Stories of Our Faith

Last updated: 
March 3, 2017

We give thanks that we have been part of the education, sanctuary, and playfulness of Five Oaks through the NEOS Youth Ministry Program, guided retreats, youth confirmation programs, and summer day camps. Here is a message from the Board of Directors:

Last updated: 
December 12, 2017

“The prevailing situation of the Philippine society is even worse when seen through the prophetic eyes of the church. There is major ongoing social unrest in our country today,” says the Rev. Jerome Baris of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines.

Last updated: 
March 3, 2017

Working toward racial justice in church and society is a lifelong journey. We must be open to learning from each other, with each other, and with the Spirit, so that we continue to break down barriers and build just institutions.

Last updated: 
December 11, 2017

The Rev. Bronwyn Corlett, Ministry and Recruitment Program Coordinator, reflects on what it means to answer the call to ministry.

  • Why do bad things happen to good people?

Last updated: 
December 11, 2017

How can we help congregational leaders encourage their churches to support both local mission and the ministry of The United Church in Canada and around the globe? How could that support help everyone to live faithfully every day?

Last updated: 
December 11, 2017

In 1987, while El Salvador’s civil war raged on, displaced villagers started to return home. People from the village of Santa Marta returned determined to live in a new way. They decided to share land instead of holding individual plots. Education became their top priority.

Last updated: 
December 11, 2017

Since 2012, Jordan has received over 1.5 million refugees. Large numbers of Syrian and Iraqi refugees have sought safety in the country. The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)-Jordan is part of the ongoing response to this crisis.

Last updated: 
December 11, 2017

For most Canadian children a day off school is a cause for celebration. But for many children in India, an education is something they can only dream of.

Last updated: 
December 12, 2017

We give thanks that The United Church of Canada answered an invitation from Mission & Service partner The China Christian Council to witness together and accompany one another in God’s mission. The group of 22 United Church people from across Canada saw first-hand the experience of the Chinese church.

Last updated: 
March 3, 2017

Rendez-vous is a place where leaders can be inspired and, in turn, inspire youth and young adults in their communities!