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Practical resource on welcoming refugees

Welcome the Stranger: A Canadian Church Guide to Welcoming Refugees is a free downloadable booklet that helps private sponsors welcome and settle individuals and families into a new life in Canada.

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Training to welcome newcomers

Check out this new video-based resource on biblical hospitality for church leaders and networking opportunities for ministries and congregations serving newcomers to Canada

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Parenting Faith Research Study

Downloads are now available (April 11) from this collaborative study on how evangelical parents understand their roles as disciple makers of their children. What helps or hinders? How best can churches and ministries support them?

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Reverse euthanasia expansion

Canada's laws on assisted dying are expanding to include mental illness and possibly youth and by advance request. Our kit can help you take action.

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Get our revised Civic Engagement Kit

Contribute to our nation's future using our revised pdf download (March 2022) on:
• Why get involved with social issues? And how?
• Tips on contacting your MP
• How a bill becomes law, and what you can do

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Uniting Evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus

On the Faith Today website

"Rethinking global mission." The line between local and global missions continues to blur, say Canadian experts. Posted Jan. 1.

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Health Canada report shows steep increase continuing in MAiD deaths

Health Canada's fourth annual report on MAID in Canada has data from 2022. It shows the steep increase in MAiD deaths is continuing  ...

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New polling reveals Canadians’ views on medical assistance in dying

Only half of Canadians (51%) are aware MAiD will become available on the basis of mental illness in March 2024, according to an Angus Reid...

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Our latest, en français

Find translations from Faith Today, Canada Watch and more at TheEFC.ca/actions-evangeliques

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Bill S-210: Online pornography restriction

Bill S-210 proposes to set up crucial protection for minors from the harms of exposure to online pornography.

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Bill C-270 would require verified age and consent in pornography

Bill C-270 would require those making or distributing pornographic material for a commercial purpose to verify the age and consent of each person...

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Bill S-263: A permanent national strategy to combat human trafficking

Bill S-263 would require the federal government to maintain and update a national strategy to combat human trafficking. It specifies that the...

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Life expectancy, cause of death and MAiD

When people die from MAiD, StatsCan lists their causes of deaths under the underlying illness, disease or disability that led to the request for...

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The EFC welcomes court decision reaffirming prostitution law

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has found, in a decision released Sept. 18, 2023, that all the provisions of Canada's prostitution laws...

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Submission on conscientious objection to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

The Alberta body that regulates doctors asked for feedback on its policy on conscientious objection by Jan. 15, 2024. One of the proposed changes...

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Job opportunities

The EFC is now accepting applications for a full-time Research and Policy Analyst in Ottawa

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The EFC launches new resource on disability and belonging

Life Together: Disability and Belonging in the Church is a new online and print resource available free. Aussi disponible en français.

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Improving our support of newcomers with Welcome Church training

New and practical resource to help congregations from coast to coast better welcome newcomers to Canada into churches and into deeper community

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Canadian research examines how parents share faith with children

Topic: Family

How is Christian faith shared from one generation to the next? What help does the local church provide?

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Psychiatrists rebut misconceptions about MAiD for mental illness

A group of Canadian psychiatrists has written about MAiD for mental illness, addressing the troubling inaccuracies in a recent journal article...

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EFC Podcasts

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Responding to abuse allegations in seminaries and churches

Abuse allegations just keep coming in churches, seminaries and ministry organizations. How can we respond well and build a culture where these things are less likely to occur? Our guest Lydia Fawcett points the way.   

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War in Israel & Being The Family of God

As the war in Israel continues into its fourth month, All Things Reconciled is joined from Jerusalem by Salim Munayer (PRN Middle East North Africa Regional Coordinator) with fresh insights, laments, and a call to Christians to consider more deeply what it means to be God's family in a world torn apart.

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What makes for an evangelistic church?

In this episode of the Faith Trends podcast, Dr. Joel Thiessen, sociology professor at Ambrose University and Director of the Flourishing Congregations Institute talks with us about what makes for an evangelistic congregation.

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Potlucks of Peace in Afghanistan

Luke grew up in Afghanistan, endured the tumultuous political journey of his country, and then came to know Jesus. He now serves the Afghan House Church Network and helps Afghan Christians, so traumatized and beset by years of suffering, find a new future through the power of reconciliation.

What Our Affiliates Have to Say

Outreach Canada
Craig Kraft, Executive Director

“I am thankful for The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and for their outstanding resources. Many of their booklets and resources on Canadian issues have been well read in our office. The EFC is our own private guardian. They stand up with us and for us when we can not do it by ourselves. We are blessed to have them acting and interceding on our behalf. Their helpful team of experts is always just a phone call or email away.” (www.outreach.ca)

Christian Reformed Church in North America
Darren Roorda, former Canadian Ministries Director

"Affiliation with the EFC is an important part of our ministry posture in the Christian Reformed Church. It demonstrates to the local churches of our faith stream that the cause of Christ is a mission we share together with other traditions nearby to us. It is also a demonstration to the world of the uniting power of God's love for those who are called to express that love in places ranging from church basements to the towers of Parliament." (crcna.org)

Crandall University
Dr. Bruce Fawcett, President & Vice Chancellor

"We have deeply appreciated the benefits of our affiliation with the EFC. We have enjoyed EFC resource staff who have spoken to faculty, staff and students on our campus, and have served as advisors via email and phone on other occasions. I have personally enjoyed the connections made with other ministry leaders through the EFC's annual Presidents' Day gatherings. I also deeply appreciate the role that the EFC has had in giving birth to what is now known as Christian Higher Education Canada - an association which has been an excellent source of fellowship and encouragement for our university. The vision and insights provided by the EFC have been a wonderful gift to the Canadian church!" (www.crandallu.ca)

Toronto Christian Community Church
Jonathan Chan, Senior Pastor

"The EFC proves to be an important Kingdom partner. They help us to champion an evangelical engagement relevant to the Canadian context. As our country becomes more and more secular, a vital evangelical voice that is loud and clear is much needed. The theological resource and pastoral guidelines are very helpful, and they always come out in a timely manner." (tccc.ca)

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