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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. Published October 2020.

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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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Family Faith Formation Study

Learn more about a 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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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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Stop euthanasia expansion

Canada's laws on assisted dying are under review and expansion is likely. Get our action kit

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Uniting Evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus

On the Faith Today website

"Three gentle spiritual resolutions for a new year" by Darryl Dash. Posted by Canada’s Christian magazine Jan 1.

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Job opportunities

The EFC is now accepting applications for a full-time research assistant to join its Centre for Research on Church and Faith.

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Imposing a new values test on military chaplains

A comment on the Advisory Report that recommends exclusion in the name of diversity for Canada’s military chaplaincy.

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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-230: Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act

Bill C-230 would have made it a criminal offence to coerce someone to participate in medical assistance in dying.

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Charitable status for pro-life organizations

The government aims to “make anti-abortion organizations ... ineligible for charitable status.” Learn more and take action.

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New Research Highlights Unique Aspects of Small Canadian Churches

There is more to the thousands of small churches in Canadian neighbourhoods than many people realize. A new study digs into the realities of these...

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The EFC calls for action against MAiD expansion

The EFC is encouraging Canadians to contact MPs over the planned expansion of medical assistance in dying.

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Bill C-291 would clarify criminal laws on child abuse and exploitation

Topic: Pornography

Change references to "child pornography" in the Criminal Code to the more accurate term "child sexual abuse material." Learn more and take action.

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Bringing the good news home

Topic: Refugees

How can churches and individuals respond wisely to the refugee crisis? Some ideas from Jon Fuller of the Welcome Church project.

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Letter to finance minister about changes to charitable status

EFC letter Nov. 23 asks for clarification, expresses deep concern about possible changes to charitable status of pro-life and other charities.

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The EFC appoints new senior leadership roles in 2023

Bruce J. Clemenger to become Senior Ambassador; David Guretzki to become new CEO and President effective January 31, 2023.

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EFC Podcasts

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Religion, Spirituality and Secularity among Millennials

In this episode we talk with Dr. Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme about her new book Religion, Spirituality and Secularity among Millennials: The Generation Shaping American and Canadian Trends, and we explore the reasons why so many are taking a pass on religion.

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Parenting Faith

Lesli van Milligen is Canadian director, congregational ministry (and team lead for regional catalyzers) of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. She joins Karen Stiller to offer encouragement and insights for parents and churches alike.

We are offering courage for caregivers with Marjorie Thompson

Marjorie J. Thompson has reassuring and encouraging words for us as we dig into the spirituality of caregiving.

Family Faith Formation

​​Guest host Karen Stiller interviews researchers Lindsay Callaway and Rick Hiemstra about how family faith formation in evangelical homes is different than many of us expect.

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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