NEWSLETTER

A Joint Publication of

CENTRE FOR RURAL COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP & MINISTRY
and the
CANADIAN RURAL CHURCH NETWORK


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Current Newsletter - Sept 2014 (222KB)

Click below for individual articles in Sept 2014 newsletter.

FAITH MATTERS

Coming to Understand
A year and a half later High River flood continues impacting lives

Voice to the Voiceless
Statement of 2014 International Rural Churches Association 5th Quadrennial Conference, held In Lilongwe, Malawi, July 28 to August 1, 2014

RURAL LIFE ISSUES

Community Resiliency
Coming back stronger than ever after experiencing crisis...

In A World That Can’t Stop Talking
Introverts offer unique gifts in a world that can’t stop talking 

Young and Old Need Each Other
Young competitors impact lives of Seniors-in-Residence

DEVOTIONAL THOUGHTS

A Twinkle in God’s Eye
Learning about God through song and story

Glimpses of God
The story of Job helps us catch “glimpses of God”.

For a Child Leaving Home (Paraphrase of Psalm 20)
A blessing for youth and their families as the young leave the nest...

Gathering
 A valuable resource for worship planners

RURAL MINISTRY STORIES

Blue Christmas Service of Hope
Folks who have experienced a loss or have lost a sense of hope were invited to recall the true Spirit of Christmas...

The High River Flood (Alberta)

A pastor's experience...

CiRCLe M NEWS

Church and Community Crisis Response
Online training seminar hosted by CiRCLe M in spring 2014...

Helping the Traumatized Arising from Crisis Situations

Excerpt from two presentations given at the CiRCLe M seminar on Church and Community Crisis Response training, May 2014...

 Upcoming Courses
Healthy Rural Communities
November 2014

LINKS

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CiRCLe M links to rural community resources

Tips on how to live with respect in creation

Interview with Justice Murray Sinclair - Truth and Reconciliation

 

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