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Ministers

Calgary, AB

Calgary Inter-Mennonite Church is seeking a Community Care Leader/Pastor – Part-time (0.5). We are a small community of diverse Mennonites and other individuals who seek to be part of an inclusive faith community in contemporary society. The Community Care Leader/Pastor provides leadership by connecting with individual members, groups and committees; by facilitating inter-generational community life and by providing pastoral support and spiritual guidance. For full job description, including qualifications, visit www.cimchurch.org.


Calgary, AB

Where suburban Calgary, the wide open prairie sky, and the shadow of the spectacular Rocky Mountains meet, lies the growing community of Springbank United Church. We have a unique opportunity for a motivated and energetic person to help our congregation continue in its growth and support us on our journey of transition from small rural church to a sustainable suburban community. As our congregation grows, we are becoming quite varied with rural farm and suburban families; children, young and older persons; and long-time members and new adherents. As our church transitions, it is important to us that everyone is welcomed and included in our community. In addition, the ability to support and nurture our children’s Christian education (e.g., Sunday school curriculum, programs and story time) and spiritual growth is essential. We require someone who can help bring more life and vitality into our church by helping develop and sustain programs while providing us with inspirational, thought-provoking and socially relevant sermons and bible study that are relevant to all ages and backgrounds. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity of a full-time call as an Ordained Minister of Word, Sacrament and Pastoral Care or a Diaconal (Commissioned) Minister of Word, Education and Pastoral Care, please apply. Additional information can be found in the Springbank United Church JNAC report. Please forward applications to Evelyn Buckley at xcranch@telusplanet.net or call 403-242-9234. Please also see our website, www.springbankunited.org. Facebook: www.facebook.com/springbankunitedchurch.


Camrose, AB

Camrose United Church is an affirming Central Alberta congregation searching for a 20-30 hour per week minister (Ordained or Diaconal) with a strength in pastoral care. Interested candidates can view our JNAC at the ANWC website, www.albertanorthwestconference.ca, or contact Shelley at hurley47@telus.net, or by phone at 780-679-7947.


Carberry, MB

Carberry United Church seeks a full-time diaconal or ordained minister to journey with us in Christ-centred worship and to encourage us in faith development and outreach. We have an active congregation (choir, Sunday School, youth group, drama group, prayer group) as well as committees to carry on the work of the church. Situated in rural southwestern Manitoba, we are on the TransCanada Highway and only 50 km from Brandon; 160 km from Winnipeg – but most amenities can be found in our small town. To learn more about this exciting position, contact vacancies@confmnwo.mb.ca.


Chatham-Kent, ON

Guilds Pastoral Charge seeks a full-time minister to serve a two-point charge each with an innate, instinctive sense of community. For anyone who has attended or served in a rural church, you know the experience of small intimate connections found in these awesome congregations. We are looking for the right person to aid and encourage our smaller churches – not so they can become a “big” church, but so we can make a BIG difference. Nestled in southwestern Ontario, about an hour away from each of the two metropolitan cities of Windsor and London and only a short drive to the shores of Lake Erie and Rondeau Provincial Park. Looking for a strong, engaging, spiritual leader who is ready to take on a key strategic role in exploring and possibly implementing a clustering arrangement with other churches in the area. Review our profile and apply through www.londonconference.ca (see Vacancies, Kent Presbytery).


Codette/Nipawin, SK

Looking for work and fun in Saskatchewan? Work: Bridging Waters Pastoral Charge which is comprised of Knox United and Nipawin United Churches is looking for a full-time minister starting July 1, 2018. The churches are located 10km apart in the towns of Codette and Nipawin, respectively. Nipawin is the largest community in the area with a population of about 5,000 people and Codette has about 250 residents. The area surrounding the towns is largely agricultural but the northern forest and lakes are also close by. NUC has an active Women’s Group and have started a monthly Mathew 25 lunch program for all those who need a warm meal. Bridging Waters also has an active Men’s and Youth groups. We also have half-time office staff to assist with the church work. BWPC has a very nice manse located in Nipawin, but the incoming minister can exercise other housing options which are available if he/she desires. Fun: Nipawin and Codette are bordered by the Saskatchewan River and Codette and Tobin Lakes are close by as well. Obviously fishing is a popular pastime, as well as general boating and activities such as water skiing and canoeing. There are fishing boat and house boat rentals for those people who need to rent. The local regional park has excellent camping facilities, a spray park, trout fishing pond and a small zoo. For the sporting enthusiast there is hockey, soft ball, golf, soccer, badminton, bowling, horseback riding, airplane flying and many more activities. The surrounding farmland and forest also boasts many opportunities for viewing wildlife. Lastly, our two churches have the best cooks and bakers in Northeast Saskatchewan and our fundraising meals are not to be missed and there is always lots of fun amongst the folks putting them on! Contact: For further information or a Joint Needs Assessment, please contact Karen Grayson by phone 306-862-3380; email dkgrayson@sasktel.net, or by mail at Box 116, Nipawin, SK, S0E 1E0.


