Round the Table

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

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November 5, 2019

Two Canadian Armed Forces chaplains remember United Church minister, the Rev. William Alfred Seaman, who served as a chaplain during World War II and is among those who lost their lives in Normandy 75 years ago.

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September 5, 2019

The Rev. Jeff Rock writes that while progress has been made in the church for LGBTIQ2S+ people, the work of inclusion is just beginning.

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September 5, 2019

The Rev. Stephen Fetter writes that the Ascension is about how the disciples, and the church, came to know Jesus differently. 

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September 5, 2019

Get to know Emmanuela Loccident and Fritz Gerald-Joseph, new Co-workers in Mission. They begin a joint appointment of The United Church of Canada and the Common Global Ministries Board (United Church of Christ USA/Disciples of Christ) assigned to the Evangelical Church of Morocco.

How would you describe the mission of the Evangelical Church of Morocco?

Fritz: The Evangelical Protestant Church in Morocco is called the ‘’crossroad...

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September 5, 2019

For Asian Heritage Month, Yoonjoo Shin, an early childhood educator, writes about the importance of having racialized educators who can embody inclusiveness for children from immigrant families.

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September 5, 2019

With the start of the King Street transit pilot project in Toronto, I discovered a new way to get to work. Even if it took an additional 15 minutes more than taking the tube, it was worth it to see a glimpse of Lake Ontario. Memories of Luneta Park at Manila Bay flood in as I watch the waters of the lake from the 504 street car, just after Wilson Park Road to the Queensway. Forty-six years can make me imagine a lake to be the Pacific Ocean.

When I was 14, I noticed that almost all the boys in my class were missing. They were apprehended the night before and held with other boys and...

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September 5, 2019

Rev. Dr. Kyongja (Kay) Cho shares the story of her two Korean brothers forced into the military on different sides during the Korean War.

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September 5, 2019

Rev. Bronwyn Corlett writes on being called to serve: "There are disciples answering God’s call across this country—and that is what vocation is all about."

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September 5, 2019

John Egger, a Co-Worker in Mission in Korea, writes about joining 500,00 people to form a human peace chain across the DMZ separating North and South Korea.

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September 5, 2019

Rev. Stephen Fetter writes that the resurrection doesn’t just mean that Jesus has escaped death. It means that the whole mission starts over again.