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Church Stories 2017-11-09T09:11:33+00:00

My Story

By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest After reading all the stories submitted to mark the 125th anniversary, here is one of my stories. During October 2012, about 6-weeks into my new position, I was with [...]

By | December 13, 2017|Categories: Church Stories, Worship|Comments Off on My Story

Children’s Ministry Visioning Day

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster As we dream for the future, deepening our ministry to children and their families, change is afoot. After our November 11 Children’s Ministry visioning day, we have a [...]

By | December 7, 2017|Categories: Children, Church Stories|Comments Off on Children’s Ministry Visioning Day

Choral Music Sunday “A Light in the Stable”

"Cradled in a cattle stall, Friendly beasts around him lowing, Cradled in a cattle stall, Precious gift of God to all." By Lisa Bond, Director of Music Come and worship! This Sunday, December  10, we [...]

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A Minute for Hurricane Harvey

By Silvi Pirn In November, Jo Forrest and Silvi Pirn lead a team of adults and youth on a mission trip to help those whose homes were affected by the historical flooding that covered the [...]

By | November 30, 2017|Categories: Church Stories, Outreach|Comments Off on A Minute for Hurricane Harvey

Marlene Bowen 1931–2017

We extend the sympathy of the congregation to the family of Kenilworth Union Church Minister Emeritus Gil Bowen, Mark (Margot) Bowen, Stephen (Marnie) Bowen, and Kathryn (Robert) Irvin upon the death of Rev. Dr. Gil [...]

By | November 28, 2017|Categories: Church Stories|Comments Off on Marlene Bowen 1931–2017

Christus Paradox

Solace in cells: Rev. Sylvia Dunstan; a United Church minister; shares a moment of prayer with an inmate at Whitby Jail. As chaplain to the 2,000 who pass through it each year; she arranges [...]

By | November 21, 2017|Categories: Church Stories, Worship|Comments Off on Christus Paradox