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Special Offering - World Renew’s 2020-2021 Gift Giving Tree helps people, families, and communities experience more of the joy that God intends for them. Find a special gift that helps someone in need during the COVID-19 outbreak. Give at worldrenew.ca/gifts or call 1-888-WRLD-RNW. For more information see also our website.
Christmas with World Renew: You are invited to celebrate Christmas with World Renew through a virtual celebration on Wednesday, December 16 at 4:30 pm PST. You'll have the opportunity to hear a 20-minute update from the directors for World Renew, as well as other key leaders, about how World Renew is continuing to share Christ's hope during a pandemic, in the face of disaster and injustice. Following that, choose any two 20-minute breakout rooms to learn more. For more information or to register see "Christmas with World Renew".
Have you signed up for Advent Devotions yet? There are a couple of options available to you through the CRC. 1. World Renew, Resonate, and the CRC Office of Social Justice will distribute a free email devotional to your inbox during Advent. Sign up to receive reflections on this year’s theme of He Will Be Our Peace every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through Christmas Day. Go to justice.crcna.org/advent to sign up today! OR: 2. Advent Devotional Series From Today - It's been a rough year. Let Advent help you see God’s story in Christmas. This special devotional series takes you deeper into the true meaning of Christmas, the coming Savior. Subscribe at todaydevotional.com/advent.
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is putting on a number of online events to help us journey through Advent this year. Take a look here.
Ministry to Seafarers will be distributing Christmas gifts again this year for the annual Christmas at Sea gift-giving campaign. If you would like to support this cause that brings joy to so many seafarers each year, send your donations to Ministry to Seafarers, 401 E Waterfront Rd, Vancouver, BC V6A 4G9. Cheques can now be made payable to "Ministry to Seafarers." Write "Christmas at Sea" on the memo line.
Just Faith Forum: Join with a group of CRCNA agencies to expose the hidden crisis of gender-based violence (GVB), the horror and pain inflicted on women and girls around the world for the “crime” of being female. Together, through 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM (Nov. 25 to Dec. 10) let's learn about and raise awareness of the causes and impacts of GBV and how Christians can make an impact on families’ lives and bring hope for the future. For more information on how you can join us see CRCNA 16 Days of Activism