Cornwall, ON

"We aren’t church as usual!" Our vision is “building a city where no one journey’s alone”. We are looking for a strong, engaging and dynamic spiritual leader who will help us bring “faith to life” through our stance of public ministry. The ideal candidate will be an ordered minister who has strong spiritual faith, thinks outside of the box, appreciates a variety of music styles and understands the need for pastoral care and Christian development. Are you the spiritual leader to walk with us on this journey? The full JNAC report is available on the Knox-St. Paul’s United Church website www.knoxstpauls.ca, as well as our Facebook page. Email resumés to vacancy4moconference@gmail.com.


Cowansville, QC

The Cowansville Area Pastoral Charge is located in the beautiful Eastern Townships of Quebec. Located one hour from Montreal, we are an English congregation that worships in Cowansville at Emmanuel United Church. We are looking for a full-time or half-time minister who can bring his/her own talents to share in a team approach. We are looking for a person who can nurture our faith community. Contact Susan Burnham (sueburnham@hotmail.com) for our JNAC report.


Emerson/Dominion City/Green Ridge, MB

Are you wanting to serve in a rural setting? Valley Pastoral Charge is seeking to fill a full-time minister/team minister position. Located one hour south of Winnipeg, this 3-point charge is situated in the agriculturally-rich and recreationally-diverse Red River Valley. The successful candidate will have strong worship and pastoral care skills, and will also be able to lead us in new directions for expanded community engagement and growth. This position is supported by a local lay worship team to help lead services. Interested applicants can view our Ministry Profile at www.mnwo.ca. Applications can be forwarded to Judy Hare: 1622-B St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB, R2M 3W7; call 204-233-8911, ext. 228 or 204-233-8911, ext. 228; or email vacancies@confmnwo.mb.ca. For any further questions about the position, please feel free to email tanstett@mymts.net.


Hamilton, Bermuda

Wesley Methodist Church is seeking a spiritual leader who is excited to be part of a congregation that is in transition. We are in need of a minister who not only can feed us with the news of God’s love and care and challenge us spiritually, but we need someone who will help us tackle our challenges straight on. Despite the challenges of keeping us all happy, we would like someone who will smile and who likes to laugh. We would like Jesus amongst us, but understand that we will be getting a human who, like us, needs the Lord in her/his life. If you see change as a challenge and can inspire those searching for revitalization through listening, engaging, observing and learning, and sharing— we need you at Wesley. For our JNAC Report and to submit inquiries, please email Adrian Hartnett-Beasley at ahartnettbeasley@gmail.com, or visit www.facebook.com/WMC.Bermuda.


Kingston ON

We seek an Intentional Interim Minster who wishes to serve two historic congregations in downtown Kingston. Chalmers United Church and Sydenham Street United Church have chosen to move forward in an innovative model of shared worship, while maintaining the presence and ministry of each congregation in their heritage buildings. We seek a minister who has a progressive, creative and scholarly theological framework; a keen interest in and commitment to pastoral care for all ages; excellent communication skills; a passion for social justice both locally and globally, and the training and ability to support our congregations through a time of transition. One of the churches is an Affirming congregation, the other is examining the process to become officially Affirming. Kingston, located at the east end of Lake Ontario, is a progressive city with a rich educational, cultural, and historic presence. The vacancy was effective January 1, 2018. The Combined JNAC Report, as well as the Chalmers/Sydenham Street Visioning document and other relevant information regarding the life and work of the congregations may be found on either website: www.sydenhamstreet.ca (see About SSUC), or www.chalmersunitedchurch.org. Applications will be accepted until April 16, 2018, and should be submitted to the Combined Joint Search Committee c/o jointsearch.kingston@gmail.com.


