Category Archives: Diaconal Ministries

Church to Church: ...

Posted on 2016-01-06 no responses">

This February, join World Renew Disaster Response Services and Classis Holland area churches in serving and working alongside of our...

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Opportunities to S...

Posted on 2015-09-02 no responses">

The blog post, Challenges = Opportunities, published here on August 11, has resulted in more inquiries and had more "views" than...

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Challenges = Oppor...

Posted on 2015-08-11 no responses">

Due to a number of fairly significant changes that are occurring within programs and services for individuals with developmental...

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Historic Vote by C...

Posted on 2015-07-08 no responses">

After many years of debating and numerous reports supporting the inclusion of deacons as delegates to the annual  Christian...

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Churches Provide V...

Posted on 2015-07-02 no responses">

Although speaking primarily to providers of services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), Bill Gaventa's...

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HDC Moving Forward...

Posted on 2015-04-21 no responses">

On the evening of April 16, 2015, deacons and pastors from churches in Classis Holland gathered together and, among other things, were...

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Asset Based Commun...

Posted on 2015-02-25 no responses">

If you are involved in any type of diaconal work or community ministry and are not familiar with or do not know how to implement Asset...

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Friendship at the ...

Posted on 2015-02-19 no responses">

I (Jack Kooyman) recently wrote the following and posted it on the Christian Reformed Church Network site. I decided to share it here...

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A Call For Involve...

Posted on 2015-01-19 no responses">

It is becoming evident to us that in the very near future many of the residents at My Brother's and Sister's Houses will be needing to...

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World Renew Newsle...

Posted on 2014-10-31 no responses">

World Renew is now offering an online newsletter just for deacons known as Deacons Link.  The post below is a copy of the November...

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