Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.
January 16, 2023
The story of “The Sunflower Man,” a healing, community-based dance performance based on the regenerating life and work of migrant farmworkers in the Niagara Region.…
The Sunflower Man " href="/blogs/round-table/sunflower-man"> A photo of two Latinx performers, dressing in traditional farmworker clothes, cradling a sunflower during a show.
January 06, 2023
Three Palestinian families try to recover after their homes were demolished near Bethlehem.
Home Demolitions in Palestine" href="/blogs/round-table/home-demolitions-palestine"> A huge pile of concrete rubble mark all that is left of the K. family home after demolition. Groups of people are seen standing around the pile, including Ecumenical Accompaniers.
December 21, 2022
The Indigenous Ministries and Justice staff share a greeting for winter solstice.
Winter Solstice Greetings" href="/blogs/round-table/winter-solstice-greetings"> Ten people from the Indigenous Ministries and Justice staff gather for a photo in the British Columbia forest.
December 21, 2022
The Holy is known in the birth of every child, the Rev. Maria Christina Conlon reminds us, in this Advent Unwrapped microblog.
Advent Unwrapped: Belén Sa Toronto" href="/blogs/round-table/advent-unwrapped-belen-sa-toronto"> A pencil sketch outlie of two people wrapped in blankets and sitting on the street.
December 15, 2022
For International Migrants Day, Demanya Kofi Akoussah shares his difficult experience as a minister working to immigrate to Canada.
My Immigration Challenges" href="/blogs/round-table/my-immigration-challenges"> Overlooking the locks on the Ottawa Canal, with the Alexandra Bridge in the background.
December 15, 2022
For Advent Unwrapped, the Rev. Richard C. Choe reflects on the gift of the Magi as an invitation to look up!
Advent Unwrapped: Open Sky" href="/blogs/round-table/advent-unwrapped-open-sky"> A photograph of the sky, taken looking straight up. Cirrus clouds are edging into the blue sky, with the tops of conifer trees poking up along the bottom of the picture.
December 14, 2022
In an Advent Unwrapped microblog, the Rev. Maria Christina Conlon reminds us of the importance of compassion.
The Womb that Bore You" href="/blogs/round-table/womb-bore-you"> A red woodcut print of a baby surrounded by light.
December 12, 2022
For International Migrants Day, Woong Youm writes about church members deported from Canada and the hardships faced by migrants.
Migrant Realities in a Diaspora Community of Faith" href="/blogs/round-table/migrant-realities-diaspora-community-faith"> Silhouettes of hands against barbed wire in grey and white
December 08, 2022
For Advent Unwrapped, the Rev. Richard C. Choe reflects on the joy of noticing beauty in small things.
Advent Unwrapped: A Flower" href="/blogs/round-table/advent-unwrapped-flower"> A small red flower that has fallen on to a porch.
December 07, 2022
For Advent Unwrapped, Rev. Maria Christina Conlon acknowledges the divine joy found in simple things.
Advent Unwrapped: A Sip of Tea" href="/blogs/round-table/advent-unwrapped-sip-tea"> A etching of a woman sipping tea. Done on large white paper, with the lightest of touch.