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Disability Concerns Sunday - October 18, 2020

Churches are encouraged to celebrate Disability Sunday on October 18. The theme for this special Sunday is Agility. If your church needs some materials to promote the requested offering, or ideas on how to celebrate disability week, please visit Resources for Disability Sunday.

September Safe Church Webinar With Jay Stringer

Join Safe Church on Sept. 30 at 12 pm EST for a Zoom call with Jay Stringer, CRC minister and licensed mental health therapist who has done years of research and uncovered the deep-rooted issues that lead to sexual brokenness. Learn more about this month’s Safe Church webinar with Jay Stringer.

Blog

Alcohol, Addiction and the CRC Pastor

How the pressure of life and leadership in COVID makes this the perfect time for a problem to come up. 

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Essential Resource

Where Is Everybody?

Church attendance hovered around 50% in the summer. Surely things would bounce back in the fall, right? Looks like probably not. So what next?

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Sent to Churches This Week

Bulletin Announcements
Chaplaincy and Care Ministry Special Sunday Offering

Network Blogs and Resources

Here are some posts shared in the past week:

Looking for 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

Earthwise: A Guide to Hopeful Creation Care  Even though we humans have damaged the natural world around us, professor, author, and lifelong creation care scientist Calvin B. DeWitt shows how we can regain a joyful, positive attitude about working together for good and living in harmony with creation.

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner – Sept. 14 – BC Churches Organize Mountaintop Experience, and more
CRC News – Sept. 19 – Richard Mouw Calls for Civility, 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 – September 2020

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To make your life a little easier, we've assembled some of the key links pastors might need and placed them at crcna.org/pastors. If there is anything else we can do to serve you better, hit reply to let us know.

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