A reflection on talking circles, written by Richard Silversmith.
In processing the tragic event in London, Ontario on June 6, it is important to focus on Muslim-Christian relations and lament with and pray for our Muslim friends and neighbors.
The church building and its associated grounds are the most visible part of the church in the community. How those grounds are maintained reflect the congregation's emphasis on creation stewardship.
Mosaic Church in Vancouver is centered around building transformational community among the marginalized. The pandemic has disproportionately affected their church.
We've made commitments throughout the years as a denomination to turn away from the sins of colonization and dehumanization and towards a better way of walking together, in respect of our treaties and Indigenous rights.
In 2016, Synod repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery and the concept of ‘terra nullius’ as heresies. What does this mean, why does it matter, and how can we live into this commitment to seek reconciled relationships built on respect between Indigenous peoples and other inhabitants of "Turtle Island"?
Some tools and resources for congregations to live out a ministry of reconciliation with our Indigenous neighbours.
In the midst of the growing international tension, followers of Jesus should act as peacemakers. But how can Christians go about making peace in a nuclear age?
I wanted to make other Christians aware of this and ask specifically for prayer, but also for support for the petition that had been started.
I’m not a political activist and was even a little nervous. But grieving with my Muslim neighbours and taking a stand for peace and justice was important for me in living out my faith.