Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.
June 16, 2016

Since 2010 the people of Grassy Narrows have continued to bring focus to their 50 years of frustration over mercury contaminated water in their community. Every…

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July 07, 2016

Canadians have made huge progress in advancing LGBTI rights here. But what about the rest of the world? Is there something in our experience from which others could…

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June 30, 2016

Welcome to Round the Table, a new blog from The United Church of Canada.

The Round the Table blog will cover topics related to the life of…

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June 30, 2016

When the Toronto Pride Parade hits the streets on July 3, Rachel Lauren Clark will be marching and…

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July 06, 2016

Summer is an excellent time to schedule repairs to a heating system. Even though I can’t quibble with that logic, I am hoping that the man whose job it is to pound…

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July 15, 2016

General Secretary Nora Sanders reflects on her "reading week."

July 22, 2016

Walking home from work at this week at noon hour, I have seen groups of people congregating behind the community pool between the office and our house. I guessed…

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July 25, 2016

It’s the children of Palestine I think about the most!

In the summer of 2015 I spent two months in Susiya, a small village in the South Hebron Hills of…

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July 25, 2016

Violence and racial injustice are making headlines these days, brought to attention by the Black Lives Matter movement and the tragic killings of black men and…

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October 04, 2016

For a United Church chaplain on his first naval posting, it was a “real baptism by fire.”

So says Padre (Major) Mike Gibbons, 37, recounting the evening of…

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