Round the Table

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

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November 19, 2019

Kelsi James, United Church of Canada Overseas Personnel in China, writes on her experience of finding authentic community so far from home.

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November 18, 2019

Create an Advent-Christmas season that embraces the gift of God’s presence in Jesus.

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November 15, 2019

The Rev. Dr. HyeRan Kim-Cragg reflects on how we can work to fight against antisemitism during Advent.

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November 14, 2019

Aidan Legault, United Church member and young climate activist, offers faithful words of encouragement to renew the weary in the march for ecological justice.

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November 13, 2019

In the wake of Don Cherry’s divisive and hurtful statements, Rev. Dr. Paul Douglas Walfall asks, “Why is it that immigrants and people of colour have become the punching bag for some in our society?”

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November 12, 2019

In this season, many things distract us from nurturing faith within our families.

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November 8, 2019

Rev. Stephen Fetter reflects on the nature of resurrection and our life after death—questions which faithful people have been pondering since biblical times.

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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.