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A Note from the Director

I thought a trip to Los Angeles in December was the best gift I could receive to end the dreadful pandemic year of 2021. Unfortunately when I arrived, the weather resembled West Michigan more than the sunny southern Calif. norm. But, although the weather didn’t improve, the collaborative brainstorming, dreaming and conversations with key globalized leaders created the kind of warmth that was better than the weather.

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Upcoming Webinar Event

On February 22, the CRC's Office of Diversity is hosting a free webinar. This engaging panel discussion will celebrate intergenerational stories and journeys of African American Pastors and leaders in the CRC.

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Latino Ministries: A Growing Influence

Harold Caicedo writes about the work of the Consejo Latino, and the growing influence of this ministry in the CRCNA denomination. He will be discussing this in a workshop at Inspire 2022 in August.

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Navajo Christians Build Relationships

Window Rock CRC used a Vital Worship Grant to connect with people, engaging scripture in ways reflective of Navajo cultural practices.

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MLK, Compassion Fatigue, and God the Insomniac

Dr. King offered hope for those of us who struggle for justice, peace, the integrity of creation and who are fatigued. God is an insomniac. God cannot rest until all the children of God are safe in the fold.

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From Ruin to Restoration

The realities a disaster like Hurricane Florence leaves with families and communities are daunting. World Renew is helping to bring restoration to families like Elizabeth’s.

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Meet Scholarship Recipient: Daeju Kang

Get to know Daeju Kang and his background as he studies in the Master of Theology (ThM) program at Calvin Theological Seminary.

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