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Opinion

Column

December 2014

Spirit Story

By Bill Millar

The last pageant

Column

December 2014

Observations

By David Wilson

Truth-telling on the fringes

Column

November 2014

Reality Check

By David Ewart

Showing our age

Column

November 2014

Soul Work

By Mardi Tindal

The Invitation: Release your hold on things holding you

Column

November 2014

The Big Question

By John McTavish

Are we faithful by nature or nurture?

Column

November 2014

Spirit Story

By Angela Bailey

Conversations with Edith

Column

November 2014

Observations

By David Wilson

The outlaws of cyberspace

Column

October 2014

Reality Check

By David Ewart

The cash-flow crutch

Column

October 2014

Soul Work

By Mardi Tindal

The Invitation: How do you sustain an attitude of gratitude?

Column

October 2014

The Big Question

By Ross Lockhart

Should Christians celebrate Halloween?

Column

October 2014

Spirit Story

By Carol Scott

Iona blessing

Column

October 2014

Observations

By David Wilson

What health care really means

Column

September 2014

Reality Check

By David Ewart

Missing children

Column

September 2014

Soul Work

By Mardi Tindal

The Invitation: Pursue an area of study

Column

September 2014

Spirit Story

By Jocelyn Bell

The first shall be last

Column

September 2014

Observations

By David Wilson

Great mind, soulful yearnings

Column

July 2014

Spirit Story

By Sara Jewell

Best girl camper, 1977

Column

July 2014

Reality Check

By David Ewart

Women united

Column

July 2014

Soul Work

By Mardi Tindal

The invitation: Mark Sabbath in your life

Column

July 2014

The Big Question

By Peter Wyatt

Are Jesus and Christ one and the same?

Column

July 2014

Observations

By David Wilson

A labour of love

Column

June 2014

Reality Check

By David Ewart

Love and marriage

Column

June 2014

Soul Work

By Mardi Tindal

The invitation: Incorporate physical activity into your spiritual life

Column

June 2014

The Big Question

By Keith Reynolds

How much should I trust in God?

Column

June 2014

Spirit Story

By Monica Renée Duncan

Lost and found

Column

June 2014

Observations

By David Wilson

Trashing the global ocean

Column

May 2014

Reality Check

By David Ewart

The value of a dollar

Column

May 2014

Soul Work

By Mardi Tindal

The Invitation: Find your Graceland

Column

May 2014

The Big Question

By Michael Webster

If heaven is so great, why aren’t we hurrying to get there

Column

May 2014

Spirit story

By Bethany Van Lingen

The dance goes on

Interviews

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Why this woman is leaving the Catholic Church in her 60s

by Angela Mombourquette

After a lifetime devoted to Catholicism, a Nova Scotia teacher is settling in with the United Church of Canada. Here, she explains why.

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Editorials

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Observations: It’s a long road toward full equality for women

by Jocelyn Bell

'It’s a wonder that we continue to see male ministers as normative and attach shame to female ministers’ biology and sexuality.'

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Video

ObserverDocs: Playing by Heart

by Observer Staff

United Church music director Kara Shaw was born prematurely, became almost totally blind and was later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Today, the 28-year-old showcases her unique musical ability, performing piano on local and national stages.

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Faith

May 2018

Toronto church builds interfaith friendship

by Vivien Fellegi

Faith

May 2018

This parent found no support for her autistic daughter — and decided to change that

by Kieran Delamont

Suzanne Allen talks about raising a daughter on the autism spectrum and bringing all autistic girls together

Faith

May 2018

Church retreat helps first responders with PTSD

by Joe Martelle

Interviews

May 2018

Why this woman is leaving the Catholic Church in her 60s

by Angela Mombourquette

After a lifetime devoted to Catholicism, a Nova Scotia teacher is settling in with the United Church of Canada. Here, she explains why.

Ethics

May 2018

Pregnant in the pulpit

by Trisha Elliott

Ministers who take a maternity leave still face discrimination in their own congregations

Interviews

May 2018

The two words Rev. Cheri DiNovo wants to hear from the United Church

by Alex Mlynek

The Toronto minister talks about her disappointment over the church’s silence when she officiated the country’s first legalized same-sex marriage 17 years ago – and why she wants an apology.

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