A Message from Rev. Maya Landell (September 4, 2020)

Dear Friends, This has been a start to fall like we’ve never had before: a delayed and staggered start to school the creative launch of virtual programming for the church a re-launch of the Mabelle Food Program with new protocols construction on security doors at Islington United a Backback Blessing in the church parking lot […]

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A Message from Rev. Maya Landell (September 4, 2020)

Dear Friends, It’s Labour Day Weekend. What gratitude I have for the labours that have been happening in our ministry: birthing a new theme for the worship year ahead (We Make the Road by Walking) resuming recordings in the sanctuary for online worship releasing my daily Facebook live messages welcoming the German International School of […]

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A Message from Rev. Maya Landell (August 28, 2020)

Hello Friends: n September, our whole congregation will join in reading We Make the Road by Walking: A Year-Long Quest for Spiritual Formation, Reorientation, and Activation by Brian D. McLaren. This book offers everything you need to explore what a difference an honest, living, growing faith can make in our world today. It also puts […]

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A Message from Rev. Maya Landell (August 21, 2020)

Hello Friends: In these times when we hear news of uncertainty and challenge Islington United Church has something to celebrate. Since 2013 the Stewart East Hall Kitchen has needed major repairs and upgrades to meet current fire, building and health safety regulations. At the same time, our ministry of Hospitality has been developing deeper roots and […]

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A Message from Rev. Maya Landell (August 7, 2020)

Dear Friends, Starting August 30 you will invited to join our church community in a year-long journey of reading a new book together: We Make the Road By Walking by Brian McLaren. (You can support our local bookstore and Islington Reads partner by getting your copy at A Novel Spot Bookshop.) These six words – […]

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A Message from Rev. Maya Landell (August 14, 2020)

A friend told me this great story about her virtual baking group making pizza. They each mixed up their own dough the night before, then gathered via Zoom the next day, after the dough had risen, to shape it into pizza crusts. This recipe takes just ⅛ teaspoon of yeast, or 1 teaspoon of sourdough […]

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A Message from Rev. Maya Landell (July 31, 2020)

The Spiritual Practice of Preparation Dear Friends, The last several week we have been exploring our Spiritual Gifts. And this Sunday we will talking about the Spiritual Gift of Giving. But today? Today my heart is full of the ways people offer their many and varied gifts and work together at Islington United Church. Last […]

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