29 results for tag: United Church of Canada


WELCOME: WEEK ONE

We couldn’t have asked for a more glorious day to kick off our first “Welcome to the Neighbourhood” event at Queensville-Holland Landing United Church.


AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

Reflecting on The Road to Emmaus: Jesus chose to be with and among his people when they extended the offer of hospitality to a stranger.


VIDEO: WE SING OF JESUS (part 1)

Jesus was a Jew, born to a woman in poverty, in a time of social upheaval and political oppression. This video is intended to be the first in a series of videos exploring the words of A Song of Faith alongside contemporary images.


WHAT HAPPENS WHEN 55000 NEW NEIGHBOURS MOVE IN DOWN THE STREET?

Jesus is giving his people a means of reclaiming their power and agency. Something that is given cannot be taken. Loving those who hate you turns the shame back onto the aggressor.


WE ARE REQUIRED TO STAND UP AND SPEAK OUT

When people are hurt, it is important to come together. It is important to take care of each other. It is especially important to take care of the most vulnerable. It is also required that we stand up and speak out against hatred and injustice.

IN THE MEDIA: NEW PASTOR BRINGS NEW KIND OF CHURCH TO EAST GWILLIMBURY BY SIMON MARTIN

From the January 25th, 2017 edition of YorkRegion.com and the East Gwillimbury Express.


Fishing for People: The Value of Shattered Glass

In much the same way that Jesus chose to be in and with and among his people, and recognizing that this could also be a now or never moment, the Living Presence Ministry has been created in order to emulate this expression of faith and radical hospitality.

OUR COMMUNITY MINISTER

Whether you are looking for opportunities to connect with your neighbours, become acquainted with York Region's social services or simply need an ear to listen and hear your struggle, I want to get to know you.


WHAT DOES A COMMUNITY (PIONEER) MINISTER ACTUALLY DO?

What is a minister without a church? What does a minister do if they aren't planning for Sunday services?