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July/August 2020

Hello from your Resonate Global Mission Eastern Canada regional team! We'll be sending out regular updates with reflections, resources, and opportunities that will help you and your church engage mission—both in your neighbourhood and around the world. We're looking forward to working with you!

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What's On Your Doorstep?

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen, many churches are discussing regathering for worship. Before you only plan for what will happen on the inside of your building, can I encourage you to continue looking for what's outside your door?

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Resources & Events

Check out these resources and events to help you engage mission

Online cohort
Joining God in the Neighbourhood Cohort

Resonate wants to help you—both individuals and congregations—to develop missional practices and be the hands of feet of Jesus in your neighbourhood. If you're interested in learning more about the Joining God in the Neighbourhood, contact Marian Lensink.

Recorded webinar
Missional Connections During COVID-19

In case you missed it: Resonate local mission leader Martin Spoelstra hosted a webinar on engaging with your community. Here's the recording with helpful tips.

Mission Emphasis

During the fall, a lot of churches set aside time to celebrate mission during worship services and other events or activities. Resonate has resources to help you plan. We'll be updating this page as fall draws nearer.

Ministry is on your doorstep.
Stories from Eastern Canada

Here's what's been happening your region

Grace Pools Up in the Lowest Places

"It's the low places where the water flows, and comparatively, where we meet God’s grace," writes Sam, a Resonate ministry leader in Halifax, in this thoughtful piece.

Of Prophets, Priests, and Poets: Reflections on the Calling of Campus Ministry

Brian Walsh recently retired from campus ministry at the University of Toronto. Here he shares some reflections.

COVID-19 in Uganda: An Uncertain Future

Many churches in Eastern Canada partner with Resonate missionary Diana Boot in Uganda. Here's a look at how COVID-19 is affecting ministry.

This Is Our Church

Earlier this year, Willowdale CRC in Toronto baptized 40 new Christians! Today, about half of their congregation is Farsi-speaking. 

How have you been connecting with your community during COVID-19?
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Thanks for reading our regional newsletter. I would love to talk with you further to explore what mission looks like for you and your congregation!

Best regards,
Beth Fellinger

Regional Mission Leader for Eastern Canada

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