Calendar Revs

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Calendar Revs

Calendar Revs Halifax resident and United Church minister Catherine MacDonald is featured in a calendar meant to challenge popular stereotypes about women in ministry. The Calendar Revs features United Church women clergy engaged in activities such as protest marches, sporting high heels, hunting and belly dancing. Catherine relates, “It started with a conversation that some […]

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NARTHEX: Confirmation Resources

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Christian Life & Growth, Featured Slider, On-line Retreats | 0 comments

NARTHEX: Confirmation Resources

Confirmation Resources 2017 nar·thex [nahr-theks] An entry way between the sanctuary of a church and the main door to the world beyond. Offering …. Six professionally produced You Tube Videos to supplement your program and a print resource, written by Robyn Brown Hewitt,  with process and  activities for six complete sessions. When you register you immediately receive by email a […]

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NARTHEX: Confirmation Videos & Print Resource Registration

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Christian Life & Growth, On-line Retreats | 0 comments

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UCW Addresses Child Poverty

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014 in United Church Women | 0 comments

UCW Addresses Child Poverty

Child poverty is clearly a problem across Canada. The “Child Well Being Initiative” (CWBI) is the National UCW project for the next four years. This initiative began in Alberta North-West Conference five years ago, and has been able to increase the awareness of the situation, especially with elected officials in their service area.  The support of […]

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The President Reflects on Signs of Hope

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

The President Reflects on Signs of Hope

Signs of Hope As a messenger, Maritime Conference President Gloria Churchill offers this Advent message. She names signs of hope.  

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SEASONINGS Returns

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in On-line Retreats | 1 comment

SEASONINGS Returns

SEASONINGS- The Twelve Days of Christmas Email By Janice MacLean Register CLOSED FOR 2014 Ultimately what I loved about Seasonings is that it seemed like this unassuming little piece: a recipe here, a book there, maybe a prayer. But somehow I came away each time caring more deeply for the person you were profiling, many whom I […]

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The Jesus Fatwah

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in AVEL | 0 comments

The Jesus Fatwah

The Jesus Fatwah: Love Your (Muslim) neighbour as Yourself   NEW from Living the Questions series.  Order from AVEL here   Much of what passes as information about Islam is weed-like disinformation rooted in stereotype and watered by fear. In The Jesus Fatwah, Islamic and Christian scholars offer reliable information about what Muslims believe, how they […]

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Called to Communion, Committed to Justice

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Church In Action, News Releases | 0 comments

”Called to Communion, Committed to Justice: The Accra Confession Ten Years Later” On behalf of the United Church of Canada, Laura Hunter, Maritime Conference Minister for Justice and Stewardship, will be attending a global consultation in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Accra Confession  in Hannover, Germany, November 2 to 6, 2014. This upcoming […]

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Whole-Hearted Waiting Retreat

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in On-line Retreats | 0 comments

Whole-Hearted Waiting Retreat

We .. are … that. Coiled within the acorn is a true self. But the oak tree of myself can come into being only if it lets go its acorn.                                  –  Cynthia Bourgeault, The Wisdom Way of Being   […]

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Called to Reach Out

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Blogs | 1 comment

As President of the Maritime Conference of the United Church of Canada, I’m invited to preach at other United Churches and this past Sunday, I had the privilege of being with the Kingston United Church in the Valley to help celebrate their 100th anniversary. In keeping with their anniversary celebrations, I shared with them how […]

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