Welcome to Classis Quinte
Next Classis Meeting: September 22, 2020. Decisions yet to be made whether the meeting will be inperson or zoom. Stay tuned.
Classis Quinte Churches
We need your help!
Due to a number of unforeseen circumstances the Classical Ministries Committee (CMC) will soon be without 4 of our 6 voting members. The purpose of the CMC is to; assist Classis Quinte churches in their mission, to coordinate collaborative classical ministries and provide leadership between Classis meetings.
The following roles need volunteers:
Council of Delegates Rep. - represent Classis Quinte on the governing board of the CRCNA. This position is especially important at present in light of the ongoing discussion relating to the reorganization of the CRCNA to suit governmental requirements for Canadian charities. Go to crcna.org COD Governance Handbook for more information.
Discipleship Liaison - coordinates with; Calvin University and Seminary, Redeemer, the Ministry leadership team (ministry students supported by CQ), and the Youth Advisor for CQ. This position is presently vacant.
Service Liaison - coordinates with; Diaconal Ministries reps, World Renew rep, Disability Concerns and also the CQ Safe Church team. This position is slated to be vacant in September.
More information on the liaison positions can be found on the CQ website classisquinte.com under Classical resources, Rules and Procedures.
Please contact your church council if you feel led to serve in this area.
In this critical time today please remember that the denomination makes every endeavour to keep all churches, pastors and ministries up to date. For up to date information follow the link to the CRCNA website: http://crcna.org/covid19
Who are we? Classis Quinte is a family of Christian Reformed churches located between Pickering and Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Delegates of this family of churches meet three times annually. Between those meetings the work continues through the Classis Ministries’ Committee and its executive.
What is our Purpose?
Accountability: From Scripture, the Confessions, and the Church Order of the Christian Reformed Church of North America, we understand the purpose of the local church is to worship the Triune God, serve our neighbours in love, reach out to the lost, incorporate the found into the Fellowship of believers, and disciple people in the ways of Jesus Christ. Consequently, the purpose of Classis Quinte is to assist, resource, and enable its member churches to thrive in the five areas of Worship, Service, Outreach, Fellowship and Discipleship, both locally and regionally.
Shared Ministry: We utilize good stewardship of gifts and resources in collaborative ministries for the enrichment of witness and service in our region.
Denominational Affiliation: We nurture a vital relationship between our churches and denominational institutions and agencies.
What Do We Do? Classis Quinte seeks to
Provide governance for the member churches as indicated in the Church Order,
Provide ministry networking (inspiring, supporting, equipping, encouraging and providing accountability) for and between member churches and shared ministries in the areas of worship, outreach, service, fellowship and discipleship.
What are our Values? In obedience to the Lord of the church, Classis Quinte encourages its churches and ministries to pursue these five values
Worship - We celebrate God’s presence.
Service – We demonstrate God’s love
Outreach – We communicate God’s Word.
Fellowship – We incorporate God’s family.
Discipleship – We educate God’s people.