Winter 2015

Everyone who attends Fultonville Reformed Church has committed himself or herself to the work of welcome. Our small church of approximately 15 active members began to take God’s call to hospitality very seriously. As these members enrich their community—the small, rural, upstate New York village of Fultonville—they also grow closer as the body of Christ.

In Malawi, malnutrition among children under age five, especially in rural communities, is a major cause of death. The Malawi Children's Feeding Program is working to change all that.

Church serves migrant workers “for the good of all.”

A church with a long history of raising up leaders and sending missionaries is expressing that heritage of evangelism in a new way—by planting new churches.

I stepped out of the van and walked the dusty, dry path into the midst of the joyous, energetic singing of the children. I felt anticipation. I had visited here 18 months ago and was eager to see these children. I wondered if I would recognize any familiar faces. 

News from the Regional Synod of Canada, as published in the winter 2015 edition of RCA Today.

Grace Dyksterhuis passed on to glory on September 9, 2014. Her life story is one of faith and serving the Lord! 

The Pan American Games will be held in Toronto and the surrounding areas in July 2015. A new partnership is working to build awareness of sexual exploitation at the games. 

Five years ago, Larry Patow was paralyzed. He’d taken a fall; it happened quickly. Thanks to surgery, a month in a rehab hospital, and two years of physical therapy, Patow has mostly recovered. (He still has nerve damage in his hands.) For the last three years, he’s visited people who haven’t had the same results with their own recovery. 

After struggling to overcome post-traumatic stress in her own life, one missionary now makes it her life’s work to help others by leading a trauma-healing ministry.