Stewardship & Social Justice News

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Ideas - Israel/Palestine - A Just Peace

The following suggestions and information resulted from the brainstorming session held regarding A Just Peace for Israel/Palestine during the Knox hosted Let's Keep Talking Forum June 2017. There is a... Read More

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An On the Ground Report

What It's Like To Live as a Dissident Jew in Israel Today Resource for Let's Keep Talking FORUM June 11, 2017 (sent to Martha Roth by Hannah Safran) It is great to know that people overseas are interested in our... Read More

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Say "ENOUGH"

We are called to unity in action and costly solidarity for a just peace. The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because [God] has annointed me to bring good news to the poor… to proclaim release to the captives… to... Read More

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50 Years of Occupation

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a national membership organization inspired by Jewish tradition to work for the freedom, equality, and dignity of all the people of Israel and Palestine.  Yesterday, JVP’s website... Read More

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Nakba - Arabic for “catastrophe”

Sharon Copeman submitted the following testimonial to us as part of the prep work for our upcoming FORUM: Israel/Palestine - Let's Keep Talking   Rebecca Vilkomerson is the Executive Director for Jewish Voice for... Read More

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Minute 4 Teams ~ Stewardship & Social Justice

 Our Team members include Adrienne, John, Richard, Bill, Maureen and Sharon. I’ll report on our Team’s circle of care and concern relating our activities and responsibilities to our Knox theme of “Knox / Neighbours... Read More

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Food, Fun & Fellowship

70 people of all ages gathered to share food and conversation, fun and fellowship… to celebrate the safety and the new friendship building with our new friends from Syria.  The food was incredibly delicious!  The... Read More

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Shining Stars

MESSAGE TO ALL THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE JAN 15 SYRIAN POT-LUCK DINNER AT KNOX Each one of you is a bright shining star, and together you are awesome!  Whether your task involved planning, set-up, transportation,... Read More

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The Power of Gratitude

Knox United Church 2017 Stewardship Campaign In the heart of Vancouver, Knox is an active faith community dedicated to confronting the single biggest social issue facing the city: Loneliness.  Our call is to develop... Read More

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Refugee Family Update

Both Mohammed and Omar who arrived here 9 months ago have settled in well and  are working hard as an apprentice machine operator and  a carpenter.  Their Uncle and Aunt and family of 5 girls ages 5,7,9,11,13 years,... Read More