One Door Closes, Another Opens with help of Covid Grant
The Bridge, a church plant in Fergus, Ontario, had to close a regular community meal program when the pandemic hit.
With a COVID-19 grant from Diaconal Ministries and World Renew Canada, it was resurrected again in a new way!Read More
Let’s Learn About Stewardship!
Are you interested in learning more about what stewardship really means – beyond just money in the offering plate?
Our next online book study will start Monday, October 19th and run for 5 weeks. Together we’ll look at the book “What Do I Owe? Managing the Gifts God Gives You”. Through this study we’ll learn how Christ-followers can use our time, talents, and even trees to live a grateful and generous life in service to Him.
Edmonton Day of Encouragement Goes Online
Deacons from across the country can now be part of this annual event as organizers modify plans in light of Covid-19.Read More
Community Engagement in a Covid World
What Deacons Need to Know about Reopening; Part 2: Ministry in a Post-Covid World
One thing we’ve hopefully learned these past months is that you can’t plan for everything. Or can you? As deacons begin planning for another ministry year, what are some things they should be talking about?Read More
What Deacons Need to Know about Reopening; Part 1: Sunday Worship During a Pandemic
For Deacons, what will (and should) ministry look like moving forward as we begin to open up and exist in a post-Covid world?Read More
Ten Questions For Coping with Covid
How have you been coping with the changes brought about by COVID? Early on I came across a facebook post with 6 questions to ask yourself in quarantine. I altered the questions to meet my particular situation and needs and each night before bed I write the answers in my beautiful stationary.Read More
A Message from the National Director
Racism. Recent events in the United States have once again raised our awareness of its existence there, but make no mistake about it: racism exists in Canada as well. Pausing to listen and pray… Racism. Recent events in the United States have once again raised our awareness of its existence in such a way that…Read More
Learning to Pivot
The word “pivot” has come up many times over the last two months due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. How has your church ‘pivoted’ during these last few weeks in order to love and serve your community in these challenging times? This post is in response to our “Top 10 Ways Deacons Can Help During…Read More
Spread Love…Wherever and However You Can
This post is in response to our “Top 10 Ways Deacons Can Help During COVID-19”, posted April 20, 2020. “Coronavirus Searches Lead Millions to Hear about Jesus” (Christianitytoday.com). The tagline alone immediately peaked my interest! My inner-evangelist leapt for joy at the prospect of millions securing a place in the loving kingdom. Our family has…Read More