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Map of churches in Classis Grand Rapids East . Photo courtesy Classis Grand Rapids East.
LGBT+ Issues create tension in CRC

A report from the Christian Reformed Church’s winter classis meetings, in which regionally grouped churches discuss mi...

Group members discuss ways to promote peace and healing. Photo courtesy World Renew.
CRC promotes peace in Nigeria

In Nigeria, religious faith is a strong legacy passed down from one generation to the next. Calvin senior Chinelo Ezenwe...

Pastor Reggie Smith begins his new position later this month. Photo courtesy Christian Reformed Church.
Rev. Smith appointed to new CRC position

Reverend Reginald “Reggie” Smith is no stranger to Calvin’s campus; just this month, he spoke on Christ’s concep...

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CRC breaks silence on racism

On Sept. 23, the Christian Reformed Church issued a “Statement on Racism” in response to the shootings of Terence Cr...

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Calvin implements college-wide effort to increase student retention

Each year, about 130 first-time students decide not to return for a second year at Calvin. In an effort to reduce this n...

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Synod 2015 to include overture against East Grand Rapids churches

This year’s Synod of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) will be held from June 12 to 18 at Dordt C...

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CRC opposes Canadian Supreme Court ‘right to die’ decision

In a unanimous decision on Feb. 6, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruled that laws banning physician-assisted suicide ...

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Calvin programs designed to educate inmates

Last year,  philosophy professor Lee Hardy led a class in Christian ethics for inmates at Handlon Correctional Facility...

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Climate change events discusses church’s role

Doors at the Wealthy Street Theater opened wide last Monday as members of the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) welcomed t...

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Four new members join board of trustees at recent meeting

Last weekend’s Board of Trustees meeting welcomed four new board members: Pedro Aviles of Berwyn, Illinois; William J....