Round the Table

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

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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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November 6, 2019

My family is not particularly religious. We co-exist quite well, but it can become a bit awkward around November and December when I want to spend more time celebrating and preparing for Christ and my family wants to spend more time celebrating and preparing for the holiday season (think Christmas markets, rum cake, crafting, and chocolate).

Over the years Advent calendars have become a happy medium, something we can all do together, that help us celebrate both the season and the reason. As a result I am a bit obsessed with Advent calendars, and my family and I have a lot of fun...

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October 29, 2019

December has a number of special days that call on people of goodwill to work together.

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October 25, 2019

Reflecting on who we think Christ is as a way to help prepare for Christmas is an ancient tradition.

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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 22, 2019

Jim Hodgson reflects on the protests against government actions in Haiti.

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October 17, 2019

We declare our desire to be in solidarity with people who are poor, to cry out, and to not be silent in the face of injustice.

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October 17, 2019

A Canadian Foodgrains Bank delegate to Kenya is reminded of how we are all connected, as are the issues we care about—from climate change to the economy to right relations.

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October 18, 2019

In this Christmas pageant, the sheep deliver the words we all need to hear.

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October 11, 2019

Mitchell Anderson reflects on how, as people of faith, we can cast a ballot for a better world where Indigenous people can flourish.