Donations
 

 

We are grateful for the generosity of our donors. Many of our ministries are supported by donations from individuals and churches. Donations can be for the general work of the Regional Synod or for Mobilizing for Missions. (Click here for our Mobilizing for Mission page.

Donations for the ministries and agencies of the Reformed Church in America must be made through the Regional Synod of Canada office in order to receive income tax receipts. This includes Words of Hope

Please mail donations to:  

The Regional Synod of Canada,
201 Paradise Rd N.,
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 
L8S 3T3

Donations can also be made online at: Canada Helps.org

If you wish to give through planned giving instruments, please visit our Planned Giving pages. The RCA Foundation Canada exists to assist you in you in financial planning and planned giving.

 

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Donate Now  Please indicate if donations are for a specific ministry listed below or for the general Mobilizing for Mission fund.

HIV/AIDS Ministries 

 In 2012, we commence our 5-year partnership with the Northern Synod of the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa to fight the effects of HIV/AIDS

 Programs in Mashishimale, include:

  • feeding program for children
  • home-based health care.
  • a day care centre
     

Bring Hope and Healing in Christ’s Name

  • AIDS prevention education.
  • Train and equip more home-based health caregivers.
  • Help break the stigma associated with AIDS and AIDS testing.

 $48,000 over five years

 Also, we are partnering with a local church to expand and renovate the feeding station. Our share - $22,000

  

Women’s Ministry

 Support our Women’s Ministry Coordinator, Christina Labbé, who seeks to connect women to Jesus, and each other; to encourage women in their discipleship; and to equip women, as they participate in mission and ministry 

 

Leadership Conference

 

On April 27-30, leaders from across the Regional Synod of Canada will gather in Hamilton. Jim Herrington and Trisha Taylor will challenge us personally and as groups to examine ourselves and provide ways of dealing with issue that hamper our effectiveness as missional leaders.

Sabbaticals

 Effective pastoral leadership is crucial to our ministries. We provide funds to help pastors renew their passion for ministry learn new ways of ministry and listen to God.

One Body Ministries

Support this new multi-ethnic church. In 2011 we are growing as a church and helping people grow in Christ.  

Weekly youth and children’s programs in a school on Wednesdays and the Friday evening sports night include study and prayer.

Welland Outreach

Christ Community Church is located in one of the neediest areas in the Niagara Region where everything must be done  believing and trusting that by God’s grace, Christ’s power is made perfect in weakness” (2 Cor. 12:9). 

 “Weekly Worship, Seven C’s Day Care, mid-week small groups, sports nights, Saturday night music jam sessions and facility care projects are opportunities to grow long term, mutually caring relationships with the community.” says Pastor Carson W. Culp.  

Calling Lake

Athabasca Reformed Congregation reaches out in truth and love to the 600 persons living in a ten kilometer radius of Calling Lake, Alberta including a Bigstone Cree native reserve. VBS and youth outreach has been a key part of this.

Church Plants

Support new church plants as this is a most effective way of reaching people with the Good News. Two classes are planning new plants and will need support.

Church Revitalization

 Support existing healthy and not-so-healthy churches which seek God’s vision to restore new vigour and life to their mission.

Missional Initiatives

These initiatives promote a missional mindset and missional ministries in our churches and members. Our missional clearing house “giveahand.ca” is being developed for completion this winter.

Social Justice

 Louise MacRae, Debbie Van Hoeve and Morgan Ritchie represent us in partnerships with other churches to speak and act for justice for aboriginals, the poor and those cast aside by society.

Mission Trips

We support those who seek to help others through life-changing short term mission trips.