformed Church in Sarnia, Ont.