Category Archives: Diaconal Ministries

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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There’s Stil...

Posted on 2014-10-08 no responses">

It's not too late to register for next week's Dignity Serves training! As mentioned in a previous posting, Dignity Serves is a...

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25th Anniversary C...

Posted on 2014-08-13 no responses">

Please join the Holland Deacons' Conference as we celebrate and give thanks to God for blessing and using Buen Pastor Ministries--one...

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