Ordained to serve in Ecuador

Pablo Landázuri’s ordination marked the conclusion of one chapter in his life and the beginning of another. “I feel that this milestone was the end of a long and intense process,” he says, “but mainly the beginning of a great task.” That great task is bringing the Reformed faith to the people in Pablo’s native … Continue reading Ordained to serve in Ecuador

Phoenix URC focuses on God’s mission to the city

Phoenix, AZ, named after the mythological regenerating bird associated with the sun, consistently tops the charts of the sunniest US cities. The legendary phoenix can symbolize Christian themes of rebirth and resurrection, and it’s those timeless truths that members of Phoenix URC seek to bring to the almost 1.5 million people living in American’s sixth … Continue reading Phoenix URC focuses on God’s mission to the city

Carbondale URC’s Open Closet clothing ministry

  Twice a year Covenant Reformed Church in Carbondale, PA, opens its doors to help meet physical as well as spiritual needs in a free clothing ministry called Open Closet. “This free clothing ministry allows us to build bridges between the church and the community,” explains organizer Maryann Wilcox. “The Open Closet is a ministry … Continue reading Carbondale URC’s Open Closet clothing ministry

The changing face of URCNA missions organization

In the URCNA, missions is a given. What was not a given, however, was how to do it, organizationally, that is. That delegates clearly desired to promote missions and church planting was evidenced by the quick adoption of the recommendations to establish a Missions Committee and to ask the existing Ad Hoc committee to serve … Continue reading The changing face of URCNA missions organization