Classis Chatham is a family of Christian Reformed Churches and ministries along highways 401 and 402 from Windsor to Woodstock to Sarnia in Ontario, Canada.
Representatives of this family of churches meet three times annually and carry on business between meetings through an appointed executive and a Classical Ministry Committee.
STATEMENT OF CLASSIS CHATHAM
As Congregations helping each other to fulfill our Calling to Serve God we are:
Reforming: Celebrating our Reformed heritage and history Equipping, Preparing church members to develop and use their God given gifts Fellowshipping , Meeting, sharing and praying for ministry joys, concerns and needs Obeying, Holding one another accountable as we fulfill Christ’s commands Responding, Transforming the world by responding to needs locally and far away Ministering, Carrying the name of Christ through word and action Extending, Caring for and welcoming the lost into our congregations Diversifying, Through ethnic and cultural variety we show oneness in Christ
1st Annual Dinner in Support of Fanshawe Campus
With student anxiety reaching all time highs, a
place to connect, find community and grow in faith is more important than ever.
Fanshawe College has grown 25% over the past 5 years. To meet the spiritual
needs of students, Fanshawe Campus Ministry must continue to grow. Join us for
a fundraiser dinner at Talbot St. Church in London on October 22, 2016 to
find out how you can help grow this ministry. Tickets are $30/plate, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by
October 8, 2016.
WESTERN CAMPUS MINISTRY UPDATE
SAVE THE DATE - JESUS FOR PRESIDENT!The CRC campus ministry at Western
University is hosting American activist and author, Shane Claiborne, on
Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30pm! He will speak on the differences between
Hillary, Donald, and Jesus on campus in Middlesex College, room 110. This event
is open to the public. Questions? Contact Mike Wagenman at email@example.com
MINISTRY ON YOUR BOOKSHELF! For the last
year and a half, Graduate Christian Fellowship at Western University's
CRC campus ministry studied the book of Acts. Now you can
get your hands on the result! Buy "Together for the World: the Book of Acts"
from us and support the ongoing campus ministry at Western, too! Perfect for
personal or small group study. Copies are $20
and available from Mike Wagenman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (519) 661-2111
The ministry of the church includes all of the following:
Worship of God both publicly and privately
Seeing those who do not know Christ as Saviour and Lord
Disciple those who do not know Him
Christian witness; compassion and care for the needy
Guarding soundness of doctrine, unity in confession, qualifications for office
Support our joint ministries regionally, nationally and internationally
Training Christians to use their gifts in ministry
From the Fanshawe College Ministry Committee Click Here
4. Sharing Good News
5. Being Reformed
7. Love and Acceptance
9. Working together
1. Nurture spiritual renewal of members 2. Stewardship as a way of living 3. Youth are part of the whole church 4. Worship as one body 5. Provide formal Leadership Training 6. Provide coucil member training 7. Developing kingdom vision 8. Seeking and preparing young leaders for today 9. Loving justice, being kind and doing good to all.
Please join us in celebrating our new Western campus ministry intern, Tolu
Awobusuyi. Tolu is originally from Nigeria but most recently has been completing
a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Ottawa. While
there, he became involved in the CRC campus ministry and found his faith
turbo-charged and began to sense a call to ministry. You can send words of
welcome and encouragement to him by email at: