Sharing stories of life, faith, and ministry in the United Church and beyond.
September 02, 2021
Lynda Trono writes that, for those struggling in an unjust economy, a Guaranteed Livable Income offers a long-term solution.
A Guaranteed Livable Income Would Be Better" href="/blogs/round-table/guaranteed-livable-income-would-be-better"> A man with dark skin and rough clothing holding a sign that says "Anything helps," next to another homemade sign listing the benefits of a Guaranteed Livable Income.
August 23, 2021
​​​​​​​Thea Sheridan-Jonah calls on us to change the narrative and listen to the voices and unique experience of youth during this federal election.  
Youth Voices Are Crucial in this Election  " href="/blogs/round-table/youth-voices-are-crucial-election"> An illustration depicting two young women putting their ballots in a polling box.
July 30, 2021
Rev. Dr. Paul Douglas Walfall writes that the history of Emancipation Day may be inconvenient for some Canadians, but it’s essential to for us all to commemorate this…
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Coming to Terms with Emancipation Day" href="/blogs/round-table/coming-terms-emancipation-day"> An illustration of two Black arms and hands breaking the shackles which bound them.
July 28, 2021
Artist Noah Janosch Brown resists the cycle of retraumatization Black people are exposed to on a daily basis, and instead, chooses to celebrate the beauty of the Black…
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Emancipation Day is a Celebration of Our Beauty" href="/blogs/round-table/emancipation-day-celebration-our-beauty"> An installation of nine replicas of a rotund Black man in a hoodie.
July 13, 2021
Ariel Siagan raises awareness about the situation of Filipino migrant workers in Canada and calls on the church to respond.
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June 30, 2021
Tips and best practices for mental health and well being from Lieutenant Commander (Padre) Earl Klotz.
Chaplaincy as an Evolution of Ministry " href="/blogs/round-table/chaplaincy-evolution-ministry"> Lieutenant Commander (Padre) Earl Klotz, in uniform, standing inside a submarine.
June 22, 2021
John Egger, a United Church co-worker in mission serving in Korea, shares an update on churches in Korea during the pandemic.
As COVID-19 Continues in Korea" href="/blogs/round-table/covid-19-continues-korea"> Several men sit at desks before the camera, as they present at the Mission Academy during the pandemic.
June 22, 2021
Video interviews with three queer Christians of Asian descent who have found refuge in the affirming congregations of the United Church.
Celebrating Asian LGBTQI+ Voices" href="/blogs/round-table/celebrating-asian-lgbtqi-voices"> A screen grab from the video interview with Simon Bondac.
June 16, 2021
On National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Mitchell Anderson writes that Indigenous justice and reconciliation can only take place in ways that ensure that Black lives matter…
“Our Movements for Justice Are Linked”" href="/blogs/round-table/our-movements-justice-are-linked"> A man with a red Mohawk First Nations flag kneels in solidarity at a Black Lives Matter protest in Toronto, June 2020.
June 14, 2021
During Pride Month, artist Noah Janosch Brown writes about finding a safe place in a United Church to create art and nurture self-discovery.
Space for Creation and Discovery" href="/blogs/round-table/space-creation-and-discovery"> A young Black man in a black suit with locks and golden glasses, poses in front of one of his art works, a depiction of a trans-Atlantic slave ship holdings.