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Everything we post on a regular basis in our website in different categories, appears in this index by chronological order, newest entries at the top.

Charles Boorman

In Memorium  Charles BoormanCharles Frederick Boorman was born in 1923.  He was commissioned in 1978. During fifty years of social ministry in Hamilton, Charles began his work with the Salvation Army and then became part of the United Church of Canada.  He came...

One Rite

A presentation by Ted Dodd about one rite to ministry in the United Church.

Cathie Clement

Profiles Cathie ClementCathie Clement Formation My growth into diaconal ministry has been facilitated by learning through doing and participating in the community of others practicing diaconal ministries Describe some of your experiences of ministry. I work in a...

2009 – Called to Order

Called to Order Ordained? Commissioned? Neither? All?to Diaconal Ministry.How shall we be true to our call and our preparation to that call? Ecumenical Guests Lisa Polito, DOTAC President, Executive director Lutheran Deaconess Association Marg Robertson, Presbyterian...

Alyson Huntly

Profiles  Alyson HuntlyCommissioned 1982, Toronto Conference Program of Formation Centre for Christian Studies What called you to Diaconal Ministry? I met diaconal ministry students in the final year of their program; they became important role models for me as...

Sacred Circle of Learning

By Ted Dodd, 2008 Sacred Circle of Learning: A Model of Transformative Theological Education, DMin Vancouver School of Theology 2008.  This project examines the nature of transformative learning by following a 17 day intensive module on ministry leadership, offered by...

2007 – Shift Work

Shift Work Authentic living is about doing shift work. Initiating, responding and living with shifts is faithful work because we all know that in real life shift happens. Come for: Sabbath time theological reflection spiritual renewal deepening connections with the...