Round the Table

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

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June 12, 2019

Jordan Sullivan asks, “What measure of privilege are we willing to give up to create equity for others?”

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June 10, 2019

Mandate magazine consulted people with disabilities across the church and invited them to share their experiences in The United Church of Canada.

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June 7, 2019

General Secretary Nora Sanders writes that before long it will be left to my generation and subsequent generations to keep the memory of sacrifice and loss of World War II alive.

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June 6, 2019

Following personal challenges and global tragedies, Japhet Ndhlovu finds fortitude and centring in God and colleagues through United Church clergy gatherings.

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June 6, 2019

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.

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June 4, 2019

The Rev. Jeff Rock writes that while progress has been made in the church for LGBTIQ2S+ people, the work of inclusion is just beginning.

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May 31, 2019

The Rev. Stephen Fetter writes that the Ascension is about how the disciples, and the church, came to know Jesus differently. 

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May 27, 2019

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.

How would you describe the mission of the Evangelical Church of Morocco?

Fritz: The Evangelical Protestant Church in Morocco is called the ‘’crossroad...

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May 23, 2019

For Asian Heritage Month, Yoonjoo Shin, an early childhood educator, writes about the importance of having racialized educators who can embody inclusiveness for children from immigrant families.

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May 17, 2019

With the start of the King Street transit pilot project in Toronto, I discovered a new way to get to work. Even if it took an additional 15 minutes more than taking the tube, it was worth it to see a glimpse of Lake Ontario. Memories of Luneta Park at Manila Bay flood in as I watch the waters of the lake from the 504 street car, just after Wilson Park Road to the Queensway. Forty-six years can make me imagine a lake to be the Pacific Ocean.

When I was 14, I noticed that almost all the boys in my class were missing. They were apprehended the night before and held with other boys and...