The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, November 30, 2010

General December 1, 2010


Together for influence, impact and identity

Get Active! Join the EFC's Campaign on Roxanne's Law (Coerced Abortion)

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada's (EFC) Centre for Faith and Public Life is launching a two-week campaign In support of Bill C-510, Roxanne's Law's, against coerced abortion. C-510 is scheduled to be voted on in the House of Commons on Dec.15. The CFPL has created a new webpage with information about the bill, how you can get involved and guidelines on submitting a video to this social media campaign. Visit www.theEFC.ca/roxanne.


WATCH EFC VP SPEAK TO PROSTITUTION LAW DEBATE
Don Hutchinson, EFC VP, participated in a lively discussion on Ontario's prostitution law ruling, on the national television program Goldhawk Live. Watch it here.

WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH PROSTITUTION IN ONTARIO?
Don Hutchinson, general legal counsel for the EFC, explains the legal status of Canada's prostitution laws in Ontario and reflects on his experience appearing on Goldhawk Live at ActivateCFPL in "The Ontario Prostitution Ruling: While We're Waiting."

IRAQ CHURCH MURDERS GAIN PARLIAMENT'S ATTENTION
The EFC's Anita Levesque writes about the recent attention given by Canadian parliamentarians to the lack of religious freedom in Iraq at ActivateCFPL in "Iraqi Religious Freedom Highlighted in Parliament: Hear, hear!"

EFC COMMENTS ON 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA'S PROMISE TO END CHILD POVERTY
EFC Policy Analyst Julia Beazley reviews the status of government action on the promise made by Parliament to put an end to Canadian children living in poverty,  at Activate CFPL in "Canadian Children in Poverty: 21 Years Later…Still a Time for Action."

THE EFC TALKS WITH FREE METHODIST PASTORS
Rick Hiemstra, the EFC's director of research and media relations, met  with a Free Methodist pastors network in Courtice, Ont. this past week to talk about church and social trends. To have an EFC representative speak with your group see our EFC Speakers Bureau.

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY AT THE EFC
The EFC is looking for a committed individual who can serve at the Markham office in the area of Office Administration.  Click here to visit the EFC website for details.

WEA INTERVIEWED ABOUT SUDAN
Geoff Tunnicliffe, international director of the World Evangelical Alliance and director of global initiatives for the EFC, is interviewed about Sudan's upcoming election by Christianity Today. Read it here.

A Gift That Gives All Year
Consider helping your loved ones to become better connected, equipped and informed Christians by giving them a subscription to the EFC's magazine, Faith Today. The new "digital-only" subscription option (only $17.39 per year) makes a great gift for those living outside of Canada. The familiar print subscription remains available as well. Ordering is as easy as calling toll-free with a credit card: 1-866-302-3362 x 246.

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 Video Channels
http://www.youtube.com/user/theEFCca
http://vimeo.com/user969491/videos/sort:date

Main EFC Twitter Feed
http://twitter.com/theEFC

EFC Law and Public Policy Feed
http://twitter.com/activateCFPL

EFC Research Feed
http://twitter.com/EFCresearch

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada is the national association of evangelical Christians, gathered together for influence, impact and identity in ministry and public witness. Since 1964 the EFC has provided a national forum for Evangelicals and a constructive voice for biblical principles in life and society.

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