Heather Buelow – 5, 6, 7, 8, and Pivot!

Heather Buelow has been the owner of Dancer’s Edge Studio for 19 years. Like many business owners she is no stranger to change, but nothing compares to the wild ride she’s been on these last two years where she’s had to pivot, pivot, and pivot again. The pandemic has been especially challenging for kids activities, […]

Rev. Robin King – He’s Back, And He Brought Stories!

Robin shares a lot of stories with our community of faith. Not only through his weekly blog posts and weekly Sunday morning sermons, but also in the form of children’s plays and even books that he’s written and self published. I know, right? We’re pretty lucky! Well, for the last 3 months Robin has been […]

Kyle Simmers – Mural Artist & Graphic Novelist

Kyle Simmers graduated from the Alberta University of the Arts with a Bachelor of Design in illustration, and has been building a colourful portfolio of mural art over the last several years with their brother Derek Simmers, including 4 new projects right here in their hometown of Bashaw, Alberta. These are projects of epic proportions, […]

Carrie Domstad – Walking With God In & Out Of Church

Carrie is one of those people in our community who make you realize that having “a church family” is about so much more than who you see sitting in the pews on a Sunday morning or who’s involved in the committees, meetings, fundraisers or lay leadership. She’s the perfect example of “BEING the church” and […]

Zoe Raemer – Stories of LGBTQ Activism in the NWT

Zoe Raemer has seen massive transformation over the past 30+ years in LGBTQ rights and social justice in the North West Territories. Earlier this week she joined Ben over zoom from her home in Victoria, to share some incredible stories about the LGBTQ rights movement in Yellowknife and her involvement over the years. Here is a timeline […]

Tony Snow – Indigenous Minister, Chinook Winds Region

Tony Snow is a member of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation and grew up on Treaty No. 7 land at Morley, Alberta, where his father Dr. Rev. Chief John Snow Sr. attended the Morley Indian Residential School. Tony is a Day School Survivor who now works as the Indigenous Minister of the United Church of […]

Rev. Robin King – A Reminder To Love

We are observing and celebrating some really important things this month. June is Pride Month and also National Indigenous History Month, and there is a lot of work to do (as a Church, as communities and as a county) to bring about the healing, reconciliation, inclusivity and equality that is needed. That hard work doesn’t […]

Joyia Chakungal – Founder of HomeTree and Manifestor of Magic

Joyia has been on an inward journey the last several years, letting go of external expectations and back toward herself.  She’s dedicating herself to the practice of being authentic, empowered, fulfilled and free, and is now helping others to do the same in their own lives.  In this conversation Joyia joins us from her home […]

Dieulita Datus – The Story Of Ubuntu – Mobilizing Central Alberta

“Ubuntu” is an African proverb that means “I am, because we are”, and it’s the driving force and organizational purpose of the not-for-profit organization Ubuntu – Mobilizing Central Alberta, cofounded by Dieulita Datus in Lacombe, Alberta. Dieulita, cofounder Sadia and their team, are committed to a deep sense of interconnectedness and mutuality that changes attitudes and […]

Rev. Robin King – In The Tide of Easter

We’re still in the tide of Easter, a season of grappling with what it means to come face to face with a living Jesus. I know, lately it’s easy to look around and feel like it’s more like we’re still in the season of Good Friday. But no matter what’s going on in the world, […]