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Safe Church Town Hall

Join Safe Church Ministry staff on September  8 (7 to 8:30 pm Eastern) for a town hall as they share the vision for the year to come. Meet with other safe church volunteers and learn about new resources to support your work with Safe Church Ministry! Interested? Register here for the Safe Church Town Hall.

Faculty Openings at Calvin Seminary

Calvin Seminary invites applications and nominations of qualified individuals for these faculty positions: History of Christianity & Old Testament. We also anticipate openings (full-time, adjunct, or affiliate) in these areas: New Testament, Philosophical Theology, Preaching/Communication, and Latino/na Ministry Program Leadership, and would welcome applications/nominations for these positions. Apply or nominate for these faculty openings here.

A Church Called TOV

Safe Church Ministry is hosting a virtual book study open to all interested in learning more about creating a TOV (good) culture in our churches! We will be reading A Church Called TOV: Forming a Goodness Culture that Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing by Laura Barringer and Scot Mcknight. Monday evenings at 7:30 pm Eastern for five weeks, running September 27 through October 25. Sign up today:


Human Sexuality Report

Debate can bring clarity to issues. But how do we hear from the 90% too reserved to jump into the fray?

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Church Mergers

While many churches begin the process of merging as a way to keep the lights on, we're finding that the biggest motivation is actually for mission.

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Video Sermons

Use these pre-recorded sermons as pulpit supply or to take a much-needed week off.

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Sent to Churches This Week

Network Blogs and Resources

Here are some posts shared in the past week:

Free in the Digital Library

(Un)Hurt: The Healing Power of Forgiveness - We all know we should forgive others, because Jesus told us to. But sometimes the hurt seems too big, or we just don't know where to start. That's where (Un)Hurt can help.

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner - August 23 - Thoughts on Binationality, 150 Years, and more
CRC News - August 25 - Chaplains Reflect on Afghanistan, and more
Resonate Prayer Points - Pray for ministry in North America and around the world
CRC Prayer Guide - Daily Prayer requests from around the CRC
Think Christian - See all the latest posts
Family Fire - See all the latest posts
Do Justice - See all the latest posts
Diaconal Ministries Canada - See all the latest posts
Worship Ministries Update - August 2021

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