RCA Today: Fall 2015

RCA Today shares God's transforming work in the RCA, creating connections and equipping and inspiring people to further transform their churches and communities.

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From this issue:

Partners in Justice

One Brooklyn church takes seriously its place in the neighborhood. A partnership with a nearby synagogue has strengthened that presence even more.

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Beyond Spiritual Health

A New Jersey Church tends to both minds and bodies through its holistic health and wellness initiative. 

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Church Offers Healing after Neighborhood Tragedy

A fire in Manhattan sparked the hospitality of Middle Collegiate Church. The church got creative and took immediate action in response to the disaster.

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Home Away from Home

None of the five young pastors in one New York clergy cohort grew up there. But they’ve all come to love serving on the East Coast.

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General Synod 2015: Transformed & Transforming

General Synod 2015 met June 11-16 on the campus of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois, and addressed many aspects of ministry and mission in the RCA.

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Everyone’s Engaged in Ministry

Pastor John Muñiz believes leadership should be shared. That’s why Second Reformed Church in Jersey City opens its pulpit to preachers within the congregation, encourages higher education, and even offers theological classes.

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Mission Trips, Remixed

Students on this summer’s Project Timothy trips did more than travel overseas for a week of service projects—instead, they learned how to lead.

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Waiting in Darkness

Hospital chaplain Liz Niehoff works in an organ transplant unit. She says her work is anything but easy—but also beautiful, life-giving, and miraculous.

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One Merger + One Church Plant = Glorifying God in Rochester

After more than 120 years of ministry, Brighton Reformed Church stopped to ask, “Why does our church exist?” The answer took them in an unexpected direction.

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The Power of Partnership

Kathy King is a pastor. She’s also a social worker. Working as both brings added richness to her vocation, but it also has its challenges.

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