An Easter greeting from our Acting Executive Director, Amanda Burrows I hope you and your family are enjoying an Easter full of rest, love and reflection. Two weeks ago, I stepped into the role of Acting Executive Director as Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne started her sabbatical. It is an immense honour and privilege to guide […]
Lenten greetings, Good Friday is the day followers of Christ remember the events leading up to Jesus’s death.We remember the good,the bad,and the ugly on Good Friday. During this pandemic, we all have known so much death, sadness, and fear. These are parts of every living being’s life, but the impacts feel deeply personal, isolating, and without […]
Except for my Lenten Season Series, I don’t usually address the public in FIRST’s communications. I’m the Indigenous Spiritual Care Chaplain at FIRST UNITED. I mostly work with community members and the people that FIRST serves. But with it being the Lenten Season and with Easter coming up, I thought it was important to talk […]
This Easter we invite you to add a new tradition to your celebrations: the pursuit of justice. A special post by Dr Cheryl Bear
Cristien Donhuysen, Program Manager, describes how frontline work at First United has changed over the past 10 years.