RCA Today: Spring 2014

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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Stories from RCA Today Spring 2014

A “Fastest Growing” Church

Sunnybrook Community Church (RCA) has been named to Outreach magazine’s “100 Fastest Growing Churches in America” for 2014.

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Advocating for Education: Community’s efforts lead to a new school

Since the 1960s, the neighborhood of Highbridge in the Bronx, New York, has been without a middle school. That changed when Highbridge Community Church and its pastor, Cora Taitt, joined with other churches and organizations in the neighborhood to convince New York City’s Board of Education of the need for a new school.

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Serving Newburg: Classis churches commit to support a Habitat house

Pastors of churches in Orange Classis gathered at Meadow Hill Reformed Church last November and boarded a Habitat for Humanity bus.

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Arts-Driven Outreach

From modern jazz to horror movies, church reaches neighborhood through performance series

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Connection Point: New church explores intersection of community values and Christian faith

Christianity is a hard sell in Collingswood, a borough 10 minutes outside Philadelphia.

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Creative Outreach Focuses on Health, Students

Creative outreach by a vibrant black congregation in Paterson, New Jersey, is having great results.

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Korean Churches Multiply in Classis of Greater Palisades

Fifteen years ago, there were no Korean congregations in the Classis of Greater Palisades. Today there are 12, including Jesus Dream Church in Fort Lee and Hallelujah Church in Haworth, New Jersey, which were accepted into the RCA in October.

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Schuitema Begins Work with Synod Staff

The Synod of Mid-America is pleased to introduce Chad Schuitema as its new administrative and ministry leader. 

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Leadership Development Program Gets an Upgrade

Living Fire Leadership Ministries has a new name and a new face. Re-launched this year as The Journey, the leadership development program has been streamlined to enable more people to participate.

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Do or Die: A dying 104-year-old church makes a bold move to become a thriving new ministry

A thriving new campus of Faith Church (RCA) has sprouted from Faith's "enfolding" of a 104-year-old congregation of the Christian Reformed Church.

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