Montague, PEI

"Montague the Beautiful" welcomes applicants to beautiful eastern PEI for a 2 point charge ministry available August 1. Our JNAC information is available by clicking here.


Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Located in the heart of Historic "Old Town," Grace United Church is seeking a full-time minister for our current vacancy. Soon to celebrate our 195th Anniversary, we seek to remain current and engaged. We have a strong association with other churches in our community and are active in outreach both at home and abroad. Important to our congregation is our vibrant music program and skilled accompanist and choir members. The applicants must work well with others, incorporate current issues in sermons, foster friendly fellowship and encourage outreach in a congregation where pastoral care is essential. The candidates should be comfortable and competent with information technology and be multitaskers. Please access our JNAC Report on our website at www.graceunitedchurch.com. Please email applications to lesliewoodward@fairviewfittings.com. Applications will be received until a suitable candidate is found.


Oakville, ON

Maple Grove United Church is seeking an energetic and forward-thinking Intentional Interim Minister for a period of transition following the retirement of our minister of more than 30 years. Maple Grove is a vibrant, active community of faith with strong worship, music, outreach, pastoral care and children’s ministries. We are looking to maintain our solid worship traditions while introducing new worship experiences. We are working to respond to change in our local community, maintain and further develop community connections/partnerships and renew focus on growth. The congregation highly values inclusiveness and relative informality. Our Intentional Interim Minister will have great people, leadership and communication skills and preach inspiring sermons relevant to the everyday lives of members. We have actively engaged with the EDGE foundation and neighbouring congregations on church revitalization and identification of community needs, in addition to conducting our own visioning activities. We need an organized and creative-change leader who can work with us to consolidate this work and move to implementation, while helping us prepare to call a new minister. The starting date is September 1, 2018. Please submit applications to mguclib@gmail.com.


Ottawa, ON

Kanata United Church is an active Ottawa congregation seeking a half-time minister for our thriving Children, Youth and Family ministry. We are looking or a committed leader, equipped to enable our congregation to be effective followers of Jesus’ way and to complete a team that includes a Minister of Word, Sacrament & Pastoral Care, an Office Administrator and a part time Music Director. For a full job description please visit our website at: www.kuc.ca,  and direct applications to vacancy4moconference@gmail.com.


Owen Sound, ON

Kilsyth, Keady-North Derby United Church is a two-point charge looking for a part-time (24 hours) minister who will be responsible for the overall life and work of the pastoral charge. The minister will be responsible for leading worship at each of two points that make up the Pastoral Charge and will be responsible for helping to develop innovative forms of pastoral care and faith formation using volunteers from each of our congregations. We are seeking a minister who will promote teamwork so that we might fulfill the mission of our churches. Qualified applicants should apply to the following website: www.torontoconference.ca/job-opportunities/vacancies-in-toronto-conference. For further information contact kkndfind@gmail.com.


Pelham/Dunnville, ON

Bethany United Church and Fenwick United Church in the Niagara Peninsula are looking to move forward together, effective this summer, through shared ministry. Both congregations have agricultural roots and are located about twenty minutes apart by car. Our churches have been served well in the recent past by retired half-time ministers. We are seeking a full-time minister to lead worship and encourage music in each congregation, visit members of the congregations with the assistance of pastoral care committees, and support children and youth activities. We seek to be inclusive faith communities within the broad spectrum of United Church Theology. For more information, please visit our respective websites at www.fenwickunited.com and www.bethanyunited-church.com. Applications are to be emailed to both fenwick.united.church@gmail.com and bethanyucoffice@gmail.com.


Port Colborne, ON

“New days, new ways, come join us in the journey.” Central United is seeking a full-time ordered minister to join us in our journey in a community located on Lake Erie in beautiful Niagara. Our new leader will be part of a team ministry with a half-time DLM on staff. We have a tradition of great music and active mission work in our community. We seek a caring, dynamic leader to energize our mission “To know Christ, and to make Him known.” Our JNAC Report can be found at www.centralunitedchurch.ca. Please submit applications to Lori Smith at lorir1952@gmail.com.


