October 5/15 | by Rev Ha Na Park If you happen to find this book, Bless this Mess & Other Prayers, which was written by Jo Carr & Imogene Sorley, 45 years ago (Wow!), and you read it page upon ... Read More
September 29/15 | by Rev Gordon Taylor Does prayer seem daunting to you … requiring flights of poetic eloquence, or knowledge of mysterious techniques, or demanding a religious soul so perfect that prayer feels hardwired into the holy? If those ... Read More
July 4/15 | offered by Rev Gordon Taylor ~~There’s a story about a wandering Russian monk who once decided to talk St. Paul’s command to “pray constantly” (1 Thess. 5:17) seriously. He developed “the Jesus Prayer” as a kind of ... Read More
July 11/15 | offered by Rev Gordon Taylor ~~An Alberta nun-friend from time to time used to ask if she could come to our church for Sunday prayer. It was a different way of approaching what we would call worship ... Read More
July 29/15 | offered by Rev Gordon Taylor ~~A friend who has been going through her father’s effects, following his death in his 90’s, just emailed this treasure of a prayer to me which she found among his papers. From ... Read More
And the People Said
Growing up in the United Church is where I developed my passion for social justice issues which has really shaped my life.