Fleshing out some Big Ideas

Big Idea - Community Art Space

At the end of April a number of Big Ideas were put in front of the community to get the juices flowing. No decision was made, but a very simple process of stickers and markers was used to test basic enthusiasm. There was sufficient positive interest in all the ideas to be worth some further development […]

Sour Grapes

By James Harbeck Sermon, Holy Trinity, October 1, 2017 Readings: Ezekiel 18:1–4, 25–32; Psalm 25:1–10; Philippians 2:1–13; Matthew 21: 23–32 I’m going to tell a little story today. I don’t know whether I’d call it a parable. It’s not quite a literal history. But it’s close enough. There was, once, a place that was very […]

becoming part of the land

As part of our ongoing work and hope for reconciliation with indigenous people, we realise that we need to change our understanding of who we are and to whom we belong. كيف تربح المال من الانترنت مجاناً Through the season of Lent this year, we will be exploring our relationship with the land we share–the […]

Homily for June 12, 2016

Preached by Alison Kemper on June 12, 2016 The biggest concern for any organization should be when their most passionate people become quiet. All three stories today look at the problem of who’s good enough to be in the circle of God’s love and approval. First, God gets Nathan to show David he’s being an […]


The TRC will begin its final national gathering May 31 in Ottawa. Join us in moving the reconciliation work forward by committing to listen to a different school survivor tell his or her story on this website during each of the 22 days between then and National Aboriginal Day, June 21, and to pray for everyone affected.

Time for Reconciliation

Mark these dates: May 29-June 3 2015. Coinciding with the closing ceremonies of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the release of its final report, KAIROS’ Time for Reconciliation represents an ongoing commitment to reconciliation and relationship building. In Ottawa, the action begins Friday afternoon, May 29 with KAIROS’ Intergenerational Gathering, which continues on Saturday, […]