“The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the world and all who live in it.” (Psalm 24:1)
“I am not my own, but belong…to my faithful Saviour Jesus Christ” (Heidelberg Catechism Q&A1)
Cornerstone is committed to partnering with Christ in restoring and reconciling all things back to God. What God gives to us, we seek to give back; pouring into our churches, communities and this world our time, talents, and treasures.
NAIM is a multi-cultural team that exists to glorify God through building the Church by making disciples among North American Indigenous peoples, to reach the world for Christ.
In addition to the ministries we support in the church, here are ministries we support here in Chilliwack:
Ruth and Naomi’s Mission is a supportive network of caring professional staff and energized volunteers who daily engage with those who experience poverty, homelessness and addiction in Chilliwack and join with these friends on a journey of self-discovery and personal transformation
Cascade Christian Counseling is a non-profit organization who defines Christian counselling as counselling rooted in evidence based therapeutic approaches that include the Christian faith through the therapist’s dedication as a Christian, the use of prayer for clients inside or outside the therapy room, and the client directed use of scripture and faith based discussion.
Bethesda is for people of all abilities belonging to interdependent communities where they are valued and empowered to share their essential God-given skills and abilities.
Chilliwack Pro-Life Society believes that the most basic human right is the right to life. It is a non-sectarian organization which has as its primary focus the protection of all innocent life from conceptions to natural death.
Unity Christian School offers quality Christ-centered education in the Upper Fraser Valley. It is a school committed to assisting its students in developing their God-given potential to enable them to join in the work of building the Kingdom of God.
M2/W2 Association reflecting God’s restorative and inclusive love within the criminal justice system and wider society.
Classis is a group of Christian Reformed Churches that partner together in the same region.
In addition to ministries designed to collaborate in support of regional CRC churches, here are ministries specific to the Lower Mainland we partner in to support through Ministry Shares.
The Ministry to Seafarers exists “to love and honour God by serving the seafarers of the world with unusual kindness in word and deed, sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them.” This is done through visiting seafarers on ships, showing hospitality at the Flying Angel Club, literature distribution, Christmas at Sea and other expressions of kindness. Classis BCSE supports full time chaplain, Rev. Gary Roosma.
A Ministry of the Christian Reformed Church, Classis BC SouthEast
LDN is inspired by Paul’s teaching “to equip God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up…and become mature,” (Eph. 4:12-13)and by the story of Apollos who “was a great help to those who by grace had believed” after being mentored by Priscilla and Aquilla. (Acts 18:27)
LDN’s Mandate is to provide reformed theological training for the whole people of God, equipping disciples of Jesus Christ conversationally around the text of Scripture and the text of their lives.
We accomplish this through the 3-year LDN training program, the 1-day Let’s Talk About events for church and ministry leaders, and website resources.
World Renew envisions a world where people experience and extend Christ’s compassion and live together in hope as God’s community. Compelled by God’s deep passion for justice & mercy ,we join communities around the world to renew hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation.
World Renew’s worldwide ministry is three fold: Community Development, Disaster Response & Rehabilitation, and Peace & Justice.
Justice is our middle name. We believe justice for the poor is possible.
International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects the poor from violence in the developing world.
Christian Reformed Home Missions & Christian Reformed World Missions are now Resonate Global Mission.
Engaging People. Embracing Christ.
Resonate isn’t just a metaphor for our work, it’s a picture of the future we pursue. People all over the world are hungry to hear about the saving grace of Jesus Christ, and it is our mission to live and share that good news.
The Christian Reformed Church has a rich history of sending missionaries, planting churches, engaging students through campus ministry & international schools, and a passion for fulfilling the great commission. Through this transformational work, we amplify Christ’s love in every direction.
The Indigenous Ministry is made up of a national committee (Canadian Indigenous Ministry Committee), three Urban Indigenous Ministries, and a Justice and Reconciliation Mobilizer, each using their strengths to support healing and reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous people in Canada. It is rooted in a recognition of our Creator’s love for all creation and in the understanding that we all have gifts to offer one another.
Cornerstone Children's Ministries supports the education of a child in Haiti. The vision of Haiti ARISE Ministries is a keen desire to strengthen the Haitian people spiritually while expanding their skill base practically to influence positive change around them.
Since 1862, as the CRC has found new opportunities to advance God’s kingdom and resource congregations in new ways, we have chosen to respond together as a denomination. Ministry Shares allow us to combine our funds to do more than a single individual or congregation could do on its own. They provide a stewardly and cost-effective way of supporting every church and allowing us all to live out our God-given callings.