Selkirk, ON

Faith Centennial United Church is a rural, traditional, Christ-centred congregation. We are “family-sized”, welcoming and mission focused. The village of Selkirk is situated along the north shore of Lake Erie, in Erie Presbytery of Hamilton Conference. We have an immediate opportunity for a three-quarter time ordained minister to lead an eager group of lay leaders and followers into a new phase of spiritual growth and Christian service. Manse available. To view our JNAC report visit www.fcuc.ca. Please send resumés to johnnyretail@sympatico.ca.


Sudbury ON

St. Andrew’s United Church is seeking a full-time Minister of Worship & Congregational Outreach, due to the retirement of one of our ministers. St. Andrew’s occupies a unique place in a unique city. The church is at the city’s heart, housed in St. Andrew’s Place, a 10-storey church/residential/commercial complex that was one of the first of its kind when built in 1973. Sudbury leads the way in environmental transformation, having re-greened and resuscitated its lands and lakes over the past 40 years. Residents here can live beside one of 330 lakes within the city limits, and still get to work in a matter of minutes (which may help explain why in 2015 Stats Canada reported Sudbury to be the happiest city in Canada.) Sudbury has grown far beyond its mining roots to become the largest city in Northern Ontario, with three post-secondary institutions (including schools of medicine and architecture), a regional centre for health care and research, and commercial, arts and culture and recreational opportunities. St. Andrew’s has a long history of shared/team ministry, achieved through creative and respectful cooperation between order of ministry staff and associate lay positions working in conjunction with other church members, volunteers from outside the congregation and community partners. For example, we are actively involved in an inter-denominational downtown churches’ association and have joined forces with several other churches to offer a hot meal program from November to April, which we began more than 20 years ago. The full-time minister we are seeking will be part of a ministry team with a part-time Minister of Pastoral Care & Outreach (14 hours/week). Together, they will lead the congregation to live out our vision of what it means to be a 21st century Christian community in downtown Sudbury. Click here for JNAC report. Please email applications by May 25, 2018, to Dale Myslik standrewstaffing@gmail.com.


Wesleyville/Valleyfield Charge, NL

We are a three-point pastoral charge located on the northeast coast of Newfoundland. Close to beautiful beaches and rich in Newfoundland culture, our communities offer modern conveniences: hospital, supermarkets, restaurants, pharmacies, stadiums, etc. We are only 1.5 hours from Gander, a major shopping center in Central Newfoundland.  We are seeking a full-time Ordained Minister to serve our three congregations. Our welcoming and vibrant congregations reflect a blend of traditional theology, and at the same time we are open to exploring new concepts and contemporary styles of worship. For more information, check out the vacancies on the Newfoundland and Labrador Conference website,  www.newlabconf.com. We will be accepting applications until April 30, 2018. Contact Mr. Eric Sturge: 709 536 -3151, cell 709 536-7315 or email sturgeeric@hotmail.com.


Williamstown, ON

Welcome to our corner of paradise, St. Andrews United Church in Williamstown – a storybook church set in a village steeped in Celtic tradition, century homes, wrap-around porches and most importantly residents who are actively involved in the community and are proud of it. Located in the middle of a strong and vibrant agricultural area, benefitting from the values of rural living, just 15 minutes east of Cornwall and within commuting distance of Ottawa and Montreal, we call it home. As we continue on our faith journey, we are in search of a full-time Ordained Minister to be part of our church family and community. If you are interested in becoming part of our family, we would love to hear from you. You can find us on the web at www.standrewsunited.org, or on Facebook @standrewsunitedwilliamstown. For more information on how to apply, contact us at standrewschurchsearch@gmail.com, or visit the conference website at www.montrealandottawaconference.ca/pr-rp.


Windsor, ON

Westminster United Church is seeking a part-time minister. We are embarking on an exciting faith journey. We have recently signed an agreement to sell our building and we are exploring alternatives to continue and grow our ministry. We are a downtown urban church with an exciting future. If transition and transformation appeal to you, please check us out on the London Conference website, www.londonconference.ca. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. 



