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Council of Delegates - October Highlights

The Council of Delegates of the Christian Reformed Church in North America met online via video conference October 13-15,  2021. Here is a summary of some key decisions from that meeting.

New Opportunity: PCR & Pastors Connect

While we had to postpone the Strengthened for the Call Pastors’ Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico to 2023, Pastor Church Resources staff has planned a new opportunity for CRC pastors: PCR & Pastors Connect. On November 3, we'll offer two 2-hour time block options for pastors & regional pastors to connect with one another and us. Choose 11 am or 2:30 pm (ET), and register for PCR & Pastors Connect. Questions? Email

Gathering for Pastors

Learn more about how Global Coffee Break can impact your church. Fellowship with pastors across the CRC. Receive a free gift and special offers from the ministry. This Gathering for Pastors will take place November 4 from 1 to 2 pm Eastern (English) and 2 to 3 pm (Spanish). Register here: this video clip from Pastor David Bosscher for stories of impact and encouragement!



Pastoring the Pastor

A pastor is an ordinary human being whose role carries extraordinary demands.

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Friendship Christmas Book  - This resource book contains two session plans—one based on the Christmas story in Luke and one on the story of the wise men—plus a collection of songs, dramas, ideas for worship, craft activities, service projects, patterns, and other resources for the Advent season.

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner - October 25 - Pastor Participates in Vaccine Panel, and more
CRC News - October 27 - CRCNA Leadership Search Begins, 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
Reformed Worship - October 2021

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