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Coronavirus resources for churches and Christian groups

Visit our regularly updated webpage on responding to COVID-19 to see a helpful list of resource links.

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Urgent action required on euthanasia law

Bill C-7 would make assisted death available to people who are not at the end of life, and remove some other key safeguards to Canada's law on assisted dying. Learn more and contact your MP.

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Revised study guide on pornography

Articles and discussion questions that can help you and your church understand what is going on with pornography today, why it matters, and how we can respond as Christians and as parents. Newly revised in October 2019.

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Young adults staying or leaving?

Download Renegotiating Faith, a major 2018 research report on the special faith challenges in the transition to young adulthood today.

In 2019 a second report was released specific to the Christian postsecondary education sector.

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Get our new kit on political engagement

Contribute to our nation's future using our new resources 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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Brief on Palliative Care to the Health Committee

Five-page submission from May 2020 recommends maintaining the distinction between palliative care and euthanasia, and recommends conscience...

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On the Faith Today website

New from Canada’s Christian magazine. May 13, "Our church is our community." We're not alone in the pandemic, writes Karen Stiller

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Letter to Federal Ministers on Funding for Anti-Trafficking Programs

The EFC is concerned to hear that a number of programs across Canada that help women and girls escape paid sexual exploitation and sex trafficking...

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Tips for Small Church Pastors During the Pandemic (Based on EFC Research)

Now is the time to play to your strengths, mobilize your people and resist any impulse to reinvent the wheel, suggests EFC research assistant...

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Brief on COVID-19 to the Finance Committee

The EFC submitted recommendations in May 2020 to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding the government's response to the...

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2019 Church & Faith Trends Survey

A major new EFC survey suggests half of Canadians are either agnostic, atheist or unreligious. And only a tenth attend religious services weekly...

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Letter to Minister of Justice on Bill C-7

We are writing out of deep concern and opposition to Bill C-7 (expansion of assisted dying). We urge you to reflect carefully.

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How Early Christians Handled Their ‘COVID-19’

Today most of us sit confined in our homes, unsure of how widespread the COVID-19 virus is in our community, our country, or the world. 

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Religious leaders publish joint response to COVID-19 pandemic

This ecumenical and interfaith message, “Hope, Gratitude and Solidarity,” has been signed by more than 30 EFC affiliate denominational...

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Join our June 3 webinar on reopening churches

Register now so you can type in questions and comments and get live answers from our guests. You can also send questions ahead of time by email if...

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Submission on Proposed Calgary Bylaw Banning Conversion Therapy

Submission of the EFC to a Calgary committee on proposed bylaw banning conversion therapy

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Bill C-7: Medical Assistance in Dying

Bill C-7 would allow assisted death for Canadians who are not dying as well as make other euthanasia changes. Incl. sample letter to contact your MP.

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New on the EFC Podcast

Latest audio (May. 20): “Youth Ministry in COVID-19,” with Sid Koop

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Bill C-8: Criminal Code Ban on Conversion Therapy

This bill, proposed March 9, 2020, creates new Criminal Code offences relating to conversion therapy. Use our sample letter to contact your MP.

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Karen Stiller spiritual memoir book launch - The Minister's Wife

Karen Stiller is a veteran writer, editor (Faith Today) and host of the EFC Podcast. She discussed her new book, "The Minister's Wife: A memoir of faith, doubt, friendship, loneliness, forgiveness and more" (Tyndale Publishers) with Mark Buchanan, theologian (Ambrose University) and author of many books including "God Walk: Moving at the Speed of Your Soul" (Zondervan, 2020).

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, 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

CrossRoads Community Church (Kenton, MB)
Jason Hodson, Senior Pastor

"The EFC is my 'go to' resource for issues that the modern church faces today They are at the beachhead, addressing and speaking truth to cultural issues that threaten to overwhelm church and society. The EFC is a voice to power and a tool box of resources to help my church respond lovingly and wisely to relevant issues."

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