Yesterday afternoon, a severe weather event ripped through parts of the City of Barrie. Dozens of homes sustained catastrophic damage when a tornado touched down in the Mapleview neighbourhood shortly before 3:00pm. While damage is extensive, we are grateful that there has been no loss of life.
Author: Bri-anne Swan
PalNet SW’s goal is to assist Shining Waters Region focus on human rights for Palestinians in response to the 2020 Cry for Hope from Kairos Palestine (representing many Palestinian Christian churches).
Shining Waters Regional Council joins with other Regional Councils, the United Church of Canada, people of faith, and many other voices across Canada, in condemning the act of hatred and terrorism that killed three generations of a Muslim family in London, Ontario on Sunday, June 6.
As the Social & Ecological Justice Commission sat (at their respective computers), socializing before a meeting, each member started sharing what books they had recently read that moved them, or that they recommended others read as well. Out of this discussion, the idea for a Little Library was formed. The following books have been suggested by the SEJC (and friends) as good reads related to justice in its many forms. We encourage you to purchase these books from the UCRD (if available),...
Jesus is executed, just like so many men and women around the world. What does it mean to endorse the punishment used to kill Christ? What are the ways people with profound truths are scapegoated?