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Contact for Online Bulletin: If you have anything to add to the bulletin, please email [email protected]

Contact Council: If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email the council at [email protected] 

Free Electric Organ! There's a woman in the community who is looking to donate an electric organ (apparently in really good shape) to the church or to anyone within the church who would like it. If you're interested please contact Pastor Jenna.

Crisis Response and Competencies in a Troubled World: Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (MT) via zoom. Join Dr. Glory Ovie, Assistant Professor – Education at The King’s University for a conversation exploring competencies needed to manage a crisis. A crisis is marked by chaos, time constraints, ambiguity, and remarkably unusual circumstances with limited or conflicting information. Managing any type of crisis is a delicate and sensitive issue as there are many unanticipated and unexpected circumstances, as we see in the COVID-19 pandemic. Given these pressures, the demands of a leader in a crisis can be unique and require a different set of abilities typically not used during day-to-day leadership. Click here for more information and to register

Denominational Restructuring - Town Hall - Ever wondered what Canadian CRC congregations have in common and how we could work together on shared priorities in the future? Then you should plan to have your voice heard in an upcoming virtual town hall meeting. Chris Bosch from Chisel Consulting and Canadian Ministries Director Darren Roorda will be offering a public virtual town hall three different times: November 18, 19, and 21. Any member or participant of any Christian Reformed congregation in Canada is welcome to attend. Learn more at crcna.org/Canada under “what’s new.”

Special Offering - World Renew Hunger Campaign: This month our special offering is to support the work of World Renew as it helps to put food on tables around the world. World Renew has the plans, the systems, the partners, and the people to come alongside communities experiencing hunger. We are excited to join this program as a faithful response to the God who can accomplish abundantly more than all we ask or imagine. See Every Table: World Hunger 2020 for more information. 

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID): There is still time to share your thoughts with your MP. Due to the pandemic the federal has extended making changes to MAID legislation to December 18, 2020. Click here for more information.  

Just Faith Forum: This month you are invited to learn about the underlying roots of the global hunger/refugee crisis. One group of people that are refugees due to religious persecution are the Rohingya of Myanmar. Read this World Renew article about the Refugee Camp Conditions. In addition, this AlJazeera Report from October that gives some helpful in-depth reporting about this continuing crisis. Click here for more info. 

Join Christian Stewardship Services Autumn Webinars! Register for our free Will & Estate planning webinar on Wednesday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00PM. Grab a cup of pumpkin spice latte and join us in the comfort of your home to hear about the importance of having a Will! Learn how to protect your family with Power of Attorney documents, future care for special needs family members and much more! Learn the basics and dispel the myths. CSS is also excited to announce another "Fireside Chat" on November 18th at 8:00 PM EST where we take your questions. Have your questions about wills, legacy gifts and charitable giving answered! Learn how to leave behind a positive legacy for those you love, and get past roadblocks holding you back! It's a fun evening of discussion, and learning. Register for either of these events on our Events page OR Click here to find out more about CSS. Register today!

BEIRUT RESPONSE UPDATE:  World Renew would like to extend thanks to Canadian churches and individuals who responded in love by giving to the Beirut response—over $500,000 has been received and many gifts are having double the impact with the Canadian government's match. In the immediate,  6,000 hot meals have been provided to families affected by the blast. World Renew is committed to a longer-term response of providing food vouchers, hygiene kits, COVID-19 informational leaflets, and winterization supplies (blankets, warm clothes, stoves, and fuel) to vulnerable families. Pray for our Lebanese brothers and sisters. Want to stay update? See: International Disaster Response  
GROUNDWORK: CHRIST GLORIFIED: THE HOLY SPIRIT AND GROWING IN CHRISTLIKENESS - The gospel of John points its readers to Jesus’ glory through its faithful account of Jesus’ teachings. Join Groundwork as we study John 14:15-17:26 to discover how we can grow in Christlikeness as his disciples today. Listen now at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork’s weekly emails for future episodes.
Today: The new Today booklets are available at the church!  
The Banner: The November edition of the Banner is available at the church! You can also access a copy online at The Banner. The annual Banner donation appeal was disrupted by COVID and may have been missed altogether. To keep the Banner community conversation going and make up for lost time, give online now at www.theBanner.org/Donate