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Category: Stewardship

[Photo credit: pedro_wroclaw from Pixabay] Since COVID struck, visits to Canadian food banks have climbed 20 percent. Already, over 33 percent of food bank users are children. In 2022, food prices are predicted to rise another 5 to 7 percent. We can do more to support our friends and neighbours living in Canada. That’s why on February 21―as many provinces celebrate Family Day― we are hoping you will encourage those in your network to support families by giving the gift of a meal through our...

Highlights of the Fall Meeting "Resurrected not Resuscitated" President Mark Laird’s theme, “Resurrected Not Resuscitated” came to life in the opening session as participants entered into the chat what brings them joy, and lifted their symbol of new life for a final screenshot.  Technical issues prevented small groups on Friday evening but the problem was resolved for the Saturday sessions ensuring regional council representatives had time to talk with one another. The first opportunity...

"Resurrection not Resuscitation" Friday, November 12 - Saturday, November 13 Dear Friends, We are at a new place in the life of the church.  That probably could be said any year in history.  We keep evolving as the church, we are a resurrection people, we believe in new life, not the same life continued. Join us online as we meet as Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council to celebrate the new life we have found in our congregations, to lament the ways, people and buildings have been lost to...