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Perhaps the 46 days of Lent, as we follow Jesus from the desert towards Jerusalem and his death at Golgotha, doesn’t strike you as particularly invitational! Lent, a time of repentance and spiritual disciplines, lacks the joy and energy we consider attractive to newcomers. Forget Lent! I’d rather invite my friend to Easter service. Interestingly, Lent was historically a time of invitation and preparation, as newcomers to the Christian community prepared together for baptism on Easter Sunday....

Something to ponder The horrifying reality of violence against women, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, casts a long shadow over the conscience of Canada's diverse society. Here, I wish to highlight the particular difficulties encountered by Indigenous women as well as the intersectionality of gender-based violence. Due to structural inequities, historical injustices, and colonial legacies, Indigenous women in Canada experience disproportionately high rates of violence. Indigenous women are...

God, Goodness, Lord of all, may the humble meditations of my heart and the reflections of Christ’s disciples gathered here, be acceptable to you. And may your corrective whispers in our ears help us hear your voice instead of our own desires. Souffle ton esprit parmi nous lorsque nous réfléchissons ensemble. Amen. Brothers and sisters in the faith, thank you for welcoming me in your circle. It is good to be gathered with those who praise God, those who gather in community to hear how we might...

Conseil régional Nakonha:ka Regional Council is thrilled to announce the creation of a new fund to honour the faithful service of the Reverend Rosemary Lambie for many years with Presbytery, Conference and finally as Executive Minister of Regional Council and her commitment to, and passion for learning from, our Indigenous siblings and neighbours. After seeking the wisdom and guidance of the Mohawk communities of faith in Kanesatake and Kahnawake, and also looking toward building relationship...

Looking for ways to help your community of faith's projects and ministries to thrive? Join us online on February 5, 2024 at 7 pm to learn how ministries within Conseil règional Nakonha:ka Regional Council can apply for grants and funding. Learn more: https://nakonhakaucc.ca/event/learning-session-grants/  

Manses are subject to UHT (Under Utilized Housing Tax) reporting The United Church of Canada has submitted a formal appeal to the CRA on this topic and has been denied. A broadcast email will go out in early February to Treasurers and ChurchHub primary contacts. Treasurer webinars will include a bit of a "how to" complete the form. In the meantime, here are some FAQ’s … FAQs What is the Underused Housing Tax? The Underused Housing Tax (UHT) is a new 1% annual tax levied on the value of...