The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, August 31, 2010

General August 31, 2010
Together for influence, impact and identity

efc searches for vp development and communication
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada is searching for a highly-skilled leader for the key position of Vice-President, Development and Communication. Read the job profile here.

A CONFERENCE FOR A TIME SUCH AS THIS
The EFC invites you to a crucial dialogue – Nov. 16 - 18, in Toronto – about the changing landscape of Church and mission and this unique moment in history for Canadian Evangelicals. Read more about the Hinge Conference, and plan to attend.

OCTOBER MEETING IN Saskatoon
The Canadian Marriage and Family Network (CMFN), which operates on the EFC’s administrative/communications platform, will facilitate an Oct. meeting in Saskatoon with local pastors and church leaders to discuss working together to intentionally transform the relational landscape of their churches and the communities they serve. Email for more details.

It’s Time to OutRun Poverty!
On Sep. 18 Micah Challenge Canada is teaming up with Make Poverty History and churches across Ottawa for a 5km fun run/walk to show support for global poverty eradication – and something of God’s heart for the poor. There is no cost to participate, and runners can sign up as individuals or teams to participate. Participants can expect dynamic speakers, a great run, family-oriented post-run activities and refreshments. Register online. Micah Challenge Canada is a ministry partner of the EFC.

Wea  addresses Pentecostal World Fellowship
Geoff Tunnicliffe, chief executive officer of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), affirmed the strength of relations between Pentecostals and other Evangelicals in a formal address to the triennial Pentecostal World Conference in Sweden, held last week. EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger is general secretary of the WEA North American Alliance.

100 million prayers. 10 million promises. 1000 politicians impacted. Be part of history!
On Oct. 10 millions of Christians around the world will pray for the world’s poor, and make a collective promise to act on global poverty. Many of those praying have experienced poverty first hand – and have seen how the Church can play a powerful role in alleviating poverty. Would you like to join this global movement of Christians committed to praying and acting to see the end of poverty? Visit www.micah2010.org for “10.10.10” for more information and church resources. Micah Challenge Canada is a ministry partner of the EFC.

A GUIDE FOR YOUR INTERNATIONAL CHURCH TO CHURCH PARTNERSHIPS
The EFC’s Global Mission Roundtable offers the Guide to Best Practices in Church-to-Church Partnerships, Order today for $10 or with a 50% discount if you are an affiliate of the EFC. Download the Code of Best Practice in Church-to-Church-Partnerships, a set of standards to serve as a benchmark, for free.

JUST IN TIME FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR IN FAITH TODAY
The Sept/Oct issue of Faith Today, the EFC's award-winning magazine, features an eye-opening and practical examination of sex education in public schools and how Christian parents can best respond. Subscribe today.

PLAN YOUR YEAR OF SOCIAL JUSTICE WORK WITH THE EFC
As your church or organization gears up for a more engaged interaction with the social issues of the day, check out the EFC's social issues page for information and practical tips on involvement in a wide range of concerns.

A NEW WAY OF DOING EVANGELISM
What does evangelism look like today? Check out this article from the latest Faith Today, posted at Christianity.ca, an EFC web initiative for the Christian community in Canada.

LEARN HOW TO TURN YOUR CONCERNS INTO ACTION
The EFC wants to help you turn your convictions into action. Read this simple list of practical tips.

THE EFC IS IN THE NEWS
Check out recent news involving the EFC, adding an Evangelical voice to Canadian issues, stories and hot topics.

HELP US FLY WITH AIR MILES
The Air Miles you collect can help build the EFC. Find out how.

THE EFC ON SOCIAL NETWORKS
EFC Facebook Page
http://www.facebook.com/theEFC

EFC Law and Public Policy Blog
http://activateCFPL.theEFC.ca

EFC Experimental YouTube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/user/EFCDavidAuyeung
Main EFC Twitter Feed
http://twitter.com/theEFC

EFC Law and Public Policy Feed

http://twitter.com/activateCFPL

EFC Research on Canadian Evangelicalism Feed
http://twitter.com/efc_crce
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