Offenders Suffer Even More Isolation

Published On: April 6, 2020

Parkland Restorative Justice, a Mission & Service‒supported non-profit, maintains connections with inmates at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary and offenders reintegrating into society.

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Street-Involved People Are Especially Vulnerable

Published On: April 2, 2020

A Mission and Service‒supported community centre serving Greater Victoria’s most vulnerable, Our Place is bracing for COVID-19 to strike.

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Journey to the Heart of the Holy Land

Published On: March 12, 2020

Eleven young adults from across Canada opted for a different kind of trip, joining the Youth for Peace Pilgrimage to Palestine and Israel.

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My Story: Rev. Dr. Margaret MacDonald, Ordained Minister

Published On: February 12, 2020

Margaret shares the story of her call to leadership: “It is an ongoing conversion experience to listen to the voices of each one from the diversity of life striving to do God’s work.”

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Education and the Possibility of a More Equal World

Published On: February 6, 2020

For Sustainable Development Week 2020, the United Church highlights Mission & Service partners supporting access to quality education for everyone.

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Smallholder Farmers Can Play a Big Role in Ending Hunger

Published On: February 4, 2020

For International Development Week 2020 (February 2–8), the United Church highlights two Mission & Service partners supporting food security and improved livelihoods for women farmers in Kenya. The health of small farms is vital to solving chronic food insecurity in Africa.

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Ending Poverty in All Its Forms, Everywhere

Published On: February 3, 2020

In the far-flung mountain communities of rural Ecuador, ECLOF’s financial services help Indigenous people lift themselves out of poverty.

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We Are All Bound Together

Published On: July 5, 2019

Gary MacDonald writes about his visit to Kenya, where he met with members of Mission and Service partner the Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC).  

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My Story: Marlene Britton-Walfall, Diaconal Minister

Published On: May 15, 2017

Marlene shares the story of her call to leadership: “The opportunity to share with people in various spheres of life has been the greatest part of ministry.”

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My Story: Adam Kilner, Ordained Minister

Published On: December 10, 2015

Adam shares the story of his call to leadership: "If you're in it to make a difference, make sure you believe in the resurrection…. The church…requires ministers of great courage."

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