Affirm United – Annual Meeting

Who knew that an annual meeting would inspire a blog post! One of the privileges of being the President of Maritime Conference is attending the Affirm United Conference which took place in Toronto this year.  The theme of the event this year was Many Voices – One Song. I arrived at Royal York Road United Church…

Where Do We Find Hope?

Where do we find hope? In the midst of senseless death, poverty that goes on unabated, environmental degradation, some of it taking place right in our back yard, how do we find hope? How do we live hope? Today we heard the first part of the second chapter of Luke, in the coming weeks we…

Stories: Past, Present, Future

  It’s Father’s Day… we are marking Aboriginal Sunday… and the news this week has been dominated by the killing of 9 African Americans who had gathered for Bible study. And of course, we have our scripture readings. How to connect the dots on all of those? In an on-line discussion with a few colleagues across the…

Sacred Stories

Tune – Come and Find the Quiet Centre – Beach Spring or many 8787D tunes. Sacred stories, shared with others, form a faith that’s strong and true Sacred places, etched with meaning, bringing hope and joy anew. Sacred memories, sacred future, sacred present, here and now. Sacred knowing, sacred being, Sacred living be our vow.…