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The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Update - September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011

Together for influence, impact and identity

EFC VIDEO OF 9/11 REMEMBRANCE

EFC President Bruce Clemenger calls us to honour those who risked their lives and faced adversity with great courage during 9/11. “The need to stand against terrorism has not diminished,” says Clemenger. “We cannot become complacent.”

EVANGELICALS WORLDWIDE REMEMBER 9/11

Evangelical leaders from around the world share their memories of how God overcame the disaster of 9/11. The EFC is a member of the World Evangelical Alliance.

THE EFC URGES SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES TO RESPECT RELIGIOUS RIGHTS

Last week, on the eve on a crucial vote at the Toronto Catholic District School Board, EFC VP Don Hutchinson sent an open letter to the trustees, urging them to respect the denominational and religious freedom rights of parents and students. EFC Legal Counsel Faye Sonier commented on the results of the vote.

THE EFC CHALLENGES RE-DEFINITION OF DIVERSITY
EFC VP Don Hutchinson rejects the use of the word “diversity” to describe only gay expression in his blog “A Celebration of Diversity.” The theme is echoed by EFC Legal Counsel Faye Sonier in her blog “Living in A Society that Upholds Non-Diverse Diversity.’

EFC INTERN SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE

In a new video, recent EFC Intern Kent Kornelsen talks about his experience at EFC’s Centre for Faith and Public Life. New applications are welcome for all sessions of the EFC student internship program. Learn more about internship.

AN EFC PRESENTER CAN COME TO YOUR CONGREGATION
Paul Hilsden, manager, EFC Affiliate Relations, will be speaking to the congregation of Bethel Baptist Church in Strathroy, Ontario, an EFC affiliate congregation, on Sunday, September 11 in the 9:15am and 11:00 am services. If your church would like to have one of our EFC presenters come and share with your congregation, please contact Paul Hilsden at hilsdenp@efc-canada.com.

WHEN DEATH LOSES ITS MORAL CONTEXT
Legalizing assisted suicide and euthanasia delivers a “better off dead” message to society. Read this article by Margaret Somerville posted on EFC’s Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian Library Online.

THE EFC ON SOCIAL NETWORKS

EFC Facebook Page
http://www.facebook.com/theEFC

EFC Law and Public Policy Blog
http://activateCFPL.theEFC.ca

EFC Experimental Video Channels
http://www.youtube.com/user/theEFCca
http://vimeo.com/user969491/videos/sort:date
Main EFC Twitter Feed
http://twitter.com/theEFC

EFC Law and Public Policy Feed
http://twitter.com/activateCFPL

EFC Research Feed
http://twitter.com/EFCresearch


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