Round the Table

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

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May 23, 2017

With the support of KAACR and Mission & Service, Kenyan youth believe in themselves and know that they have rights.

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May 23, 2017

Mission & Service supports church and small farm partnerships to help share best practices and collaborative work relationships in Kenya.

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May 19, 2017

Windsor / Detroit churches commemorate their connection to rum-running and the Underground Railroad.

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May 17, 2017

I’ve travelled enough that I know it’s possible to find a feeling of home away from home. I mean real, authentic familiarity, not just a good friend’s place or a comfortable motel. I’ve also travelled enough to know that this is really quite rare. A sense of belonging doesn’t come easy.

My dad is a United Church minister, which means I grew up deeply involved in The United Church of Canada. It was always comfortable. When I was young, it was a place to steal communion bread and play with my siblings, a place to sing and accidentally break stuff. During high school, it was a place...

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May 16, 2017

Mission & Service helps support Kalobeyei, a community “that promotes self-reliance, builds up resilience, and seeks longer-term solutions for the South Sudanese refugees.”

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May 16, 2017

Mission & Service supports organizations working to nurture good relations between Christians and Muslims in Kenya and make it possible to work together for justice, peace, and reconciliation.

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May 15, 2017

I am excited to visit Colombia, to see how the generosity of United Church members is improving lives in a country my mother lived in almost 90 years ago.

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May 11, 2017

Mission & Service helps support churches and organizations in Kenya that are defeating discrimination against LGBTQ+ people by living out the gospel message.

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May 11, 2017

Through Mission & Service, we walk in solidarity and empower the work of love in Kenya.

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May 5, 2017

There is something about being in a church full of people gathered to honour an exceptional life, well lived. Those who gathered at Emmanuel United Church in Ottawa on Thursday remembered Anne Squire as one of the people who started that congregation, where just a few weeks before her death she moved the motion that made her congregation an affirming congregation, something she had been working towards for years.

As the first lay woman to serve as Moderator of the...