Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:15-9:30pm (doors open at 7:00 for refreshments) Plans are underway for this spring’s Deacon’s Dialogue so save the date and plan on coming! All deacons, including wise, former deacons and prospective, future deacons, are invited. We’ll talk about some hot topics like How to Find New Deacons, Creating an Offering Schedule, Engaging with…

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 7:30-9:30PM This is an evening of sharing and learning for all the deacons in Classis Huron. The deacon’s role is to inspire and equip the congregations to faithful ministries of service. We are excited to welcome Pastor Norm Sennema, lead pastor of Maranatha Christian Reformed Church in Cambridge, ON. Pastor Norm is…

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SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 9am-3pm This day is open to new and seasoned Deacons as well as all church leaders and members who are interested in ministries of compassion, justice & mercy and community engagement. Our keynote speaker will be Kevin DeRaaf of Resonate Global Mission. This day promises to give participants energy and wisdom from…

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Deacons from across Classis BC Southeast are welcome to have a day of learning, sharing best practices, and networking. We’ll cover topics like “What’s my job as a deacon?”, Community Engagement, Benevolence, and where you can find resources to help you do your work! Questions? Contact John Richey, Diaconal Ministry Developer for Classis BC S/E:…

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Calling all Deacons – past, present, and those who have a heart for benevolence! Diaconal Ministries Canada (DMC) and WoodyNook CRC in Blackfalds, AB, are hosting a “Helping Without Harming in Church Benevolence” Workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 7 – 9 pm. This workshop addresses practical ways to help those who come knocking on our…

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A workshop on how to alleviate poverty without harming the people you are trying to help! Join World Renew and Diaconal Ministries Canada to learn how to help alleviate poverty and injustice through effective engagement in your global and local communities. Collaborate with others and discover how food banks, deacon funds, short-term service trips and…

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From turkeys to toys, it’s the time of year when many churches encourage their members to consider those less fortunate. In this one hour webinar we will explore ways to alleviate poverty while helping, rather than unknowingly harming, people who live in poverty. You’ll discover practical strategies to partner with your local and global community in…

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LEARN ABOUT STEWARDSHIP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME! Join Maynard Wiersma and Ken Tigchelaar on November 22nd for a conversation about encouraging Stewardship within your church and how to develop a culture of giving. There will be two opportunities to participate on this Webinar: 12 noon EST, or 7:30pm EST Maynard Wiersma is the…

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Join Ron VandenBrink, National Director for DMC, who will lead a night of training and encouragement for deacons (new, seasoned or those considering!) at First CRC in Brandon. We’ll start promptly at 7:00pm. We hope to see many of you there! Questions? Email Ron or call our office at 1-800-730-3490.

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A workshop on how to alleviate poverty without harming the people you are trying to help! Join World Renew and Diaconal Ministries Canada to learn how to help alleviate poverty and injustice through effective engagement in your global and local communities. Collaborate with others and discover how food banks, deacon funds, short-term service trips and…

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