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
SAVE THE DATE! The Western University campus ministry community invites
you to an evening of food, fellowship, and life-changing student stories from
the academic year! Taking place the evening of Friday, March 31! More
details will follow! Questions in the meantime can be sent to Mike Wagenman at
email@example.com or (519) 661-2111 x82795.
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
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.