Each Sunday, we collect two offerings; one for the church budget, the other for a specific ministry. Bethel CRC is committed to supporting local humanitarian causes, outreach ministries, missionaries, social justice projects, Christian schools and universities, and more. Below is a list of some of these groups. Please click on each name to find out more about the fantastic work they do.
Charities & Ministries We Support:
Back to God Ministries International: Back to God Ministries International is the electronic media ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Bible League Canada: Bible League Canada, founded in 1948, is a charitable organization whose mission is to place Bibles into the hands of men, women and young people who are hungry for the Living Word of God.
Calvin Theological Seminary: Calvin Theological Seminary is a seminary affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church in North America, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
Calvinist Cadet Corp: The Calvinist Cadet Corps (CCC) is a non-denominational, non-profit Reformed Christian organization that equips men to mentor boys
Chaplaincy and Care Ministry: Chaplaincy and Care Ministry provides pastoral ministry in specialized settings to people who are hurting or in crisis, uprooted or dislocated. Chaplaincy and Care Ministry is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Diaconal Ministries Canada: Relying on the Holy Spirit, Diaconal Ministries Canada exists to Inspire, Empower and Equip Deacons, as they animate congregations to join in God’s transforming work in communities across Canada. Diaconal Ministries Canada is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Disability Concerns: Disability Concerns helps churches intentionally seek to end the isolation and disconnectedness of persons with disabilities and their families, to nurture the spiritual lives of people with disabilities so that they become professing and active members of their churches, and to encourage the gifts of people with disabilities so that they can serve God fully in their churches. Disability Concerns is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Dort University: Dordt University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Sioux Center, Iowa. It was founded in 1955 and is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
Faith Formation Ministries: Faith Formation Ministries encourages and equips local Christian Reformed ministry leaders in their calling to shape lifelong faith formation in their context so that all generations have an intentional and resilient faith. Faith Formation Ministries is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
GEMS Girls’ Club: GEMS Girls’ Clubs is a non-denominational, non-profit, Christian organization that seeks to equip women and girls to live radically faithful lives for Christ.
Habitat for Humanity Saskatoon: Habitat for Humanity is an international, non-governmental, and non-profit organization, which was founded in 1976 by couple Millard and Linda Fuller. Habitat for Humanity is a Christian organization.
Hands On Street Ministry: Hands On Outreach & Development Centre is a registered charitable organization dedicated to serving the physical and emotional needs of Saskatoon’s inner-city children and youth. On a daily basis, we provide a safe environment, healthy meals, clothing, activities and entertainment such as books, videos, ping pong, billiards, foosball, board games, hockey, basketball, football, arts and crafts.
Hope and Healing International: CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world.
Indigenous Ministries: The CRCNA’s Indigenous Ministry in Canada supports healing, reconciliation, and restored relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Indigenous Ministries is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Jan and Darlene VanEe: Jan is a teacher at San Pablo Theological Presbyterian Seminary of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. He teaches with an emphasis on Bible languages and the use of Bible study software. He also is the pastor the Nueva Jerusalen mission church in Itzincab and the congregation in Montebello.
Office of Social Justice: OSJ educates CRC members, encourages and supports your engagement in social justice issues (especially in the areas of poverty and hunger), and occasionally is involved in direct advocacy. OSJ is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Redeemer University: Redeemer University is a private Christian liberal arts and science university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in the community of Ancaster.
Resonate Global Mission: Resonate Global Mission, a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church, is bringing the gospel to people, neighbourhoods, communities, churches, and the world. We want to see Christians everywhere participating in God’s mission and faithfully proclaiming and living out the good news of Jesus. Through planting churches, sending missionaries, and engaging students through campus ministry and international schools, we embolden churches in their work of fulfilling the Great Commission to bring the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Rosthern Food Bank: Rosthern Good Neighbours Food Centre is a food bank in Rosthern, Saskatchewan.
Safe Church Ministries: Safe Church Ministry equips congregations in abuse awareness, prevention, and response. We offer training and support to volunteer Safe Church team members throughout the U.S. and Canada who, in turn, are able to offer resources, learning opportunities, support, and consultation in their own congregations and classes. Our goal is to build communities where the value of each person is honoured, where people are free to worship and grow free from abuse, and where the response to abuse is compassion and justice that foster healing. Safe Church Ministries is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Salaam Project: Salaam 2.0 and Diaspora Ministries is available to your congregation to help you learn more about Islam and to reach out in love to your Muslim neighbours. Salaam 2.0 is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Saskatoon Christian School: Saskatoon Christian School is an independent, faith-based elementary and secondary school located south of Lakeview and east of Stonebridge, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Saskatoon Food Bank: At the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre, we are committed to ensuring a food secure community where all people have access to safe, affordable, and nutritious food.
Saskatoon Friendship Inn: Vulnerable people find safe sanctuary at the Saskatoon Friendship Inn, a community centre that evolved from a soup kitchen. The Inn has created a welcoming environment by committing to being responsive and compassionate, and to fostering a sense of belonging among children, youth and adults who experience poverty, with a no-questions-asked policy. At the Inn, people access breakfast, lunch, a family worker, as well as information on topics ranging from health to the law. We offer programs such as a weekly cribbage tournament, tutoring for kids, and parenting classes.
Seafarers Ministry: Seafarers Ministry is dedicated to caring for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of seafarers visiting the Port of Montreal. The Ministry to Seafarers is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Seeds of Hope: The Seeds of Hope Foundation provides places of hope and belonging for those at a crossroads in their lives. Places where people discover their gifts and abilities through communities of compassion and caring. Our transitional homes, safe places, and creative spaces enhance livelihood, learning, and social opportunities.
Sean and Becky Folkerts (NAIM): Sean and Becky felt burdened to open their home to children who needed love and stability. They now have Permanent Private Guardianship of four children. They live in Lacombe, AB and serve at Maskwacis, Louis Bull All Nations Church and Maskwacis Bible Fellowship. Sean and Becky work with North America Indigenous Ministries.
Teen Challenge: Adult & Teen Challenge is a worldwide network of Christian faith-based corporations intended to help teenagers, adults, and families with problems such as substance abuse or self-destructive behaviour.
The Bridge: The Bridge on 20th Fellowship Centre exists to bring people together, from the inner city and across Saskatoon, united by God’s Holy Spirit, to meet needs and transform lives. We are a non-profit, non-denominational, charitable, Christian faith ministry that responds compassionately by bringing the love of Jesus Christ to the inner city through mobilizing and working with the church and the community.
Thrive: Thrive Ministries provides safe places for church leaders and their families to be open and honest about the challenges they face in life and ministry.
Valley Christian Academy: Valley Christian Academy is a semi-private Christian school located near the town of Osler, Saskatchewan.
Warman Food Bank: Warman Food Bank is a food bank in Warman, Saskatchewan that helps individuals in need in the Warman area.
World Renew: World Renew embraces a family-centred approach to ending global poverty with food security, peace and justice, financial stability and health. We join families in more than 30 developing countries to change global hunger, poverty, and illness. World Renew is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
Wycliffe Bible Translators: Wycliffe Global Alliance is an alliance of organizations with the common objective of translating the Bible for every language group that needs it. The organization is named after John Wycliffe, who was responsible for the first complete English translation of the whole Bible into Middle English.
Youth Unlimited: Youth Unlimited is a Toronto based charity that believes that transformed youth can transform our city. Our hope is that by cultivating relationships with caring adults who will mentor and cheer them on, they will be able to bring about positive change to our city – both now and in the future.