My Journey

God had his hand on me

I was born in Vancouver, and we emigrated to Southern California in 1960. It was an exciting time to live in California: culture crazes, social …

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We are one

I started in full-time ministry at the age of 22. I had the opportunity to work for a faith-based organization in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, that …

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A strong call to service

What made you decide to pursue the role of deacon? I cannot really say that I decided. I had a strong call to service in …

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To be of service to the world

Where were you born and where did you grow up? I grew up in Coventry, England, was baptized as a baby and grew up in …

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Coffee hour and spiritual growth

“Why doesn’t anyone at coffee hour talk about what was said in the sermon?” I remember wondering when I was about 13. Something about Jesus …

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God is persistent, and so should I be

Our new editor of the Post asked me an interesting opening question: “What made you decide on the role of deacon as a career?” It …

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The work that Jesus prepared us for

I grew up in Halifax, N.S., in the 1940s, the sixth of seven children. We lived in the city until I was 15 years old, …

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Leading in a time of transition

I was born in Saskatoon, but I spent most of my youth in the southeastern area of Ontario. We lived predominantly in small towns and …

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Finding the middle way

My Journey is a regular feature profiling clergy in the diocese As the child of Italian immigrants in Winnipeg, I was raised Roman Catholic and …

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Connecting religion with a need for justice

I was born and raised in small-town southern Alberta, with a United Church minister for a father and a United Church minister’s daughter for a …

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