Bannerman Partners

Our experiment began before the pandemic, but the pandemic intensified our efforts and made the experiment even more vital. It involves partnering with the church’s local community of Bannerman. Here is how it works: We …

Video Greeting

Submitted by Dan Steen, Park Church, Holland, MI Categories: Worship/Outreach We started live-streaming our worship services, not because we wanted to, but because we had to. We now realize that the live-streaming worship will continue, …

Flower Delivery

Submitted by Julie Beezhold, Cascade Fellowship Category:  Hospitality/Assimilation When Covid hit and everything was locked down last spring, nobody was on the church property to enjoy the spring Narcissus bulbs when they bloomed. We went …

Discipleship Program – Children

Submitted by Brian Hendrickson, Faith Community Church – Wishek, ND Category:  Children’s Ministry Prior to COVID, but especially afterwards we recognized the need to create a consistent discipleship program from Adult to Children – similar …

Morning Devotions

Submitted by Brian Hendrickson, Faith Community Church – Wishek, ND Category:  Adult Discipleship Many people were feeling disjointed because they were unable to attend services in person. I started posting a morning devotion on our …

Turquoise Tables

Submitted by Sue Prins, Providence Church, Holland, MI Category:  Adult Discipleship As a church, we are becoming more serious about equipping people for mission. We want to help inspire our people to get to know …

House Church via Zoom

Submitted by Miguel Cruz, West Coram Deo House Church Category: Worship Because of COVID, we have had to make adjustments to how we do worship. While a lot of churches have gone to live streaming, …

Bible Study

Submitted by Bill Nieuwenhuis, Classis Alberta North Category: Youth Ministry I have taken a Bible concordance, dictionary and handbook and developed a discipleship training workshop for youth and their leaders (this can be done with …

Birthday Connection

Submitted by Stanley Groothof, Trinity Christian Reformed Church, Rock Valley, Iowa Category: Hospitality/Assimilation When the pandemic started, we began putting people’s birthdays in our weekly bulletin, encouraging the congregation to connect with one another on …

Blessing Local Elementary School

Submitted by Marcus Roskamp, Faith Reformed Church Category: Outreach We bought $20 gift cards for all staff and faculty of our local Elementary School and had the congregation write notes of encouragement and thanks. We …