Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.
United Church camps, writes Vicki Nelson, teach the radical generosity that prepares young people to create a more just world.
The Training Grounds for a Revolution" href="/blogs/round-table/training-grounds-revolution"> A group of young people sit watching a brilliant, colourful sunset.
In her Easter message, Moderator Carmen Lansdowne’s hope for the church is that we will know that even in our deepest grief the risen Christ will show up, call us by…
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Moderator’s Easter Message 2024" href="/blogs/round-table/moderators-easter-message-2024">
The Rev. Roger Janes writes that a congregation with a stewardship team has significantly higher giving than a congregation without such a team.
Teamwork Makes the Stewardship Dream Work" href="/blogs/round-table/teamwork-makes-stewardship-dream-work"> A chalk board with the word "Teamwork" on it.
In November 2023, the Atlantic Christian Training Centre (Tatamagouche Centre) hosted a four-day gathering based on ceremony, food, talking circle sharing, deep respect…
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Gathering Nations in Peace and Friendship in Atlantic Canada" href="/blogs/round-table/gathering-nations-peace-and-friendship-atlantic-canada"> Campbell House at Tatamagouche Centre
Lent can be a powerful time to repent of Christian anti-Judaism and actively commit to countering antisemitism.
Antisemitism and Lent" href="/blogs/round-table/antisemitism-and-lent"> Grave of a Jewish soldier in World War military cemetery, France
Zimbabwean-Canadian Takudzwa Lavin Nyariri shares about the joys and challenges of keeping one’s culture of birth while making their own space within…
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“I Am Because We Are” " href="/blogs/round-table/i-am-because-we-are"> Writer Takudzwa Lavin Nyariri
Mandimby Rakotondramboa writes that being an Afro-descendant student in Canada means cultural shock with an incredible amount of adaptation.
Identity and Diversity between Two Realities" href="/blogs/round-table/identity-and-diversity-between-two-realities"> Mandimby, a young man from Madagascar, lifts his hands while sitting on a hill top.
Whitehorse United Church in Yukon Territory began private refugee sponsorship in the 1980s, supporting Vietnamese boat people. Today, the congregation and dedicated…
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No Boots? No Problem!" href="/blogs/round-table/no-boots-no-problem"> Whitehorse United Church
For Black History Month, the Rev. Franklyn James celebrates this month as a commemoration of past achievements and a commitment to ongoing understanding, respect, and…
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Unity and Legacy: Celebrating Black History in Canada and the United Church " href="/blogs/round-table/unity-and-legacy-celebrating-black-history-canada-and-united-church"> A photo of the author, the Rev. Franklyn James.
The Rev. Brenna Baker writes that scenario church budgeting can help us respond with calm and grace to any situation that comes up.
"What If?"" href="/blogs/round-table/what-if"> A planner, open and ready to be written in.