Round the Table

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

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April 23, 2019

Called to serve in global mission service in Korea, John Egger is discovering firsthand the exciting new things God is calling us to.

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April 18, 2019

Rev. Stephen Fetter writes that Good Friday is a time when gathering with others to pray brings hope - even in the face of tragedy. 

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April 16, 2019

Global Guest Leonard Mtaita attended the Parliament of the World’s Religions and found faith leaders build common ground in peace and love. 
 

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April 16, 2019

John Durfey writes about a visit to a centre which offers emergency shelter for women in Japan escaping from violence and abuse. 

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April 12, 2019

General Secretary Nora Sanders writes that "Even in times of sadness, there is much to be grateful for."

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April 12, 2019

In this Palm Sunday reflection, Rev. Stephen Fetter writes that, while the road to freedom offered by Jesus is hardly easy, it's worth working for.

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April 10, 2019

Just a few weeks ago Cyclone Idai hit Southern Africa, causing catastrophic damage and leaving pain and devastation in its wake. Idai is one of the worst tropical cyclones ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, and it is estimated that over 2.5 million people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have been affected. The death toll is now more than 1,000 and expected to rise as search and rescue efforts continue for the thousands still missing. Countless more have...

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April 9, 2019

Cameron Watts responds to the question, "How do we measure whether inclusion has been achieved?" which was raised at the 9th Annual Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion.

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April 4, 2019

Rev. Jean Stairs looks forward to a pilgrimage to El Salvador with a group of pilgrims from East Central Ontario / Eastern Ontario Outaouais Regional Councils.

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April 2, 2019

John Durfey tells us about a visit to the Buraku Liberation Centre in Japan, a United Church partner which works to eradicate systemic prejudice against the marginalized buraku people.