The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, July 21, 2009

General July 21, 2009

EFC NETWORK INVITES LEADERS TO ESTABLISH MUSLIM OUTREACH
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada's Canadian Network of Ministries to Muslims will be inviting pastors, ministry leaders and church leaders in the Greater Toronto area, September 2009, to an outreach prayer and planning meeting for establishing effective Muslim outreach networks. The goal is to strategize effectively to reach the Muslims in your local neighbourhood.

HOW EVANGELICAL IS THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA?
New research by Kevin Flatt is now online on the Canadian Evangelicalism Bibliographies Project’s (CEBP) United Church of Canada page. If you know of other resources on Evangelicalism and the United Church of Canada that should be included in this bibliography, please contact Rick Hiemstra. Explore other interesting research with the EFC’s Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism.

FAITH TODAY DIGITAL – EVERYTHING YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR
For a short time only, non-subscribers can access the current issue of Faith Today in our new digital format. Now there are two ways to enjoy this award winning publication!

EFC AFFILIATE SPOTLIGHT: OM CANADA
This week’s EFC affiliate spotlight is on OM Canada. Since its small beginnings in 1957, a handful of college students equipped with little more than a passion for evangelism and faith in God, OM Canada has understood that "it takes the whole church to reach the whole world." Read more about the work of this EFC affiliate and how your ministry can affiliate.

CYCLISTS RAISE MONEY FOR OLYMPIC BIBLES
Bike for Bibles is a unique initiative of the Canadian Bible Society, an EFC affiliate. Money raised will fund their Olympic New Testament Scriptures as well as other resources for the 2010 winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Read more on Christianity.ca, EFC’s web platform for the Christian community in Canada.

HELPING CHURCHES TO SPREAD THE NEWS
Does your church or ministry know how to use the media to communicate your message? Faith Today has two archived online articles to help churches get free publicity and consider whether or not to spend money on advertising campaigns.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR VICTORIA, B.C.!
Another EFC Christian Leaders Connection event is scheduled this fall. If you live on Vancouver Island, mark your calendar for Wednesday, October 14, and join us at Oaklands Chapel in Victoria, B.C. Check the program and registration details at www.evangelicalfellowship.ca/clc.

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