Ministry of Music

Grimsby, ON

The music coordinator position at Trinity United is available. This role offers flexibility since volunteer musicians readily cover one Sunday each month. Compensation range is $800 to $1000 monthly for 35 hours of commitment. Come play and lead! Learn more at: www.trinityunitedgrimsby.ca/about/music-director-vacancy. Send questions to: musicfortrinity@gmail.com. Deadline April 13, 2018


Windsor, ON

Bedford United Church is seeking an organist/choir director. Bedford is a friendly church located in Old Sandwich Towne, near the University of Windsor (www.bedfordunited.ca). We have an enthusiastic choir and dynamic minister. Please contact Linda Smith at llsmith@uwindsor.ca, or 519-256-1131.



Other Positions Available

Toronto, ON

Lawrence Park Community Church (LPCC) will launch a weekly music, lecture, and catered-meal program in September 2019 that will focus on a generous spirituality for Toronto, and on community building at LPCC. We are searching for a person (full-time) to plan, promote and administer this project with a dedicated team. Candidate will also help LPCC plan current events. Candidates must be respectful of the spiritual aims of the church. A competitive salary will be commensurate with education and experience. LPCC is a LGBTQ-affirming congregation and equal opportunity employer. For a full job description, visit www.lawrenceparkchurch.ca, and follow the link to the Job Postings page.


Toronto, ON

Manor Road United Church, located midtown, is in search of a new Office Administrator to manage the day to day administrative functioning of the church. Our ideal candidate is a professional, dependable, independent worker with strong interpersonal and organizational skills. They have the ability to manage the requirements of various stakeholders, multi-task effectively and prioritize workload to ensure deadlines are met. 30hrs/wk. Salary TBC. For a complete job description, or to submit a job application email mrucmandp@gmail.com.



Church Related

Church Website Service

Church Website Service - Churchweb Canada can help you update and run your church website. Our new sites are secure, fast and optimized for tablet and phone. Our support is unlimited and dependable. 844-541-4212, help@churchwebcanada.ca, or www.churchwebcanada.ca.


A Marriage Preparation Video Resource

More Than Friends is an innovative, inclusive, flexible, and affordable web-based marriage preparation video resource, adaptable to the diverse situations of couples and communities of faith. Convenient. Engaging. Addresses “hard to discuss” issues. Supported by United Church of Canada grants. Visit www.morethanfriends.live for more information.


The Ministers’ Professional Association

Already in place and at work - at no cost to the United Church. Unifor Unifaith Community Chapter is for United Church Clergy, Faith Workers & Family. So much to discuss. So much wisdom to share. Let’s talk! Please contact Robin Wardlaw: President@Unifaith.ca; 416-840-3211 or www.unifaith.ca



Celebrations

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Spiritual Health

The Prayer Bench

Nurturing a growing spiritual life. Visit the Prayer Bench for seasonal Small Group Studies and personal Email Retreats. Other resources are available for self-directed continuing education or Sabbath days. Join Janice MacLean at  www.prayerbench.ca, a Chignecto Presbytery Recognized Ministry.


Spend a year living in God’s Rhythm

Women aged 21 and up are invited to “Companions on an Ancient Path,” a free opportunity to experience living in St. John’s Convent, Toronto, an Anglican monastic community beginning September 2018. Application deadline is June 15, 2018. Contact companions@ssjd.ca, or www.ssjdcompanions.org for more information.


Spiritual guidance through dreams and depth psychology

Rev. Daniel A. Hansen, a United Church minister for over 20 years (Registered Psychotherapist, ThD, MDiv, GrDip, BMus, Advanced Candidate in Training with the Ontario Association of Jungian Analysts) provides Jungian analysis in Renfrew, ON. Private and accessible consulting room in professional office suite. Free parking. Contact 613-635-2127, or uccdan@sympatico.ca.


3-Day Silent Retreats at Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre

Apr. 10-12, May 8-10, June 12-14, 2018 (Tuesday noon - Thursday 1pm) – Come for "me" time in this sacred space. Rest, reflect and re-focus in an atmosphere of beauty, peace, and solitude. Accommodation, meals, and spiritual direction are offered. Call 905-476-4013,  or email booking@lorettomaryholme.ca to register, or visit www.lorettomaryholme.ca for more details.


