Bronwyn Corlett shares a review of the book, The End of Youth Ministry? that explores the meaning of ministry with youth and young adults.
Katherine Brittain writes about Camp Pringle's experiment of "Gender Inclusion Week" and how its success provides a model for welcoming children and families of all kinds to be part of the camping experience.
At The Great Gathering in November of 2019, 24 people from United Church of Canada camps, joined more than 540 innovative outdoor ministry partners gathered at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The event was hosted by… Read more
At the Minority Youth Forum in Japan, Jacob Burns and Jacqueline Warner-Smith were exposed to a struggle for justice that had similarities to the Canadian experience.
Ekua Asabea Blair writes about the work of the Massey Centre to raise the issues affecting pregnant and parenting teens and the organization's advocacy for supportive housing for young parents.
Aidan Legault writes a call for action in support of the upcoming climate strikes. Inaction in no longer an option. Discouraging young climate strikers means ignoring the very real threat that the climate crisis poses to our future.
The Rev. Dan Benson writes that, even in the solving of a minor plumbing problem such as a kinked hose, God opens the door for us to one another and the world.
Participants in the Minority Youth Forum in Japan are amazed by the similarities and differences between Indigenous cultures around the world.
The editor of Mandate magazine finds that in these times of change, there are no easy answers when it comes to talking about God with youth.
In the summer of 2018, our church decided to try Vacation Bible School camp (VBS).
The last time the United Church had organized a Vacations Bible School in the Gatineau Hills was circa 1955. Unsure of whether we could do this alone, Église Grace United Church asked our Anglican… Read more
At the ACT Alliance General Assembly, the possibilities created by including youth in decision making are too great to pass up.
During their visit to Saskatchewan Conference, the GC43 Pilgrims learned more about the First Nations groups in the area and more.
The GC43 Pilgrims learn about human rights movements, Métis culture, and community in Winnipeg.
The GC43 Pilgrims learn from Creation and community, during their visit with the All Native Circle Conference.
The GC43 Pilgrims encounter thought-provoking sculptures in Toronto, on their way to connect with a variety of groups and organizations.
In London Conference, the GC43 Pilgrims visit sites where healing is overcoming the oppression which once took place.
The GC43 Pilgrims take part in the Skylight Festival and visit some of the innovative ministries in Hamilton Conference.
The Bay of Quinte Conference was the fourth United Church Conference that we, the GC43 Pilgrims, had the amazing opportunity to see.
The GC43 youth pilgrims experience the rich history and culture of Canada during their visit to Montreal and Ottawa Conference.
Throughout our time in the Maritime Conference we had many insightful talks that were helpful leading into our time at General Council 43.
A review of Greenhouses of Hope: Congregations Growing Young Leaders Who Will Change the World, Dori Grinenko Baker, Editor (The Alban Institute:… Read more