In the Fall of 2012, Mark Vander Vennen will be doing a Plenary and a Workshop at a Safe Church conference in Abbotsford, British Columbia, sponsored by the CRC classis there. The date for this conference is yet to be determined, more information to follow.
On January 29, 2012, Mark Vander Vennen will be giving a meditation at the Community Worship Service sponsored by the Grimsby Ministerial. This service will be held at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church, in Grimsby at 6:30 pm. The theme for the service is Christian Unity.
John is one of Ontario’s Forgotten Children, Mark introduces John and our attachment psychotherapy work in this letter. Please consider supporting Shalem this Christmas Season.
Mark Vander Vennen was recently a studio guest with Drew. LISTEN to this interview where Mark and Drew discuss the “Christmas Crazies”.
In the December 2011 issue, Dorothy Vaandering addresses the gifts that youth bring us, and how often we quickly diminish them. These are stories and reflections that we hope will inspire you to celebrate hope in the actions of young people who are leading the way in showing what restoration is really all about.
Our latest Digest is out, Michelle DeBoer wrote an article on parenting based on Dr. Michael Ungar’s work. Mark Vander Vennen’s Director’s Corner focuses on the Congregational Assistance Plan. Some new grants and partnerships are also highlighted with World Vision and the Centre for Excellence.
Gerald was a tireless advocate, all of his life, for people on the margins, for justice and dignity for all. He was a member of the Order of Canada. Read this wonderful tribute to Gerald’s life from Mark Vander Vennen.