What Home Missions Does (and Doesn’t Do)

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Home Missions serves Christian Reformed churches so that they can do the job of bringing the transforming message of salvation to North America.

Home Missions’ rightful place is “in the wings”—not center stage. Our job is to provide the resources and training and encouragement so that you, your small group, your church, and your classis will step out in faith to fulfill Christ’s mission.

It’s a partnership, ministry we do together, with the church getting top billing. Or as our new tagline says, we are “Following Christ. In Mission Together.”

Take a look at the many ways Home Missions serves the church today:

Training and Coaching

  • Small group training, including Coffee Break
  • Healthy Congregations training
  • Natural Church Development coaching
  • ReBirth/Scenario of Choice coaching
  • Church Planting Bootcamp/coaching/networking
  • Regional networking/coaching
  • Workshops on prayer and spiritual formation
  • Consultations on land/building
  • Consultations with multiethnic churches
  • ncubators for church planters
  • Retreats for vision casting
  • Smaller church network/consultations

Grant Funding

Leadership development

  • Leadership development networks
  • Internships
  • New church development

Mission-Focused Churches

  • Church planting
  • Smaller church grants
  • Continuing education grants
  • Campus ministry

Resources

  • Website ( www.crhm.org)
  • Informational videos, brochures, newsletters

Conferences

  • Small group evangelism conference (biennial)
  • Saddleback Community Church for church leaders
  • Willow Creek Community Church for church leaders
  • Assessment center for potential church planters (quarterly)
  • Church planting conferences
  • Hispanic and Korean small-group conferences
  • Korean Council events

Want to learn more? We’re here to serve you. Call Home Missions at 1-800-266-2175, e-mail us at crhm@crcna.org, or check us out online at www.crhm.org.

About the Author

Don McCrory is senior writer for Christian Reformed Home Missions.

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