OUR DENOMINATION

The christian reformed church

in North America

Christ Community Church, or CCC as most of us refer to it, is part of the Christian Reformed Church in 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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InterMission Silent Retreat - The Studion School for Spiritual Direction is hosting an InterMission Silent Retreat October 28-30, at Star of the North Retreat Centre in St. Albert, Alberta. Come get away to be fully present to the presence of God and feed your soul. 5 meals, 2 nights, up to 3 sessions of spiritual direction, and access to all the amenities of the Centre. Star of the North is located near the many trails that run through St. Albert, including the trails along the Sturgeon River. You can walk for hours. It is a lovely setting and a cozy retreat house. Cost: $450. To register email Ron at rev.klok@gmail.com. Registration deadline is October 14/22.


ReFrame Ministries

Who is Welcome - Check out the kids’ devotion at www.kidscorner.net. Our churches are homes too. They are a home for our church family, a place where we learn about and worship God. How can you help your church family members feel like they belong today? Listen now at kidscorner.net and check out all the new content.

Groundwork: God's Perfect Peace - How do we find the strength to say “it is well with our souls,” even when our circumstances leave us feeling uncertain or anxious? Join our Groundwork conversation as we study Isaiah 26:3-4, Jeremiah 6:13-14, and Numbers 6:22-26 to better understand the truth of God’s perfect peace and discover how we can experience it for ourselves, even when our lives aren't very peaceful. Listen now at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork's weekly emails for future episodes.


World Renew

Join World Renew in Giving Thanks with Today’s Offering - Happy Thanksgiving! Through World Renew’s Free A Family®️ program, Sandress and Loyce in Zambia joined a village savings and loans group which helped bless their family immensely. Sandress says, “Prior to 2018, we used to have one meal a day...We are now able to have three balanced meals every day.” Thanks be to God! Please give generously to the Free A Family®️ program on Thanksgiving Day, to help families in communities where World Renew works around the world eat better, stay healthier, and overcome poverty for the long-term. To become a monthly donor, call 1-888-WRLD-RNW or go online to: worldrenew.ca/free-a-family


Safe Church

Safe Church October Domestic Violence Awareness Webinar with Selah Empowers - National domestic violence awareness month happens in October in the U.S. and in November in Canada. On Thursday, October 13th, 12pm (Eastern) Safe Church is hosting a webinar with Selah Empowers. Selah offers support that empowers lives and homes. It was started out of Heritage Christian Reformed Church in Byron Center in 2018 when its leadership recognized the need to offer help through the church for those victimized by abuse. To find out more and register, visit: https://bit.ly/SCwebinarselah


Race Relations

Thank You for Giving - The CRC Office of Race Relations would like to thank you for offering up your tithes and prayers on All Nations Heritage Sunday last week (Oct. 2nd). If you did not have a chance to give at that time, please consider donating now to this special ministry and their Race Relations multicultural scholarship fund: crcna.org/Race/Give


Global Coffee Break

Bible Discovery Workshop - As we come out of a pandemic, consider the opportunities as people in our neighbourhoods are searching for truth and direction in these challenging times. Could this be an opportunity for the church to reach out, and to welcome the seeker? Discover Your Bible resources embrace the concept of hospitality, and use questions and conversation to help participants discover what the Bible says and means. Marian Lensink of Global Coffee Break lead a workshop for all small group and Bible study leaders at Fleetwood CRC, 9165 160 St, Surrey, BC V4N 2X7 on Monday, October 17, 7:00 - 9:00pm. Cost $25/person, materials included. Please register at raiseupglobal.regfox.com/small-group-leadership-workshop-surrey-bc. (Not able to attend in person? Join the online workshop, Wednesday, Oct. 19th, 7:00 - 9:00pm. Register and get the link to connect at raiseupglobal.regfox.com/small-group-leadership-workshop-virtual)