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Ministry Shares Re-Imagined: What You Can Expect

This 5-minute ministry shares video covers how church councils and congregations determine their pledge amount, including: things to think about when creating a pledge amount, options for how to make the decision, next steps in the process, and where to find resources about ministry shares.

New! Immigration is Our Story Workshop for Churches

The Office of Social Justice has partnered with Faith Formation Ministries to present the Immigration is Our Story workshop. Your congregation can share their stories, listen, and learn about immigration in the U.S. yesterday and today. Contact Kendra David ( to have our staff facilitate the workshop with your church or small groups.

Pastors' Wives' Conference - Virtual Event in October

Pastor Church Resources will be hosting its 8th Pastors' Wives' Conference (Interwoven: Strength & Courage) in late October.  The conference was to be held in Albuquerque, NM but our current COVID reality means it will be a virtual event. And it'll be great! Check out the conference brochure for more info. Questions? Email Kim at or call 877-279-9994 ext. 2837.


Current Circumstances

Acting CRCNA Executive Director Colin Watson reflects on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 and on our current conditions, which he calls "much, much worse..."

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Reflections of a Search Committee Chairperson

A Search Committee Chairperson shares the good and bad of leading a pastor search in the CRCNA.

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Sent to Churches This Week

Bulletin Announcements
Thank You! (Canada)
Thank You! (US)

Network Blogs and Resources

Here are some posts shared in the past week:

Looking for COVID-related resources? Visit 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

What Do I Owe? Our tendency is to think of stewardship primarily in financial terms—"What do I owe?"—but money is only one of the gifts God gives us to manage. Discover how we can use the gift of time, the gift of the creation itself, and the gift of God's grace to say thank you to God.

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner – Aug 24 – A Pastor’s Struggle in 2020, and more
CRC News – Aug 26 – New Materials Available through Faith Alive, 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

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