In This Issue
There is still much to Christmas that I haven't yet explored
Responses to our October issue (print exclusive)
Saving Jesus' birthplace
Our cannabis use before and after legalization
The list (print exclusive)
How to become a saint
Churches doing cool things
Becoming a library and other beautiful ways church buildings are being rejuvenated
The travel industry is selling us a myth about self-growth
And we're buying it
The fiery words of Mary
Forget meek and mild, Mary was tough, confident and daring
At the table
Investing in oil and other problematic companies may be uncomfortable — but it's more ethical than walking away
Cathy Crowe sees political 'cold-heartedness' on housing
The activist nurse, who has had a decades-long career caring for people in the streets of Toronto, says she's 'very depressed' about leadership on the issue
How did Christmas become so un-fun? Pieta Woolley investigates.
After the massacre
The shooting at École Polytechnique shocked the nation. Thirty years later, six people close to the tragedy share how it galvanized them to work for change.
Out of reach
Many of the 6.7 million Canadians who struggle with mental illness can't afford to get help. Cheaper options are starting to close the gap.
Stuck in a loop
Contemporary television shows are rebooting the ancient idea that time repeats itself. Are they searching for a secular version of eternity?
Finding faith on the way (print exclusive)
A writer rediscovers God along an ancient pilgrimage route
This diary of spiritual experiments is most inspiring when it finds transcendence in community
Poem: Kissing the Ground
From "Falling for Myself"
Painting the climate crisis
How an Earth scientist makes art out of changing ecosystems
UCC In Focus
Lower Sackville church starts free meals food truck
The initiative targets youth and teens, who may not show up to church halls for a meal
Narrating the nativity
The moderator reflects on the power of storytelling at Christmas
Indigenous United Church has a new structure
By the end of August's National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering, a new form of self-governance was in place
Question box (print exclusive)
How can our church reclaim Christmas?
The longest journey home (print exclusive)
Minister supports people with addictions (print exclusive)