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Are you looking for strategies to build an effective, sustainable ministry to a hurting world? Is is time to re-evaluate the ministries your church is currently doing to see if they are effective and appropriate for the ones you aim to serve? World Renew and Diaconal Ministries Canada, in partnership with Fellowship CRC in Toronto,…

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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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All ministry leaders – pastors, elders, deacons, youth ministry leaders – and those involved with abuse awareness are urged to attend this year’s Annual Inter-Classis Safe Church Conference. Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 9:00 – 3:30 (registration 8:30-9 am) Waterloo CRC This year’s special guest will be Bev Sterk from Lynden, Washington, who spoke passionately…

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Join Diaconal Ministries Canada and World Renew for a “Helping Without Harming” workshop and Day of Encouragement 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 other benevolent activities can be more…

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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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THIS IS FOR NEW and SEASONED DEACONS! Save the date! Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Bethany CRC in Fenwick. Deacons should have received an email with some suggested topics. Come and learn with new and seasoned deacons about the role of deacons in our churches and the resources Diaconal Ministries Canada has to offer. Please contact Tammy…

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Hosted by Christian Reformed Centre for Public Dialogue and World Renew. Get trained for ministry with refugees in Canada and receive new myth-busting resources to support your church as you reach out to refugee neighbours. This exercise and equipping event will give you a sense of what it’s like to walk in a refugees’ shoes to help you…

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Join deacons from across Classis Chatham as we gather together for an evening of learning and exploring together what it means to be a deacon in the place God has called you. *THIS IS FOR NEW AND SEASONED DEACONS!* We’ll talk about the role of the deacon (what is our mandate?) and the 4 areas…

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