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Pentecost

The CRC has scheduled Sunday, May 31—Pentecost—as a designated time for churches to take up a special offering for the work of Resonate Global Mission. Whether your church is meeting in person or online, please share this video/link during your service and encourage your congregation to take a Pentecost offering.

Safe Church Webinar

On Wednesday, May 27, Safe Church is hosting a webinar with Chuck DeGroat, author of When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse. Safe Church Ministry will also host an online study on this book for three Wednesdays in June (June 3, 10, and 17) at 12 pm Eastern. Details and sign up here.

Breaking Barriers

The latest edition of Breaking Barriers is now available (in Korean, Spanish, and large print). The theme is visual impairment and blindness; and you’ll also find a special resource about creating welcoming spaces. Are people in your community receiving this newsletter? Pass along the link so they can connect to our Disability Concerns community!

 

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What Comes Next

Church leaders must carefully consider what their congregation will do as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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COVID and Council

Are there ways to hold both our strong convictions and our love for each other together?

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Network Blogs and Resources

People are continuing to use The Network to ask questions and share resources in the wake of COVID-19. Here are some posts shared in the past week:

Looking for all COVID-related resources? Visit crcna.org/covid19 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

The Praying Church Sourcebook A complete guide for churches that want to focus on prayer. It contains ideas, helps, and tips for pastors, individuals, and your whole church.

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner – May 18 – The Economy Is Reopening but Should Churches?
CRC News – May 20 – ‘Mini Deacons’ Spread Love, Calvin Courses, 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
Reformed Worship – May 2020
Worship Ministries Update – May 2020

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