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Reminder: Advent Resources

Advent has begun! If you’re looking for resources to which you can point people this month as we wait in expectation, check out this CRC News story, Help for Finding HopeThis Advent, which includes a list of linked resources for reflection and worship.

Safe Church Webinar: Creating a Culture of Goodness

Join Eric Kas, Safe Church Ministry Consultant, and a panel of justice ministry staff as they discuss how their ministry plays a role in creating a culture of goodness within the Church. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 12-1 pm Eastern (9-10 am Pacific) Register: bit.ly/SCDecemberwebinar

Race Relations Webinar: Power Sharing

Join this conversation with Race Relations staff as they discuss how they work together to fight racism, remain respectful of their differences, and recognize how privilege/power affects team dynamics. They will speak to why it is important to understand how the current socio-political cultural climate has hijacked our Christian identity and capacity in fighting racism. Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 12 pm (Eastern). Register: bit.ly/RRPowerSharingWebinar

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Does Your Church Need a Sabbatical?

Truly worthwhile sabbaticals lead to fresh steps in ministry and mission.

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2021 Annual Ministry Report

This report outlines some of the ways ministry has continued to be resilient in the wake of COVID-19.

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Sent to Churches This Week

Network Blogs and Resources

Here are some posts shared in the past week:

Network Q&As

Here are some questions from the past week:

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WE: The Unshakeable Promise - The Bible tells us of many covenants made between God and his people. Discover what covenants are and how they shape the salvation story. Events explore the covenants made with Noah and Abraham, God's covenant with his people at Mt. Sinai, Jesus as the covenant-keeper, the covenant we experience in the Lord's Supper, and God's covenant promise to send the Holy Spirit.

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner - November 29 Churches Respond to Floods in B.C. and Washington
CRC News - December 1 Church Plants Grow, Cooling the Planet, 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
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