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Canada’s Parliament finally adopts transgender rights bill

Canada’s Parliament finally adopts transgender rights bill

A bill to enshrine human rights protections for transgender Canadians into law has, after more than a decade of opposition and delays, been passed by the Senate and is on track to become law. After those years of frustration, Canada’s trans community is ebullient.   “Today, Canada became a safer and more inclusive place for…

Grade 3’s at Cougar Canyon Reach out to Refugee Families

Grade 3 Students at Cougar Canyon Reach out to Refugee Families

  Teachers Mary Yoshihara and Susan Johnson, leading a class of grade 3 students at Cougar Canyon Elementary School, made contact with the North Delta Refugee Project (NDRP) via MP Carla Qualtrough’s office this spring.   “Is there a way in which our grade 3 students could make some small difference in the lives of…

Children’s Programming Facilitator Job Posting

Wanted! Two Children’s Programming Facilitators for Summer 2017

  Crossroads is pleased to announce that we have received funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program of the Federal Government for two positions. Each position is for 30 hours/week for 9 weeks, and we will be accepting applications for both positions until May 28, 2017. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older,…

Top Vancouver Christian leaders reject Franklin Graham's crusade

Top Vancouver Christian leaders reject Franklin Graham’s crusade

A leadership group representing more than half of Metro Vancouver’s one million Christians issued a public letter on Friday expressing deep concerns about the rally to be held here by American evangelist Franklin Graham. “Our concern is that the contentious and confrontational political and social rhetoric that Mr. Graham has used has the potential to…

Cari Copeman-Haynes‘ Letter to the Editor, North Delta Reporter

‘Business as usual’ is not enough

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Business as usual’ is not enough   As a spiritual leader in the community of North Delta, I feel called to speak up about recent events in our nation and world. Many voices have already and will continue to condemn Sunday’s acts of violence at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec….

Crossroads Participates in the Solidarity Women’s March on January 21, 2017

Crossroads participates in the Vancouver solidarity Women‘s March

January 21, 2017   A group of Crossroads women joined the Women’s March held in solidarity with the march in Washington, DC, walking for the values of respect, equality and openness which characterize the Gospel and which are eroding in public discourse in these times of political change. A core group of 6 women of…

Christmas Eve Community Dinner

North Delta’s Crossroads United Church cooks up a Christmas Eve feast

  The kitchen at Crossroads United Church is a flurry of activity as about a dozen volunteers portion out the salad, drain the pasta and fill cups of juice. In the adjoining room, long communal tables are being set up as hungry patrons trickle in, greeting each other warmly as gregarious chatter fills the space….

United Church of Canada delegation in South Korea

North Delta reverend part of B.C. delegation in South Korea

Rev. Cari Copeman-Haynes (second from right) and the rest of the United Church of Canada delegation outside the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan, South Chungcheong province, during the group’s visit to South Korea. Photo by Doug Goodwin   When Rev. Cari Copeman-Haynes of North Delta’s Crossroads United Church spoke at a rural church in…

VST Student Placement: Craig Perry

VST Student Placement: Craig Perry joins Crossroads

Photo by David Jones (candidate for ministry from Bay of Quinte Conference)   Craig is very excited to be joining with Crossroads United for the Fall of 2016 and Spring of 2017 as a theological student and candidate for ministry. Craig is completing his final year of the Master of Divinity degree at Vancouver School…