Round the Table

Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.

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June 2, 2017
Photos cannot capture the hope I saw in the faces of people who desperately want peace in Colombia.
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June 1, 2017

With music styles ranging from secular and sacred, the Evensong Ensemble is successfully connecting to a spiritual but not religious world. 

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June 2, 2017

Seventeen people from across The United Church of Canada participated in the Mission & Service Global Pilgrimage to Kenya, from from March 25 to April 4, 2017. The pilgrimage visited Mission & Service partners throughout the region. This series of blog posts shares the story of their journey. 

It was Monday April 3, 2017 when a group of pilgrims from The United Church of Canada visited programs run for Mission & Service partner, the...

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June 1, 2017

There was a full house at the youth service where the United Church Mission & Service pilgrims celebrated Sunday worship in Nairobi.... Hands were up and people were dancing in the pews!

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June 1, 2017

It is an exciting time to be a student at Mission & Service supported Jerusalem Girls Secondary School in Kenya... a time to discover you belong only to yourself and your Maker.

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June 1, 2017

With the support of KAACR and Mission & Service, Kenyan youth believe in themselves and know that they have rights.

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June 1, 2017

Mission & Service supports church and small farm partnerships to help share best practices and collaborative work relationships in Kenya.

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May 23, 2017

Windsor / Detroit churches commemorate their connection to rum-running and the Underground Railroad.

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May 18, 2017

I’ve travelled enough that I know it’s possible to find a feeling of home away from home. I mean real, authentic familiarity, not just a good friend’s place or a comfortable motel. I’ve also travelled enough to know that this is really quite rare. A sense of belonging doesn’t come easy.

My dad is a United Church minister, which means I grew up deeply involved in The United Church of Canada. It was always comfortable. When I was young, it was a place to steal communion bread and play with my siblings, a place to sing and accidentally break stuff. During high school, it was a place...

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June 1, 2017

Mission & Service helps support Kalobeyei, a community “that promotes self-reliance, builds up resilience, and seeks longer-term solutions for the South Sudanese refugees.”

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