Meet Juanita Austin, an avid supporter of FIRST UNITED, ordained minister with the United Church of Canada, and who recently wrote a book of hymns.
In this edition of Toast Talks we highlight our summer newsletter and some exciting details about the upcoming redevelopment of FIRST UNITED.
We have been leaning into ceremony, gathering, trying our best to grieve these children — our lost babies. We need prayer, yes. But we also need you to grieve with us, and to act, to change.
A friendly discussion on Indigenous theology led by Dr. Cheryl Bear, First United's Director of Community Ministry and featuring special guests.
Take a moment to read a poem by Dr. Cheryl Bear, First United’s Director of Community Ministry. Cheryl wrote the...
For National Volunteer Week we're honoured to recognize one of our long-standing and dedicated volunteers, Valerie Purcell.
This Easter we invite you to add a new tradition to your celebrations: the pursuit of justice. A special post by Dr Cheryl Bear
Based on the recent COVID-19 case increases we're providing an update about how we're keeping the DTES and our staff safe
Happy Easter from First United! To mark this day of celebration, Executive Director Carmen Lansdowne shares her thoughts and best wishes.
Cristien Donhuysen, Program Manager, describes how frontline work at First United has changed over the past 10 years.
Exactly one year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic upended our world, forcing us to change the way we operate and serve our community.
February 20, 2021 may have marked Coldest Night of the Year but at First United and across BC our hearts were warm. ...