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The idea of a church prayer group is not new, but the gathering at Clinton Avenue Reformed Church looks a little different.

As part of Transformed & Transforming, seven churches are working to increase their “cultural competency”—the level of welcome they offer for people of cultural and ethnic backgrounds different from the majority of the congregation. 

“I think of Jeremiah who told us to pray for the prosperity of the city,” says RCA pastor Cora Taitt of her work in New York City’s Kingdom Enterprise Zone. Taitt is working with CRC leaders in the city to plant new churches and strengthen existing ministries. 

Rusty Lewis is the first ever honorary deacon at Johnstown Reformed Church. The position was created to affirm Rusty’s gifts, honor his abilities, and enrich the church. 

Discovery Camp is a two-week, bilingual, Christian summer camp in New York. This year, churches are raising money to bring children impacted by Japan’s 2011 tsunami to Discovery Camp.

Update: The RCA's disaster response partner has teams on the ground in Nepal, distributing emergency supplies. Get the details and find out how you can help.

Bethany Reformed Church is encouraging its 400 members to have impact for Christ in the places where they already spend time: work, school, their neighborhoods.

In the core city of Los Angeles, church planting is under way to transform neighborhoods. The men and women being trained to lead these new churches grew up in and live in the neighborhoods they serve. And that’s why they’re effective.

A hospital founded by RCA missionaries more than 100 years ago has received a special honor: A meeting between its board members and the king of Bahrain.

The global water shortage is a huge problem, but there are solutions. The RCA is partnering around the world to dig wells and provide purifiers and delivery systems that make it easier to get clean water to the people who need it. 

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