The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update, Febrauary 9, 2010

General fr 10/02/2010

EFC REPLIES TO IGNATIEFF’S REMARKS ON ABORTION
Don Hutchinson, vice-president of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC), writes about comments made by Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff concerning the Prime Minister’s proposed international focus on maternal health and childcare issues in this week’s webitorial.

EFC's CHAIR David Wells Takes on an Olympian Challenge
David Wells is the overseer for the chaplaincy program at Vancouver's Winter Olympics, in addition to being the EFC's chair of the board and the general superintendent for the PAOC.

WHY ARE THE OLYMPICS SUCH A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE?
Visit the website headquarters of many of the Christian outreach planned for the Vancouver Olympics.

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT NEEDED TO ENHANCE YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY ACROSS CANADA
The Youth and Young Adult Ministry Roundtable, which operates on the EFC’s communication and administrative platform, welcomes applications for its “Communications Consultant” position. The person in this part-time role will support the roundtable’s work by overseeing its communications strategy and content, much of which is web-based. Interested candidates should submit a resumé to Carl Nash by Feb. 19.

association of university teachers Initiates a 21st Century "Witch-Hunt"
The EFC’s Legal Counsel Faye Sonier comments at ActivateCFPL, an EFC blog, on the investigations of Christian Higher Education Canada institutions being undertaken by the Canadian Association of University Teachers.

EFC DIRECTOR AND WEA HEAD INTERVIEWED ON HAITI AND LAUSANNE
Geoff Tunnicliffe, international director of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and director of global initiatives for the EFC spoke to The Christian Post about pressing global issues and evangelical initiatives. Remember the Canadian government match of donations to Haiti continues until Feb. 12.

WHY DO EVANGELICALS NEED TO SPEAK OUT ON GLOBAL POVERTY?
Robyn Bright, national coordinator for Micah Challenge Canada, recently spoke with Christian Week editor Josiah Neufeld, about why Canadian Christian voices on global poverty are so important. The EFC is a key partner of the Micah Challenge, and hosts the Micah Challenge National Office in its Centre for Faith and Public Life.

HOW TO INCREASE THE IMPACT OF YOUR CHURCH — IN ONE DAY
The EFC's Christian Leaders Connection days welcome leaders and lay people alike to learn and share more effective ways to connect faith with current Canadian culture. One recent participant blogged about their experience: “Although (or maybe because) I’m an artist to the core, there is something about graphs, spreadsheets and colour-coding that just speaks to me! Several things jumped out at us during the presentations, giving us lots to talk about.” For your opportunity to join the conversation, check dates and locations for upcoming CLCs.

FAITH TODAY'S GLOBAL VILLAGE KEEPS GROWING
Faith Today's series on countries around the world features Armenia in this article available online.

WONDER WHAT DIGITAL FAITH TODAY IS LIKE?
Are you wondering if going digital with your Faith Today subscription is for you? Check out this digital sample.

HOW IS GOD AT WORK IN DENOMINATIONS?
Read this Faith Today series on what God is doing in Canadian denominations. Maybe your denomination is there.  

EFC ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

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