The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, October 19, 2010

General October 20, 2010
Together for influence, impact and identity

WHY ATTEND HINGE?
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada's (EFC) Paul Hilsden explains why pastors and ministry leaders of all sorts would find it helpful to join the Hinge conversation about the changing landscape of Church and Mission and how to respond to it. Read more about the Hinge Conference (Nov. 16-18 in Toronto) and plan to attend.

WEA EXPRESSES DISAPOINTMENT OVER CHINA'S ABSENCE
The World Evangelical Alliance expressed its disappointment over the absence of the Christian Delegation from China at the Third Lausanne Congress gathering now in South Africa. Bruce J. Clemenger, president of the EFC, and Bill Winger, CFO of the EFC, are attending Lausanne. Read the WEA's press release here. See the Lausanne Evangelism Congress opening.

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Don Hutchinson, director of the EFC’s Centre for Faith and Public Life, comments on the impact of municipal government and local school boards on you, your children and your church at ActivateCFPL   in “Are Municipal Elections Sexy Enough to Get Your Attention? Ignoring them could be a critical mistake.”

LIBERTY OR LIABILITY? THE FUTURE OF INSTITUTIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
The EFC's  VP and General Legal Counsel Don Hutchinson and the EFC's Legal Counsel Faye Sonier, will speak at the one day Cardus and Redeemer University College symposium “Liberty or Liability? The Future of Institutional Religious Freedom” being held at Redeemer University College on Wed. Oct. 27.

SASKATOON launch is coming up!
Join us in Saskatoon Nov. 19-20 for the launch of a One-Year Marriage Coaching Track by The Canadian Marriage and Family Network (CMFN). Come and discuss working together to intentionally transform the relational landscape of churches and communities. Email for more details. The CMFN operates on the EFC’s administrative/communications platform.

EFC REPRESENTATIVE VISITING in B.C.
Paul Hilsden, ministry advancement associate for the EFC, will be connecting with EFC affiliates and supporters in B.C. On Oct 24, Hilsden will preach at West Coast Christian Fellowship in Vancouver; Oct. 25-27, Hilsden will visit with pastors, ministry and business leaders; Oct 28-29 Hilsden will attend the Pastors and Leaders Conference for the Canadian Foursquare Church and on Oct 30- Nov 1 he will visit again with pastors, ministry and business leaders.

the efc is hiring
Check out this key position now available at the EFC.

HEAR THE EFC ON THE CENSUS CONTROVERSY
Watch the clip of the EFC’s Rick Hiemstra on Listen Up TV explaining why the EFC is calling for the reinstatement of the long-form census.

EFC SEARCHING FOR VOLUNTEERS
Do you have an interest in working with the EFC in the areas of database entry/maintenance and general administration? Our desire is to match your volunteer capacity with our needs so that together we can further the EFC’s vision of working with Evangelicals for “influence, impact and identity.” For more information, email [email protected].

ADD EVEN MORE MEANING TO YOUR LEGACY
Visit the EFC's website to learn about legacy giving and how your generousity can make an impact for years to come.

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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