Tag «gospel»

Reclaiming Loaded Words: “Come and See” Evangelism

So, if you think “discipleship” is a loaded word, how much more baggage does the word “evangelism” carry!?! Stereotypes abound…  and few of them are appealing. And yet, the founding denominations of the United Church had rich understandings and traditions of evangelism. For many years we had a department at General Council called “Evangelism and …

The Faith of a Pilgrim People

And so it begins, friends, the 40-day pilgrimage to Corner Brook, where the church will gather in worship and prayer and work at General Council 42, open to the Spirit, seeking to discern the ways that God is calling us into the future. As pilgrims we travel in faith, motivated by a yearning for a deeper relationship with …