CRTS Conference Evening Lectures, Jan 16-17: Discipling the Nations, via Livestream
January 15, 2020
Everything is ready to go for the annual CRTS Conference, but we want to ensure that everyone knows that they are invited to our two free evening lectures, both beginning at 8PM in the Ebenezer CanRC building in Burlington.

On Thursday Jan 16, Dr. Arjan De Visser and Rev. Ryan DeJonge will make back-to-back presentations on “Preaching the Gospel in Lands Beyond You: Paul’s Vision for World Mission” and “Work Undone and Fields Unwon: Why Global Missions Needs to be More of a Priority for All of Us.”

Then on Friday Jan 17, Rev. Jim Witteveen will address the whole matter of mission and liturgy under this intriguing title: “Louis Bourgeois or Luiz Gonzaga: Contextualizing Worship in Foreign Mission.”

The speeches will also be available via livestream at: www.canadianreformedseminary.ca/livestream.html.  They will also be available as recordings on the website shortly after the speech is finished.
Fellowship Church afternoon worship service time change
January 7, 2020 Burlington (Fellowship)
As of Sunday, January 12, 2020, Fellowship's afternoon worship service will start at 4 PM.
Rev. Peter Holtvlüwer called by Ancaster
The Ancaster Canadian Reformed Church has called Rev. Peter Holtvlüwer, pastor of the Spring Creek Canadian Reformed Church in Tintern.
Change of afternoon service location for Ottawa (Jubilee) on January 12, 2020
January 4, 2020 Ottawa (Jubilee)
Due to the number of guests expected for a baptism that will take place in the afternoon service of January 12, 2020, Jubilee Church will be meeting for that service in the All Saints Lutheran Church at 1061 Pinecrest Rd. Ottawa, at our usual time of 2:30PM. Our morning service that day, will be held, as normal, in the facilities of Merivale United Church, 1876 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, at 9:00AM.
Press Release for Classis Manitoba Contracta (Carman East), December 13, 2019
December 17, 2019 Carman (East) December 2019
The press release of Classis Manitoba Contracta (Carman East) convened on December 13, 2019 has been posted.
Press Release for Classis Pacific East (Chilliwack), December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019 Chilliwack December 2019
The press release of Classis Pacific East (Chilliwack) convened on December 12, 2019 has been posted.
Press Release for Classis Pacific West Contracta (Smithers), December 6, 2019
December 12, 2019 Smithers December 2019
The press release of Classis Pacific West Contracta (Smithers) convened on December 6, 2019 has been posted.
Candidate Arjen Vreugdenhil Sustains Peremptory Examination, Ordained in Eben-Ezer (Chatham)
Candidate Arjen Vreugdenhil sustained his peremptory exam at Classis Ontario West of November 20, 2019, and classis approbated the call extended to him by the Eben-Ezer Canadian Reformed Church (Chatham). 

Ordination and installation took place on Sunday, December 8, 2019.
Press release of Classis Ontario West (Kerwood Grace) on November 20, 2019
December 11, 2019 Kerwood (Grace) November 2019
The press release of Classis Ontario West (Kerwood Grace) on November 20, 2019 has been posted.
Rev. Calvin Vanderlinde accepts the call to Nooksack Valley
Rev. Calvin Vanderlinde of Barrhead Canadian Reformed Church has accepted the call extended to him by the Nooksack Valley American Reformed Church.
Available for call: Candidate Chauncey Knegt
December 5, 2019 Chauncey Knegt
Candidate Chauncey Knegt continues to be available for call by the churches, having been declared eligible by Classis Ontario West on June 6, 2019.
Discipling the Nations: Reformed Perspectives on World Mission – January 16-18, 2020
December 2, 2019
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19).

Do we still need to go, if the nations are immigrating and coming to us? The speakers at this conference say, “Yes!” What about you? Our lineup of speakers include Ryan DeJonge, Arjan De Visser, Jeremiah Mhlanga, Ian Wildeboer, and Jim Witteveen, among others. All of them have personal experience on the mission field, and they look forward to making this vivid and edifying for you. These speeches are for everyone, young and old, male and female. This will be a joint conference of CRTS and the CRMA (Canadian Reformed Missions Association).

Please visit our website at crts.ca for more information and to register.
Rev. Louwerse declines call to Chilliwack
November 21, 2019
Rev. John Louwerse of the Cornerstone CanRC in Hamilton, ON has declined the call extended to him by the Chilliwack Canadian Reformed Church
Press Release of Regional Synod East (Guelph Emmanuel)
November 19, 2019 Guelph (Emmanuel) 2019
The press release for Regional Synod East (Guelph Emmanuel), convened on November 13, 2019, has been posted.
Lord's Supper date change for Grassie (Covenant)
November 16, 2019 Grassie (Covenant)
The date for the celebration of the Lord's Supper at the Covenant Canadian Reformed Church of Grassie, Ontario has been changed from December 1st, 2019, to December 15th, 2019, in the a.m. worship service.
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