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Christ Community Church, or CCC as most of us refer to it, is part of the Christian Reformed Church of North America. Though our local church is made up of people from a variety of faith backgrounds, we are glad to be connected with over 1000 other CRCs in Canada and the United States. And it's all because "For God so loved the world..." 

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denominational announcements


from reframe ministries

WORSHIP GOD - Check out this week’s kids’ devotion at www.kidscorner.net. We can worship God anytime and anywhere. Worship from your heart to God’s heart. “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord” (Psalm 150:6). Listen now at kidscorner.net and subscribe to KC’s weekly emails for all the new content.

FAMILY FIRE - is an online community exploring Spirit-led family, marriage, parenting, in-laws, blended families, and intimacy. Find encouraging articles and devotions at familyfire.com. Subscribe for regular email updates and connect with our Family Fire community on Facebook.

Kids' Video Bible Study - Learning the Bible can be fun. Keep your kids engaged with “God’s Big Story,” a 7-part introductory Bible study from Kids Corner that takes your child on a trip through the Bible and God's rescue plan for his people. Check it out at kidscorner.net/gods-big-story

GROUNDWORK: OUR FAITHFUL GOD AND HIS ENDURING WORD - Change is inevitable. But scripture assures us that our God is faithful and constant. Join our Groundwork conversation as we examine some of those promises in 2 Kings 2:7-15, Deuteronomy 18:15-18, Hebrews 13:5-8, and Lamentations 3:22-24, and together, we’ll say goodbye to our co-host, Dave Bast, as he retires and welcome his successor, Darrell Delaney, to the co-host seat alongside Scott Hoezee. Listen now at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork's weekly emails for future episodes.

from resonate global mission

GLOCAL MISSION SUMMIT - Imagine a conference where pastors, lay leaders, and attendees of CRC churches re-imagine all things Mission! Now imagine it is free, and happening May 13-15, and you and your church are invited! Join us for the Glocal Mission Summit 2021 - an interactive virtual conference designed to break ZOOM fatigue and empower lay leaders, students, scholars, pastors, and parishioners to engage mission. Find out more and register today: www.resonateglobalmission.org/glocal-mission-summit

It's not too late to sign up for the Glocal Mission Summit! - Are you ready to join God's work in your neighborhood? It's not too late to sign up for the Glocal Mission Summit, May 13-15. This VIRTUAL conference is FREE to attend and is designed to break you out of that Zoom fatigue with four sessions spread out over three days. Join us for a time of learning, networking, and hearing stories of what others are doing to join God on mission in communities throughout Canada, the United States, and the world. Learn more and register online at www.ResonateGlobalMission.org/Glocal

from world renew

Will you help protect lives in rural India? - As the world watches the unfolding COVID-19 crisis in India, the focus has been on the rising number of COVID cases, the shortage of medical supplies, and the heartbreaking loss of life in urban cities. But the virus is now spreading to rural areas where there are even fewer resources to protect lives. In collaboration with Canadian Foodgrains Bank and the Humanitarian Coalition, World Renew is responding in rural communities in Jharkhand to deliver hygiene kits to over 4,300 families to protect their health. We are also providing cash to help meet over 1,100 families’ medical and food costs. To learn more about our efforts or to donate go to: worldrenew.ca/corona/india

With today’s offering, help mothers and their children achieve better health - A mother's role is to care for her child. But what if a mother does not know about a nutritious diet or the need for proper sanitation and health care? Today, discover how World Renew‘s Maternal and Child Health program helps equip and educate mothers in communities burdened by poverty to better care for their families. To donate, call 1-888-WRLD-RNW or go online to: worldrenew.ca/mchsunday



from office of social justice

Behind the Book - The Climate Witness Project hosts author Finis Dunaway for a conversation on the book "Defending the Arctic Refuge". Read more about the book and register at bit.ly/DefendingtheArcticRefuge

from faith formation ministries

At-home Faith Formation Tip - The Practice of Prayer: In Whistling in the Dark, Frederick Buechner writes, “‘Thy kingdom come . . . on earth’ is what we are saying. . . . To speak those words is to invite the tiger out of the cage, to unleash a power that makes atomic power look like a warm breeze.” What are we asking when we pray for God’s kingdom to come on earth? (For more on faith practices from Faith Formation Ministries, visit crcna.org/FaithFormation/Practices.)

from race relations

May 11 Webinar: PREACHING AND TEACHING ANTIRACISM - The CRCNA Office of Race Relations staff invites you on May 11 (6pm EDT) to hear a conversation with a few leaders from across the US who are integrating faith and justice in their life work. One of the focus questions will be: Why is it difficult to teach about racism? For more information go to: crcna.org/Race/Events



from calvin university

The Puritan Impact - The Meeter Center will host a conference titled “The Puritans and their Impact” on September 24 and 25 at Calvin Theological Seminary. We will focus on the theological roots of Puritanism and on the history of Puritans' actions and legacies in North America, including their relations with Native American communities. Go to our website for more information: calvin.edu/centers-institutes/meeter-center/the-puritans-and-their-impact/

from indigenous ministry

2021 ICF Walk of Faith, Hope, and Love - Everyone is invited to support Indigenous Christian Fellowship by going for a walk on Pentecost Sunday, May 23. People are invited to pray and walk in a spirit of faith, hope, and love to bless the ministry. Walkers are encouraged to raise funds for the ministry by gathering pledges for their steps of support for ICF. Traditionally this 5 km walk has been based at the ministry’s location in North Central Regina. Due to the current restrictions on public gatherings, people are encouraged to walk a distance in a location of their own choosing across the country. Cheques can be sent by mail to: Indigenous Christian Fellowship, 3131 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK S4T 0Y5. Arrangements for e-transfers can be made by contacting Bert Adema at BertA@icfregina.ca

from other

GOT BIG QUESTIONS ON BIG ISSUES? - Join one of ICS's remote summer courses to think them through: Fashion Theology with Robert Covolo is a two-week intensive course running weekdays, 1-3pm EDT from May 26 to June 8. This seminar is for anyone who has wondered how Christianity relates to fashion or has suspected there is more behind fashion than meets the eye. Serve as fellow pioneers in the emerging field of fashion theology, the fascinating ways theology intersects with fashion’s social, aesthetic, linguistic, performative, narrative, ethical, etc., elements. Continuing learner or first-time auditor? Join for only $425. Learn more at www.icscanada.edu/summer-courses or email Eizabet Aras at academic-registrar@icscanada.edu with questions or to register by May 21st.