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Get our new election resources

Prepare for the Oct. 2019 federal election. Get our:
• Issue questions for candidates
• What churches can and cannot do
• Brochure on faith, voting and political engagement
• And more, aussi disponible en français

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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.

New for 2019: A second report specific to the Christian postsecondary education sector.

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Palliative Care Toolkit

Get our free booklet on caring for serious illness – what palliative care is and why it matters so much. Great for small-group discussion or personal reflection.

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Should doctors be forced into euthanasia and abortion?

Conscience rights are in peril - Learn more and take action

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Changes to 2019 Canada Summer Jobs program

Do the government's revisions address all the complaints of the Christian groups excluded last year? Read the EFC's unanswered questions.

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Uniting Evangelicals to bless Canada in the name of Jesus

EFC Newsletter July 16, 2019

Young adult essay and video contest***Biblical rest as leadership

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Compassion Canada answers three questions about Rwanda 25 years after genocide

Twenty-five years have passed since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi people in East Africa. We observed the anniversary by asking three...

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Bill C-75 (2018-2019): On human trafficking, obstructing clergy, child protection, abortion

The EFC addressed a Senate committee May 8 over concerns this bill sends the message that crimes related to human trafficking, assaulting clergy...

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Join the movie tour for "Because of Grácia"

The EFC is encouraging churches and other groups to host screenings of the new film "Because of Grácia" to spark biblical conversations...

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Ressources en français de l'AÉC

Consultez notre nouvelle page Web d'hyperliens vers des ressources de l'AÉC en français

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Submission on Online Hate to the Committee on Justice and Human Rights

How can the Canadian government reduce the promotion of hatred online? The EFC made a submission May 10 to a House of Commons committee.

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Serving or saving?

When we feel overwhelmed by the world's problems, lets remember we are called to serve our neighbour, not be their Messiah, writes David...

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Watch our June webinar - What churches can and cannot do during a federal election

Watch our June 19 webinar recording on ways for congregations to participate responsibly in a federal election.

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New on the EFC Podcast

Latest audio (July 18): “Praying for Canada: Behind the scenes at the National House of Prayer” with Rob Parker

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Submission to the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector

How do religious charities benefit Canadian society? The EFC participated in a review in April, and the committee has now issued its report (June...

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The EFC considers Quebec’s Bill 21 a violation of religious freedom

Bill 21 was passed June 16, 2019. It prohibits government employees in a position of authority from wearing religious symbols. (le français suit)

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How to get our latest news

The Aug/Sep 2019 "Canada Watch" is now available! And check out our events calendar, weekly e-newsletter and more.

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Mercy before grace, says EFC president

Mercy reclaimed in an age of images and idols. By Bruce Clemenger. Reprinted with permission from Faith Today.

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Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds 'Effective Referral Requirements' for Euthanasia, Abortion

On May 15 the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld forced referral policies on medical assistance in dying and other procedures that might go against a...

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What churches can and cannot do during a federal election

Topic: Citizenship

There are proper ways Canadian church congregations can be active participants in elections. Learn more from our expert guests Deina Warren, legal counsel for the Canadian Council of Christian Charities, and Julia Beazley, director of public policy for the EFC. Disclaimer: this webinar is not legal advice. Consulting a lawyer is always best.

What Our Affiliates Have to Say

Power to Change
Rodney C. Bergen, President

“When one of our campus ministry staff had a question about the transition of young people from high school to adulthood, his first call was to the EFC. His question led to the EFC conducting a major research study into the question in partnership with ourselves and several other Canadian Christian organizations. Our affiliation with the EFC made this major study possible and it is of ongoing benefit not only to ourselves and other evangelical organizations but to those of the Catholic, Mainline Protestant, and Orthodox churches. Affiliation with the EFC has also been beneficial in providing information on issues relating to our interaction with government, creating a unified voice on important issues, and in facilitating a variety of conversations with other like-minded organizations and denominations across Canada. I deeply value our affiliation with the EFC.” www.p2c.com

The Salvation Army, Canada & Bermuda
Susan McMillan, Territorial Commander

"The Salvation Army is pleased to be an affiliate of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. The EFC provides an important forum to demonstrate a shared faith and commitment to being a transforming influence in the lives of individuals and communities. There is strength and authenticity when Christians join together in proclaiming the good news of the gospel. The EFC has increasingly become a voice for the marginalized and vulnerable in our society. We reflect and demonstrate the love of Christ when the needs of the poor are addressed. Human trafficking victims and refugees are beneficiaries of the research and advocacy of the EFC. We are grateful to the EFC for shared resources, excellent research capacity and its faithfulness to the teaching of the Scriptures." salvationarmy.ca

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

Portico
Doug Rhind, Senior Pastor

"The challenge for churches and church leaders has never been greater. How do we fulfill our mandate to be salt and light in a society where the public expression of faith collides with the complexities of a changing socio-political environment? Our partnership with The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada is an essential part of the solution. As an affiliate of the EFC we have access to personnel, critical information services, and support resources to assist us in understanding and developing a Christian response to the current trends and changes in our society. Our affiliation with the EFC also gives us the assurance that we are not alone. We are a part of a larger Christian community and, through the voice of the EFC, our Christian perspectives are being represented in public forums with integrity, consistency and excellence." www.theportico.ca

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