Round the Table

Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.

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June 30, 2020

Daniel Benson writes that as church in the time of COVID-19, we must care for each other like family, not just spiritually, but bodily as well.

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June 30, 2020

Bronwyn Corlett shares a review of the book, The End of Youth Ministry? that explores the meaning of ministry with youth and young adults.

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June 30, 2020

General Secretary Nora Sanders writes that, when we fail to recognize that our acceptance of inequality is a form of racism, we fail to live up to our basic Christian commitments.

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June 10, 2020
June 10, 2020: Happy anniversary to all of us in The United Church of Canada. Our church is 95 years old today!
 
Do you wonder, like me, what those founders from 1925 would make of our church – and our world – today?
 
So much that we take for granted would seem completely strange to them. On the other hand, so much of the way we are living today would have seemed completely strange to all of us just a few months ago. At the beginning of this year we would have shaken our heads in disbelief if someone what tried to tell us some of the...
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June 8, 2020

Rev. Dr. Paul Douglas Walfall calls on White people in the church to put their love into action to counteract racism.

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May 20, 2020

Jennifer Janzen-Ball and Julie Graham share their experience of celebrating love of the soil, of God, and of humanity with Mission & Service partners in Japan.

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May 20, 2020

During Asian Heritage Month, Noel A. Suministrado, a United Church minister from the Philippines, sees great opportunities for the church as it opens itself to Canada’s changing demographic realities.

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May 12, 2020

As a recent immigrant from Asia, Rev. SunDo Hyun finds that opening oneself to intercultural opportunities — despite the challenges — can be transforming and life-giving.

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May 5, 2020

Rev. Dr. Alan Lai writes about how Asian Heritage Month challenges us to grow deeper into intercultural awareness and understanding.

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May 1, 2020

In his online worship service, Moderator Richard Bott shares a reflection about the followers of the risen Christ finding power and joy in the breaking of bread together - even when it's shared virtually during hard times.