The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, September 21, 2010

General September 21, 2010

Together for influence, impact and identity

EFC PROVIDES GUIDE FOR PRO-LIFE CAMPUS CLUBS
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada's (EFC) Back-to-School Blitz continues with the release of "Pro-Life Clubs and the Law," offered by the EFC's Centre for Faith and Public Life. The guide provides information for students and their legal counsel on the law and legal principles involved with pro-life campus club challenges. View it here.

EFC SPEAKS ABOUT MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
Don Hutchinson,  vice-president of the EFC and director of the Centre for Faith and Public Life, was a guest on the radio show Faith Journal on Waterloo’s Faith FM on Sept. 14. Hutchinson spoke about the importance of municipal elections and their impact on municipal councils, school boards, religious freedom and daily life.

EFC TO SPEAK ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Don Hutchinson spoke at the EFC affiliate Home School Legal Defence Association’s conference in Ottawa on Sept. 18 and offered an update on religious freedom in Canada.

"THE CANADIAN WHO DOUSED THE FLAMES"
Read this Globe and Mail article featuring Geoff Tunnicliffe, CEO of the World Evangelical Alliance, of which the EFC is a member, speaking about the WEA's role in the Qur'an burning controversy. Watch Tunnicliffe's interview with CBC and hear his recent appearance on The Roy Green radio show. Read the latest WEA statement on their website.

BUILDING MARRIAGES IN SASKATOON
Join us in Saskatoon on Nov. 19-20 for the launch of a One-Year Marriage Coaching Track by The Canadian Marriage and Family Network (CMFN), which operates on the EFC’s administrative/communications platform. Pastors and lay leaders are invited to discuss working together to intentionally transform the relational landscape of their churches and the communities they serve. Email for more details.

YOUR CHANCE TO JOIN THE WORLD IN PRAYER
Join millions of Christians around the world to pray for the world’s poor on Oct. 10.  Visit the Micah Challenge website for more information and church resources. Micah Challenge Canada is a ministry partner of the EFC.

WORK FOR THE EFC?
The EFC is searching for a vice-president, development and communication. Read more here.

The EFC is taking applications for the position of Digital Communications Manager. This position offers a unique opportunity to be connecting with all parts of the EFC mission. Visit our website for more information or contact [email protected].

LATEST FAITH TODAY HITS THE STANDS
The Sept/Oct issue of Faith Today is available, including stories to equip Evangelicals to deal with sex education in the schools (and in their homes), as well as insights in Sri Lanka, Christian Coaching and the Missional Church. Check it out here. Not a subscriber, yet?

A CONFERENCE YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS
The EFC invites you to a crucial dialogue – Nov. 16 - 18, in Toronto – about the changing landscape of Church and mission and this unique moment in history for Canadian Evangelicals. Read more about the Hinge Conference, and plan to attend.

JOIN IN PRAYER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH
Canada will observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) on Sunday, Nov. 14. This year’s focus is based on Psalm 10:17: “Hearing Their Cry.” Read the IDOP Media Release, or visit www.idop.ca for more information.

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

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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