Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gifts with Vision 2012

Starting last year the United Church of Canada invited people looking for non material gifts for friends and family to consider Gifts with Vision. This year they are back once again with a great catalogue full of gift ideas that … Continue reading

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New congregational resource invites “pilgrimage to Busan”

A new online publication from the World Council of Churches (WCC) invites parishes and congregations to explore the themes of Christian unity, justice and peace in advance of the upcoming 10th Assembly of the WCC. Entitled Pilgrimage to Busan: A Journey … Continue reading

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2013

At least once a year, many Christians become aware of the great diversity of ways of adoring God. Hearts are touched, and people realize that their neighbours’ ways are not so strange. The event that touches off this special experience … Continue reading

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Seeking Shelter Advent Resource available from KAIROS

KAIROS’ new Advent 2012 resource, ‘Seeking Shelter: An ecumenical Advent justice journey’, is now available! Inspired by Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter, the resource is based on Las Posadas, a Central American and Mexican tradition in which actors playing … Continue reading

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WCC calls churches to pray for children

To promote children’s rights and eliminate violence against children, the World Council of Churches (WCC) invites its member churches to join an inter-religious call for prayer and action on 20 November. The call is part of the World Day of Prayer … Continue reading

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A message from Sharon Prenevost, Co-Chair of the Alberta Northwest UCW Child Well Being Initiative Committee

The really good news for today, November 1st…..is that we have achieved our goal of cutting 70 000 paper dolls…. the count is at 70,490. WOW, what a great achievement across this province… You have worked so hard for this. … Continue reading

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A Minute For Justice, November ’12

A minute for justice is a project of the Strong Public Witness committee of Foothills Presbytery. (You may choose to read it in conjunction with, or instead of, the minute for mission or include excerpts in your Sunday bulletin). In 1976 the … Continue reading

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