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Working Toward Accessibility for All

July 26 is the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This is a time to acknowledge how far we have come in making churches accessible. However, we still have a ways to go. Consider these 4 calls to action: appoint a church disability advocateadopt a church disability policy; conduct an accessibility audit; and identify leaders to represent your church in the CRC-RCA Disability Concerns Leadership Training, hosted virtually August 5 to 6.


Lament Is Great, Therapy Might Be Even Better

Could an hour of talking honestly with your therapist help more than an hour of you refining your sermon on lament?

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The Complaint and COVID

Wise leaders understand that complaints are often values statements in disguise.

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Sent to Churches This Week

Bulletin Announcements
CRCNA Offices Enter Stage One of Reopening

Network Blogs and Resources

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Looking for COVID-related resources? Visit to find curated lists on topics such as Children’s Ministry, Church Communication, Church Finance, Deacons, Elders, Pastors, and Worship.

Free in the Digital Library

Friendship Program Guide This indispensable handbook presents the Friendship Ministries philosophy, describes the program model, and provides practical tips for starting a Friendship group.

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner – July 6 – Quick to Listen, Why Church Matters, and more
CRC News – July 8 – Podcast on Social Justice Issues, Disability Ministry, 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

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