Writing Retreat at Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre

May 6 - 8, 2018 – Join us for a fun, creative, beautiful and deeply inspiring weekend "Reconnecting with Earth and Self: A Writing and Ritual Retreat". Facilitator: Brenda Peddigrew, RSM. To register call  905-476-4013, or email booking@lorettomaryholme.ca, or visit www.lorettomaryholme.ca for more details.



Announcements


Events

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Church Supplies

Church Cushions, Waggoners, Inc.

Full line of church pew and kneeling cushions direct from the manufacturer. Call toll-free at 1-800-396-7555, or visit us at www.pewcushions.com.


Church Folding Tables & Chairs

Are you looking for folding tables and chairs for your next church function? Are your current tables and chairs old, beat up and too heavy to handle? Look no further. National Event Supply is a leading Canadian supplier of quality folding tables and chairs. We have stress-tested our plastic folding tables and routinely ship our products from coast to coast. Give us a call at 905-795-1667, toll free 1-800-827-8953, or send an email to info@NationalEventSupply.com. Check out our full product lineup online at www.NationalEventSupply.com.


Crownex Ltd. Robe Makers & Tailors,

Custom-tailored clergy apparel, choir gowns and vestments. Highest quality, low prices. Tel: 416-503-1288, email: info@crownex.com, website: www.crownex.com. Address: 1270 The Queensway, Toronto, ON, M8Z 1S3.



Connecting

Live-in Caregiver

Wanted: a capable, empathetic woman to live in our home near Ottawa and help to care for my wife who has dementia, providing alternate companionship for her, and relief for me. Caregiver background is good but not essential, just be willing to do the necessary. You get a private suite, meals and remuneration to be agreed. Email me at labmix233@gmail.com, tell me enough about yourself so I know to send the details. Use a pen name for now if you like.



Services

Accounting and bookkeeping services

Extensive experience with United Church record keeping and reporting. Help with annual reports, UC statistics, CRA charitable information return, payroll, HST rebate. Reasonable rates. Email fiscalassistants@gmail.com, or call 647-333-9078.


Affirm United/S’affirmer Ensemble...

is a national organization for those of differing sexual orientation or gender identity in The United Church of Canada, as well as their families and friends, offering educational resources, advocacy and support. We encourage UCC ministries including congregations, courts and associated organizations to engage in the Affirming Ministries program endorsed by General Council. For more information contact Affirm United/S’affirmer Ensemble, PO Box 57057, Ottawa, ON, K1R 1A1. Email: affirmunited@affirmunited.ca. Website: www.affirmunited.ca.



Travel

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Justice

Photo: Courtesy of Josée Cardinal

How families cope when a loved one goes missing

by Justin Dallaire

A Quebec man went for a walk in the early morning of March 16, 2016, and hasn’t been seen since. His family, like many loved ones of the missing, finds it impossible to grieve — or give up hope.

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Observations

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Observations: Our magazine's plastic problem

by Jocelyn Bell

"While I can easily defend the use of a polybag on financial grounds, it would be unconscionable to deliver a cover story about plastics . . . in plastic."

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Video

ObserverDocs: Playing by Heart

by Observer Staff

United Church music director Kara Shaw was born prematurely, became almost totally blind and was later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Today, the 28-year-old showcases her unique musical ability, performing piano on local and national stages.

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Features

April 2018

10 easy ways to kick our nasty plastic habit

by Susan Nerberg

It's not as hard as you think.

Features

April 2018

Tea bags and other surprising places plastics lurk

by Susan Nerberg

Hidden plastics rarely get recycled and often can’t be reused. Here we make some of the invisibles visible.

Features

April 2018

Drag queens help church raise money and awareness

by Darrell Noakes

The event, called “Take Me to Church,” after a popular song, was a fundraiser for LGBTQ youth in Saskatchewan.

Columns

April 2018

Why Canada needs a free-range parenting law

by Pieta Woolley

Features

April 2018

10 easy ways to kick our nasty plastic habit

by Susan Nerberg

It's not as hard as you think.

Faith

April 2018

4 science-trained faith leaders share what still gives them goosebumps

by Various Writers

"This greater knowledge amplified my belief in a mysterious God who still offers so much more for us to discover."

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