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Dwell Flex Free for CRCs

Dwell Flex is a new track of the Dwell curriculum, built specifically for the challenges many churches are facing this fall. Offering simple sessions for complex times, they work with a wide range of ages and settings—by video, at church, or equipping families at home. Dwell Flex is available online at no cost to CRCs, thanks to ministry shares. See Dwell Flex.

Faith Practices Project

Faith Formation Ministries invites you and your church to dive into transformational Christian practices (also called “spiritual disciplines”) with the Faith Practices Project. Starting in September 2020, each month we will release a set of resources on a particular faith practice on the Faith Practices Project landing page. We hope these resources will provide new insights for how to engage with God and open ourselves to God’s work in our hearts.

Peer Learning Groups

Peer Learning Groups are forming now! Worship Ministries is providing free books to leaders and participants. We encourage pastors, church staff, and worship planners/leaders to create a group. If you prefer, we'll connect you to a group. The two books offered have a missional and multicultural focus. Learn more and sign up to join a peer learning group.


The Power of Four Page Sermons

I remember being quite outspoken about the problems and limitations I saw with four page page sermons.

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Sent to Churches This Week

Bulletin Announcements
Pastor Church Resources Virtual Event in October
Living the Call - Ministry Report to Classis - August 2020

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

Just Believe: The Story of Jesus and a Little Girl This newly revised storybook retells a Bible story in simple language that young children can understand, a prayer, and suggestions for learning-through-play activities. This Bible storybook is one of 52 colorful storybooks designed for children ages 2-3. A meaningful way to nurture faith at home and at church!

CRC Weekly E-ditions

The Banner – Aug 17 – Hosting Funerals During COVID-19, and more
CRC News – Aug 19 – Ministry Shares Reimagined, Faith Practices, 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 – August 2020

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