Holding differences Creatively in the Public Forum with Facilitators Mardi Tindal, former moderator of The United Church of Canada and Michael Saver, consultant. Both are facilitators with The Centre for Courage and Renewal. This is a free online Zoom event being hosted by Beach United Church. As we approach the June provincial election, the toxic legacy of the U.S. insurrection, the misinformation disseminated by the so-called ‘Freedom Convoy’, and continued anxiety about the COVID – 19...
Ministers Share Their Learnings on How to be Community During the Coronavirus Crisis
COVID-19 is quickly wreaking havoc not only on our individual lives but also on the lives of our faith communities. Many ministers are wondering how to nurture a community of faith—which people need now more than ever in these anxious times—in an online context. As digital discipleship becomes the new normal, how can ministers create a virtual worship space for people used to coming together in flesh as well as spirit?
In keeping with The United Church of Canada emergency plan the Executive recommends that each community of faith prepare a plan to suspend large gatherings, including but not limited to, worship services.