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Rev. Cari Copemen-Haynes, Crossroad United Church

Faithful Stewardship of God’s Gifts

In late summer, Vancouver School of Theology (VST) sent reporter Ian Sheh out to interview Rev. Cari about the ministry of Crossroads United Church. The resulting article has recently been published in their periodical, Perspectives Magazine.

Vandalism Won't Deter Solidarity

Rainbow benches coming to four Delta rec centres

Delta will be getting four rainbow park benches as part of the city’s efforts to “promote diversity and inclusion.” Council endorsed several recommendations aimed at proactively promoting diversity and inclusion “both corporately and within the community”…

Letter of Support after Pride and Trans Flags Vandalized

Letter of Support after Pride and Trans Flags Vandalized

Crossroads hung Pride and Trans flags in early July, 2019. On July 21, the flags were vandalized, and we put the following message on our sign: “LGBTQ Flags: $240. Solidarity against hate: Priceless. Welcome”. We received this open letter and a cheque…

Welcome to Ibuki Kihara, Congregational Designated Minister August 19 to November 18, 2019

Crossroads Welcomes Ibuki Kihara

Crossroads is pleased to announce that Ibuki Kihara is the successful candidate for the Congregational Designated Minister (CDM) position during Gabrielle’s upcoming sabbatical. Ibuki was the first person to serve at Crossroads in a summer jobs grant…

Healing Garden Bench

A Gift for Reflection and Healing

On Sunday, the congregation of Crossroads United Church received the gift of a beautiful stone bench in our Healing Garden. Donated by her family in memory of Dorene Campbell, the bench offers a place of rest and reflection in the midst of our newest…

Farewell to Lydia Ruenzel, VST Student

Crossroads bids tearful farewell to student minister, Lydia Ruenzel

Sunday, April 28, 2019   On Sunday morning there was not a dry eye in the house as Crossroads bade farewell to our Student Minister, Lydia Ruenzel.   Lydia first joined us as Crossroads‘ worship leader from mid-May to mid-August 2018, while Rev. Cari was on sabbatical. Having made such a warm connection with the…

The Season of Lent 2019 [video]

40 Days of Lent [video]

The season of Lent is a period of preparation for the mystery of Easter… a time when we stay close to Jesus so that his pattern or way of living becomes second nature to us. The closer we get to the “great three days” (Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday) the more the mystery…

Christmas Affirmation of Faith: Jesus Was A Refugee

Christmas Affirmation of Faith: Jesus Was A Refugee

  You are probably familiar with the image of Joseph and Mary scouring Bethlehem in search of a place to stay (Luke 2). You may be less familiar, however, with the image of a fresh baby strapped to Mary’s back fleeing on a donkey away from Bethlehem and into the land of Egypt to escape…

Atheist Rev. Gretta Vosper’s case reveals a church’s ‘worm theology’

  Listen to Rev. Cari’s reference to this “story” in her sermon given on November 25, 2018.   Written by Douglas Todd   With atheist Rev. Gretta Vosper celebrating her victory, the church officials’ decision fits a long-standing pattern in the denomination, which places supreme value on being ‘inclusive.’     File photo: Vosper at…