How the FIRST UNITED community is honouring and marking the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Author: Kristine Lawson (Kristine Lawson)
Join us on November 5th and 6th, 2021 for a dynamic and unique two-day conference with our Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne. Register here.
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 poem in response to the bodies of 215 children discovered in May 2021 at Kamloops Residential School in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation territory. CW: residential schools, trauma, grief take your timetake dayssit with 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