What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! COMMENTARY We Could All Use a Little ‘Wonder’ Wonder is a great ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs The problem ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! REMEMBRANCE DAY Canada and the First World War Lest we forget…Remembering and ...

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What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s ...

A day for women’s rights

by Carolyn Pogue ‘This Thanksgiving, I’m celebrating the tenacity of women and ...

What We Read This Week

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Attention Puppet Enthusiasts and Readers of Dragon Talks!


Let your children develop important learning skills and use their imagination! Rev. Dr. James Lepard, an ordained minister for over 20 years, has written two Dragon Talks books – one for Year A and one for Year C – based on the Revised Common Lectionary. These puppet scripts are designed for use during “children’s time” […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CONSERVATION Group files suit to recognize the Colorado River as a person Corporations have rights…why not rivers? While a new lawsuit based on the concept is probably not a sure bet to win, it raises an important […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico with force not seen in ‘modern history’ With sustained winds of 155 mph at landfall — a strong Category 4 storm and nearly a Category 5 — Maria was so powerful that […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Learning Grace from a ‘Homeboy’ “What’s his story? He looks so tough, but he’s always talking about God and being blessed.” “He’s one of Father Greg’s Homeboys,” my husband answered. “Homeboys?” I asked, not following. “Yes, […]

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Solidarity without borders


by Carolyn Pogue While speaking freely about racism, one can always use a little bit of help from friends This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ .    My husband Bill and I drove to Ontario this summer before heading down to New Hampshire and Massachusetts to visit friends. Still, […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH How Fashion Is Helping Megachurch Pastors Reach A New Demographic At a time when millennials are ditching religious gatherings, these men of the (very good) cloth are winning them back…Read Full Article From Fashionista SCIENCE Sun […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! PLANET For the Love of Earth Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause?…Read Full Article From Yes!magazine PRAYER […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! IMMIGRATION From far and wide I was an engineer in my country, but here in Calgary it’s different. I needed to start another thing. I volunteer with Calgary Outlink [a centre for gender and sexual diversity] and […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIETY White Supremacy Versus the Gospel in Charlottesville On Friday, I traveled to Charlottesville, Va., to bear witness. What I saw there deeply unsettled me. White supremacists, gathered for a rally at a statue of Confederate General […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIVING/FAMILY What makes Canadian kids happy? UNICEF Canada responds with new report Every year UNICEF releases a report card that measures children’s wellbeing in nations around the world. Not surprisingly, the top positions are held by Scandinavian […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls The discovery in 1947 of ancient biblical manuscripts in a rugged cave near the Dead Sea triggered a scholarly detective project that continues to this day. In the early 1950s, Rev. […]

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