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Observer Sunday - Church Service

A complete Sunday Service to help out when a lay person/volunteer takes over the service in the minister's absence. Or a nice gift to your minister to save her planning a service one busy Sunday.
Available here as either PDF version (220kb) or MS Word (.doc) version (507kb)

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Poster - Contemporary church poster encouraging more readers. Size: 11 x 17"

Bookmarks - They're back! We've brought back this popular resource. Great as an insert in the Sunday bulletin, or inserted in the pews as giveaways. Subscription information included for those new subscribers!

Sunday Service -
A complete Sunday Service to help out when a lay person/ volunteer takes over the service in the minister's absence. Or a nice gift to your minister to save her planning a service one busy Sunday. (Also available by download - see above)
Subscription Envelopes -
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by David Wilson

A world turned upside down

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Merle Robillard

ObserverDocs: Out of Syria

by Observer Staff

For nearly half a century, the Elnabrees family has fled one war after another: Palestine, Kuwait, Iraq and, more recently, Syria. This year, they arrived as refugees in Canada, sponsored by relatives and United churches. Ayman Elshafiy, his wife, Sonia, their two daughters, his sister and mother, were among them.

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June 2016

All the lonely people

by André Picard

An estimated six million Canadians live in isolation. Social researchers are now calling it a hidden epidemic.


May 2016

Are vegans right?

by David Macfarlane

The writer is in the midst of a radical six-month change of diet. He’s discovering that no cheeseburger tastes as good as being ethical feels.


November 2016

Executive rejects bid to delay Vosper proceedings

by Mike Milne


January 2017

The new agrarians

by Lois Ross

In the next 15 years, almost half of Canadian farms will change hands. Meet seven millennials who view agriculture as a career — and moral calling.


January 2017

From kennel to courtroom

by Kat Eschner

A legal bid to save 21 former fighting dogs from being euthanized is part of a growing movement to grant animals some of the same rights as humans


March 2016

The Walrus Talks Spirituality

by Observer Staff

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