Rev. Robin King – By What Authority?

Our world is really struggling with authority right now. The word “authority” often makes us think of control, power, governance and rule. Jesus wasn’t really about any of those things though, and yet we certainly think of Jesus as having had “authority” in his ability to perform miracles, heal the...

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Rev. Robin King – Call Of The Wild

Each summer, the incredible leadership team of Robin, Lori and Brielle (with the support of many other helping hands) put on an incredible summer camp program at the Bashaw United Church and Ponoka United Church. Picture dozens and dozens of kids singing, laughing, learning and crafting! So what do you...

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Rev. Robin King – Approaching Doomsday

The clock is ticking closer and closer to “midnight”. The Doomsday Clock is a symbol first developed in 1947 that represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe. In 1953 when the US tested its first hydrogen bomb they moved the hands of the clock to 2 minutes to midnight....

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Paul Andrew – Student of Dene Nation Spirituality

The Dene Nation has existed for over 30,000 years in Canada, with one language and many dialects. Paul Andrew, a Dene elder in Yellowknife, who describes himself as “a student of Dene spirituality” shared this Dene greeting with me: Nakale, negha dagot’e? (Good morning, how are you?) Response: Nezu (good)...

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Pam Rocker – Writer & Speaker, Atypical Activist, Super Gay

Pam is super passionate about LGBTQ2S+ equality, faith, love, and laughter, and she uses her art and gifts as a musician, writer, playwright and speaker to educate, advocate and inspire. Recently, Pam has been part of a movement in Calgary to ban conversion therapy, and her story about that work...

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Mx. Henry – Finding An Affirming Church, In Small Town Alberta

Kelly Henry (she/they) recently became an official member of the Bashaw United Church congregation, even though she lived in a city roughly an hour away. Finding a church family/home where you can feel safe, welcome, connected and comfortable is not always easy, and for those in the LGBTQ2S+ community it’s...

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Rev. Robin King – Get To Know Your Mom

How we celebrate Mother’s Day, and other important, big, life events in the midst of a pandemic, says a lot about the ways we connect and come to know one another. It could also be an opportunity to rethink how we know God, who is after all, alive in all...

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