The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, January 19, 2010

General January 19, 2010


EFC CALLS FOR PRAYER FOR HAITI
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) urges supporters to pray for the people of Haiti and donate through one of the many EFC affiliates that minister in that desperately struggling nation. Read the EFC's guidelines for effective disaster response. Read this article to learn more about the country and the people grappling with one of history's deadliest earthquakes.

USEFUL RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS IN HAITI
ActivateCFPL guest blogger Robyn Bright, Micah Challenge Canada’s national co-ordinator, comments on the crisis in Haiti in one of this week’s EFC blog postings.

ROUNDTABLE WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS AND A REPORT ON YOUTH MINISTRY
The Youth and Young Adult Ministry Roundtable met Jan.10-13, and welcomed several new member organizations. The roundtable provides ministry leaders with a point of connection and cooperation in order to maximize their impact on unreached youth in the emerging cultural context. Marv Penner and John McAuley introduced What's Happening?  The State of Youth Ministry In Canada, a nationwide research project designed to spur the growth of youth ministry, generate further dialogue and produce new levels of what can happen with youth ministry in Canada.

AIR MILES CARDS STILL LEFT TO SUPPORT MINISTRY
Thanks to everyone who has requested an EFC Air Miles card to help advance the ministry of the EFC. We still have a limited supply of cards available for those wishing to support our ministry. Request your card today.

The Problem Is on the Inside!
Sara Fretheim attended an EFC Christian Leaders Connection event in B.C. and discovered surprising statistics about faith perspectives in Canada. She argues that the problem is not "out there," it's right here, in our churches and attitudes. Decide for yourself at a CLC event in Toronto – Jan 25, Belleville – Feb 16, Otterburne – Mar 25, Briercrest – Mar 26/27, and Ottawa – April 13.

CHRISTIAN HORIZONS AND THE QUEER BOOKSTORE
EFC Legal Counsel, Faye Sonier, comments on one aspect of the Christian Horizons appeal, in which the EFC intervened this past December.

Misplaced?
What do youth think of the Church today? This DVD, produced by Make You Think for the EFC portrays the views of today's church from a young adult perspective. View it on-line or order your copy today.


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