Two Canadian Armed Forces chaplains remember United Church minister, the Rev. William Alfred Seaman, who served as a chaplain during World War II and is among those who lost their lives in Normandy 75 years ago.
Get to know Emmanuela Loccident and Fritz Gerald-Joseph, new Co-workers in Mission. They begin a joint appointment of The United Church of Canada and the Common Global Ministries Board (United Church of Christ USA/Disciples of Christ) assigned to the Evangelical Church of Morocco.
In her "Note from Nora," General Secretary Nora Sanders writes that as live into our new church structures, we can now look forward to having more time for conversations about what we seek to be as church.
A reflection on the temptation of Jesus (Luke 4:1-13).
I seldom imagine Jesus as vulnerable to temptation. For me, Jesus is confident, outspoken, insightful, inspiring – even unshakable in his conviction that the world can and must be better, and that love is the way. But Jesus vulnerable to temptation? Doubting his calling, or his strategy? Second-guessing himself? That adds a whole different level of complexity to his mission for me.
We only get a couple of glimpses of that in the gospels – one is in this week’s reading, at the very beginning of his...