The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, June 1, 2010

General June 2, 2010

EFC PRESIDENT SPEAKS AT COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
On May 30, Bruce J. Clemenger, president of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) was the commencement speaker at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ont., celebrating 25 years of graduation ceremonies. Justin Cooper, president of Redeemer retires this month and will serve as Executive Director for Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC).

EFC COMMENTS ON CANADA’S LAWS ABOUT THE UNBORN

André Schutten, law student and former intern for the EFC's Centre for Faith and Public Life, explores Canada’s laws in regard to the unborn in Defying Common Sense: the Criminal Code and the Being-Born, Newly Born and Unborn Child at ActivateCFPL.

ANSWER TO PRAYER FOR PERSECUTED WOMEN

You will want to read the EFC’s Anita Levesque’s update on the results of your prayers for two persecuted women from Iran in her ActivateCFPL blog UPDATE: ”Maryam Rostampour and Marzieh Amirizadeh Acquitted and Freed!”

Muslim Ministry Leaders Pray and Share

The Canadian Network for Muslim Ministry (CNMM) met in Campbellville, Ont., in May for their annual leaders retreat. The group strategized on how to strengthen city networks, partner effectively and foster a culture of prayer. Planning is underway for their first national conference in Calgary, Nov. 11- 13 with the theme of "Loving Muslims Together."

[ACTIVATE] your faith series

How Merciful? Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide has just been added to Not So Ancient: Human Trafficking  and Modern Slavery – justice issues books for youth and young adults seeking to live out their faith in a tangible and impacting way. [ACTIVATE] is for those (of all ages) who are tired of the status quo and are ready to live the life that is truly life – found in God’s call for justice. Order your copies today

FAITH TODAY'S
GLOBAL VILLAGE SERIES CONTINUES

Read the latest instalment in Faith Today's Global Village series, this one on Colombia.

DO YOU HAVE A CITY-WIDE OUTREACH EVENT COMING UP?

You will want to read the cover story of the latest Faith Today, with tips and advice from the organizers of More Than Gold, the outreach initiative to the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Subscribe today.

EFC MINISTRY ADVANCEMENT PRESENTS AT CONFERENCES

Paul Hilsden, ministry advancement associate for the EFC, will represent the EFC at the Associated Gospel Churches of Canada conference, June 3-5 in Ottawa.

EFC AFFILIATE SPOTLIGHT

This week’s EFC affiliate spotlight is on Christian Studies International (CSI). The emphasis of CSI provides opportunities for Christian academics to teach overseas in public universities. Read more about the work of this EFC affiliate and how your ministry can affiliate.

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