Call Stories

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May 15, 2017

Marlene shares the story of her call to leadership: “The opportunity to share with people in various spheres of life has been the greatest part of ministry.”

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October 11, 2017

Alwin shares the story of his call to leadership: "From my childhood, I grew up with a desire to go into church ministry."

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October 16, 2017

Adam shares the story of his call to leadership: "If you're in it to make a difference, make sure you believe in the resurrection…. The church…requires ministers of great courage."

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October 16, 2017

Hewitt shares the story of his call to leadership: "From an earlier age of 9, I knew that ministry was my calling and vocation. I [was] always…willing to have deep conversations with people about God."

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October 16, 2017

Carolyn shares the story of her call to leadership: "The greatest part of ministry is the people with whom I celebrate and lament."

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October 16, 2017

Mike shares the story of his call to leadership: "I have served alongside some of the finest Canadians I have ever known…women and men in uniform and their families, and it is something of which we can all be proud."

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October 16, 2017

John shares the story of his call to leadership: "My minister ... suggested that I enter ministry. At first glance I thought he was out of his mind. After much prayer and reflection ministry called me with the holy sledge hammer."

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October 16, 2017

Melanie shares the story of her call to leadership: "It is an exciting and challenging time to be part of the church… I rejoice for all the various ways that the United Church is wrestling with what it means to be church in this time."

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October 16, 2017

Adam shares the story of his call to leadership: "So often we all get caught up in the bottom line... When we do that, we forget that we are ... children of God, and God is constantly speaking to us through a variety of means."

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October 16, 2017

Matthew shares the story of his call to leadership: "The Spirit will not relent in the pursuit of abundant life. My greatest hope is that leaders…will rise up in response to the times."

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