Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.
April 06, 2022
David Kim-Cragg reflects on Korea's Promised Land of Peace and Reunification.
Postcard from the Heart" href="/blogs/round-table/postcard-heart"> HyeRan Kim-Cragg (left) and husband David Kim-Cragg (right), stand at the foot of a staircase in a house. David is holding a Bible and a postcard of the Diamond Mountains in Korea. Both are wearing black.
March 21, 2022
On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Kim Uyede-Kai calls us to disrupt racism wherever it is found.
No Longer Hidden in Plain Sight" href="/blogs/round-table/no-longer-hidden-plain-sight"> Posters to combat Asian hate on display at New York City's Chinatown Museum.
March 15, 2022
For International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Adele Halliday shares difficult experiences of racism her child faces even in the playground.
Hard Lessons of Racism Begin at a Young Age" href="/blogs/round-table/hard-lessons-racism-begin-young-age"> A diverse group of kids smile together while laying in a circle at a playground.
February 23, 2022
Rev. Dr. Kyongja (Kay) Cho shares the story of two Korean brothers forced into the military on different sides during the Korean War.
Divided By War" href="/blogs/round-table/divided-war-0"> In an aging black and white photo taken sometime around the Korean War, four Korean brothers and their older father face the camera for a formal photo.
February 03, 2022
Editor Alydia Smith introduces a new Lenten study, and writes about the dilemma of seeking the good while choosing the lesser evil from a Christian perspective.
Wrestling with Lesser Evils" href="/blogs/round-table/wrestling-lesser-evils"> A collage of photos featuring the cover of the book Lesser Evils, which is bright yellow, with large block lettering spelling out the title.
January 17, 2022
The Rev. Dr. Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng shares a history of communities of Chinese descent and their involvement in the United Church.
Welcoming the Next Wave" href="/blogs/round-table/welcoming-next-wave"> A busy market at night in Hong Kong
December 22, 2021
May Mary’s song turn our complacency, privilege, and gate-keeping upside down, and make possible life-flourishing communities that are just, open, and joyful.
Singing Reversals" href="/blogs/round-table/singing-reversals"> a large clock hanging from a lighted ceiling
October 05, 2021
Éric Hébert-Daly previews ways the United Church will commemorate Latin American Heritage Month and celebrates our connection to Latino communities of faith.
October is Latin American Heritage Month" href="/blogs/round-table/october-latin-american-heritage-month"> A large group photo of the member of Camino de Emaús at Family Bible Camp.
September 13, 2021
A former Ecumenical Accompanier laments the brutality witnessed in Palestine and Israel, while celebrating brief moments of compassion.
Seeking Grace and an End to Occupation" href="/blogs/round-table/seeking-grace-and-end-occupation"> Palestinian crowds surge at the gate of the caged Qalandiya check point, Jerusalem.
September 09, 2021
The Rev. Dr. Alan Lai urges the United Church to prepare for a new wave of immigrants from Hong Kong.
A Mission to Welcome" href="/blogs/round-table/mission-welcome"> A busy night street scene in Hong Kong, with large groups of people crossing an intersection, backed by well-lit buildings covered with advertisements and signs.