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I am Lekan Kayode Ajifowobaje, the coordinator of Solid Rock Men and Interfaith ministry (‘Solid Rock’) of Beaconsfield United Church. This group was formed from the Beaconsfield United Church Refugee Integration Support Programme (BUC-RISP) out of the perception of a need for community building and faith opportunities for men as well as a need to promote interfaith and intercultural understanding in the Nigerian community. We were in part inspired to create this group because of the success...

The West Island LGBTQ2+ Centre marked the 10th anniversary of its opening with an outdoor reception on September 26, 2021, including a tour of the Centre, a BBQ, rainbow cupcakes, and speeches by Director David Hawkins, Rev. Shaun Fryday, community leaders, community partners and elected officials. The Centre started as an outreach ministry of Beaconsfield United Church, and continues to be one of the very few services to the LGBTQ2+ community in the West Island.Learn more:...

From THE BOARD OF VOCATION of The United Church of Canada: Romans 10:15 How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the Gospel of Peace and bring glad tidings of good things. The Board of Vocation feels tremendous gratitude for the dedication and commitment of the Ministers who work tirelessly for their communities. We understand and appreciate that it takes many hours of the day to be creative, steadfast and perform the work that is necessary to fulfil that commitment of creating an...

There are many articles being submitted with regards to ventilation systems, their efficiency and how to maximize air quality. Most articles deal with spaces ventilated with forced air at reasonable pressure, filtered and distributed through appropriately designed diffusion grills providing the necessary air flows evenly through a defined space. The large majority of our buildings are not designed this way and rely on natural ventilation with steam and or hot water heating. The air changes in...

Le Devoir, a Quebec news agency, recently created a video (in French) highlighting one of Conseil régional Nakonha:ka Regional Council's candidates for ministry, Raphaël Pérusse, also known as Sophia III.In this video, Raphaël shares a story of faith, authenticity and inclusivity in the context of the affirming values of the United Church of Canada. Leading worship in drag at Beaconsfield United Church during Pride Month is just one of many possible ways of healing historic and...