A picture of a wooden dock on the blue waters of the Sea of Galilee.

Journey to the Heart of the Holy Land

This article was originally published in Aujourd’hui Credo in French by Suzanne Grenier in February 2020.   Together on a small, modest boat, on the waters of the Sea of Galilee… “T...

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Photo of Rev. Dr. Margaret MacDonald, ordained minister

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

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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Colombian children and teenagers participate in a theatre education program. The stand in a group in front of a sign that has "Bienvenidos" (welcome).

Education and the Possibility of a More Equal World

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

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Farmer Rose Muthoni stands, smiling near her chickens on her small farm in Kenya. She has about 25 brown chickens. There are a couple of small shelters in the background.

Smallholder Farmers Can Play a Big Role in Ending Hunger

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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An Indigenous women from rural Ecuador holds a bunch of flowers. Behind her are agricultural fiends and mountains.

Ending Poverty in All Its Forms, Everywhere

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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A Safe Home

Down a long road behind a large fence in Nairobi, Kenya, is a safe house for LGBTQIA and Two-Spirit refugees from Uganda, Somalia, and South Sudan, supported by Mission & Service partner Pembizo C...

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Our gifts for Mission & Service support the United Church’s commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

Making a Home Whole Again

Fairfield, a historic village in Bothwell, Ontario, was first settled by the Lenape people on May 8, 1792. It was established by Eelünaapéewi Lahkéewiit (El-na-pow-way Lah-ka-weet) ancestors and the M...

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Second Chances

Our gifts for Mission & Service support community ministries like Stella’s Circle. People come to Emmanuel House at Stella’s Circle for a variety of reasons. Some have experienced mental illness o...

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Remembering Alvin Dixon

As a church we continue to work toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Mission & Service supports this work through your gifts for the National Indigenous Church. We are thankful that w...

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Our Generation

At Toronto Conference’s annual meeting in 2011, youth delegates presented a vision for the future of their church and their place in it. The result of those first ideas was a song that has since inspi...

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