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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…

Rob and a young gardener work to prepare the site of the Healing Garden

Healing Garden at Crossroads

Rob and a young Kidventure gardener work to prepare the site of the Healing Garden     The famous line, “if you build it, they will come,” from the movie Field of Dreams is true in many ways of Crossroadsʼ emerging ʻHealing Garden.ʼ  This summer, children attending Kidventure 2018, Loving Creation, enthusiastically muscled buckets of…

North Delta Refugee Project Logo: October 3, 2018 Update

North Delta Refugee Project Update

The North Delta Refugee Project (NDRP), created in November of 2015, is a joint initiative by members of four local churches.   The first priority of the NDRP was to sponsor a Syrian family. We have also done a substantial amount of work with government assisted refugees living in our area.   Our sponsored family…

Lydia Ruenzel

Lydia Returns to Crossroads

    After spending the summer leading worship at Crossroads while Rev. Cari was on sabbatical, Lydia Ruenzel decided that Crossroads would be a rich learning environment for her third-year field education placement. So, she’ll be back in our midst as our resident theological student from September 23, 2018 until April 2019. Rev. Cari will…

Rev. Cari is grateful for the support of the congregation over the past nine years of Crossroads’ life, as she engages in this time of rest and spiritual rejuvenation, and looks forward to returning to Crossroads for her first Sunday back on September 2, 2018

Rev. Cari is on Sabbatical

Rev. Cari Copeman-Haynes is on sabbatical from May 21 to August 29, 2018.   After she is released from Crossroads’ ministry leadership at the end of worship on Sunday, May 20, Rev. Cari will spend until June 3 preparing for (and then presiding over) the General Meeting of BC Conference in Penticton, BC. During June,…

Lydia Ruenzel

Welcome Lydia, Worship Leader during sabbatical

Lydia Ruenzel is a currently a third-year M.Div. student at the Vancouver School of Theology and a Candidate for ministry within the United Church of Canada. She grew-up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the Congregational Church and moved to Vancouver in 2009 to attend UBC. Lydia now lives in Port Moody with her husband, Derek. In…

Rob Copeman-Haynes was still all smiles as his one-man vigil came to a close on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (James Smith photo)

North Delta man’s vigil highlights waste during spring clean up

Rob Copeman-Haynes was still all smiles as his one-man vigil came to a close on Thursday, April 19. (James Smith photo)     One-man vigil reflects on our throwaway culture and contemplates a return to actually fixing things For many Delta residents, the city’s annual spring clean up is a chance to rid themselves of…

Bruce Harding played his Indian bansuri bamboo flute with his bandmates, Indian Standard Time, at a Vaisakhi gig in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk).

VAISAKHI: A Surrey piper’s musical harmony

Music director for Crossroads United Church in North Delta plays flute for Indian Standard Time Bruce Harding played his Indian bansuri bamboo flute with his bandmates, Indian Standard Time, at a Vaisakhi gig in Surrey. (Photo by Tom Zytaruk)     Bruce Harding stands out in a crowd, and not just because he’s tall.  …

This is an actual stained-glass window that Hamilton-area artist John Edward Martin built to illustrate Michael Coren's story on the struggle for Canadian Christianity.

Cross purposes: The battle for Christianity in Canada

OPINION by Michael Coren   The Christian left and right are in a tug-of-war for the future of faith in this country. Is it still possible to find a middle path where social justice and spirituality can come together?   John Edward Martin is a Hamilton-based artist who specializes in traditional painted stained glass. He…

Syrian Refugee Family Arrives at the Vancouver Airport and is welcomed by family members already in Canada

North Delta Refugee Project Welcomes Newcomer Family

A Joyous Welcome!     On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 members of the North Delta Refugee Project (NDRP) steering committee from four North Delta churches, as well as family members who are already resident in Canada, made their way to the Vancouver International Airport. Our family was to arrive on a domestic flight from Toronto,…