Church Life

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December 18, 2019

Rev. Dr. Paul Douglas Walfall reflects on the story of Joseph and finds a lesson about the importance of supporting men and offering them a space to talk about their feelings.

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December 4, 2019

Tessa Blaikie Whitecloud writes that neighbourhoods should be places where everyone is given a chance at the best life.

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December 2, 2019

For the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Peter Cruchley writes about the Council for World Mission’s efforts to seek truth and make reparations for its historic role in support of slavery.

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November 29, 2019

General Secretary Nora Sanders wonders how much the church is willingly to waive in order to welcome new generations.

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November 28, 2019

Kim Uyede-Kai writes from the Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly, a “herstorical” assembly where women could hear one another’s stories be given voice, some for the first time.

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November 26, 2019

Rev. Ruth Lumax reflects on how learning to become an intercultural church can help us develop into lush and vibrant communities of faith.

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November 19, 2019

Kelsi James, United Church of Canada Overseas Personnel in China, writes on her experience of finding authentic community so far from home.

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November 7, 2019

For Remembrance Day, military chaplain and United Church minister Capt. (Rev.) Linda Tomlinson-Seebach reflects on the cost of war and peace.

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October 24, 2019

“Friendship with the minister is really awkward for a couple of reasons,” writes the Rev. Dan Benson.

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October 10, 2019

One minister shares his story of depression in hopes of lifting the stigma of mental illness among ministers and encouraging churches to provide better mental health support.