THE EFC UPDATE - 2015.04.07
Together for influence, impact and identity
EFC DENOMINATIONAL LEADERS MEET
EFC President Bruce J. Clemenger will be participating in a gathering of denominational leaders this week. Twice a year leaders from EFC affiliate denominations meet together in a peer-led gathering to discuss issues of common concern and pray together.
EFC SPEAKER IN OTTAWA
EFC Policy Analyst Julia Beazley will discuss sex education issues with parents at Metropolitan Bible Church, Ottawa, April 19. Request a speaker for your event or church at theEFC.ca/speakers.
FEMALE DEANS EFFECTIVE AT SEMINARIES
Is it a trend? Meet three women who serve as deans at Canadian seminaries in the latest issue of Faith Today. You will be inspired to read how each found her calling and influences others by living out her faith. Buy a print subscription now to receive the complete issue. We’re currently offering our best prices ever – only $2.99 per issue at faithtoday.ca/subscriptions – but only for a few more weeks!
LATEST POSTS AT BLOG.FAITHTODAY.CA
→Running With New Possibilities in Canadian Seminaries, By Jo-Ann Badley
→Happy Easter: Quotes for Reflection, By Karen Stiller
COMING EVENTS AT THEEFC.CA/CALENDAR
→World Vision Heart & Soul Forums, Vancouver/Calgary/Edmonton, April 7-9
→Elevate Family Conference, Langley, April 10
→David Festival of Worship and the Arts, Port Perry, April 10-12
→Justice Tour, Vancouver/Edmonton/Saskatoon/Winnipeg, April 13-16
HELP DEFEND THE SANCTITY OF LIFE
In Canada it used to be a criminal offense to help anyone kill themselves. But a recent Supreme Court decision is changing that. Would you consider financially supporting the EFC’s work of defending the sanctity of life and calling the government to take every step necessary to preserve life and protect vulnerable Canadians?
AN EASTER PARTY IN CANADA’S POOREST POSTAL CODE
Claudia Launhardt is an anthropology professor who’s on an unusual mission investing in hotels in Vancouver’s most disreputable neighborhood. She tells a colourful story about a special Easter egg hunt there involving Christian university students, at the EFC website Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian library online.