In response to COVID-19, communities of faith are learning to be neighbourly in new ways.
A practiced curiosity about “what God is up to” has pointed EDGE to the huge creative energy welling up in the social enterprise sector in Canada. All well and good, but what does this have to do with church?
If First Nations people in Kenora, Ontario, ever need to be reminded of how their traditional land has been lost to make room for white settlers, they only need to look up at street signs. Many of these in Kenora are named after settler families, but one is a particularly striking reminder of an… Read more
With music styles ranging from secular and sacred, the Evensong Ensemble is successfully connecting to a spiritual but not religious world.
In his final year at seminary at The United Theological College in Montreal, Isaac Mundy worked on a special project that looked at the pastoral dimensions of social media and how it can be used for pastoral care.
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 expand — the Social Mentor Network wants to hear from you.
Everyone loves a carnival, especially if it is free.
If you want to see how the United Church is building bridges to specific groups in Canada, look no further than College Street United in Toronto.
Attracting young families is a challenge many churches face, but Castlegar United Church in Castlegar, British Columbia, thinks it may have a solution.
Every fourth Sunday, families from the surrounding community are invited to take part in a… Read more
On the surface, the British Columbia community of New Denver seems like an odd place to find a grassroots reinvention of church. Tucked away in the Kootenay region in the province’s southeast, 500 people live in the small village, where the pastoral charge has not had a minister in over 25 years… Read more
Embracing the Spirit has been launched! It was launched at the Skylight Festival in Paris, Ontario.