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Sharing Our Faith Stories: Lani Kerbl

Sunday August 9, 2020 My name is Lani Kerbl. I’ll give you a little general background of my faith journey. I was raised Catholic, In high school, I was a member of the inter school Christian fellowship, and had a couple of years walking the walk of a “born again” Baptist. I sang in church choirs, folk choirs, and finally landed at…

Sharing Our Faith Stories: Jayden Jones

I think there’s something so cheeky and resilient in choosing passages that were weaponized against me to reflect on for my faith journey. I’ve had painful relationships with religion and God. This isn’t an easy story but I promise, there is light. When I was growing up, “Home” was always God’s House. Weekly masses, Catholic schools, choirs, and altar serving. At one…

Reflection June 21, 2020

Parkminster June 21, 2020 Three and a half years ago, I left my work with the then, Aboriginal Ministries Circle, now Indigenous Ministries Circle, a place that had been my work home for the previous eight years. In those eight years I heard so much and my heart broke in so many places.  This work brought me great joy and enabled me…

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Matthew 28:16-20 Parkminster United Church, Sunday, June 7, 2020 Rev. Heather Power There have been times over the length of my life when I have stopped to wonder how I ever got the idea that I wanted to be a minister. I was a minister’s kid after all – born and raised in The United Church of Canada. In…