Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.
March 10, 2017

Winter months are cruel. I can make my way through sharp winds, mounds of dreary slush, and sheets of menacing ice. But the darkness often deflates my spirits,…

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March 16, 2017

Joe Ramsay and Allan Reeve are big fans of talking. Not just casual dialogue, but focused dialogue that explores specific issues. For the last year, these two United…

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March 22, 2017

A couple of years ago, my wife decided what she would give up for Lent was complaining about being tired and overworked. Amazingly, she discovered…

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March 24, 2017

What was the most touching experience you had in 2016?

Seeing Lorna Standingready (former Elder, All Native Circle Conference) and Alberta…

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April 03, 2017

As part of her commitment to reconciliation and reaching out to Indigenous communities, Moderator Jordan Cantwell recently travelled to Manitoba, then British…

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April 04, 2017

In the dark hours before sunrise, United Church minister Rev. Al drives through downtown Victoria greeting the city’s street community. He welcomes them with hot…

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April 04, 2017

Attracting young people is a challenge every congregation faces, but the Rev. Dr. Simon Muwowo thinks he has the answer: engaging youth using an outside-in approach…

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April 12, 2017

Moderator Jordan Cantwell urges everyone to watch and share this powerful three-minute video, “…

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April 18, 2017

If you are part of a group working to improve the social good of your community — or if you have skills or experience that could help such a group grow and…

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April 19, 2017

Doves have been an important symbol of peace for Christians since early biblical times. In 1944, when the…

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