8 THE PLIGHT OF CHILDREN IN
Defending rights 50 years after the occupation.
By Peter Carter
10 LAY DOWN MY SWORD AND SHIELD
Project Ploughshares helps bring peace to the world.
By Tilman Lewis
11 ADVOCACY IN ACTION
Mandate Q&A: Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry
upholds the dignity of all people.
12 THE HOUSE THAT COULD
Saint Columba House celebrates a century of
changing lives. By Catherine Rodd
13 REKINDLING INDIGENOUS CULTURE
The Healing Fund helps one community overcome
the legacy of trauma left by residential schools.
By Kathryn Dorrell
14 FINDING MY PURPOSE
A millennial theological student talks about how
her life was transformed by faith. By Aaron Miechkota
15 A SAFE SPACE
Meeting the needs of LGBTQ+ young people.
By Doug O’Neill
16 HUNGRY FOR HEALING
A look inside an Indigenous community initiative.
By Julie McGonegal
17 EMBRACING CHANGE
Mission & Service supports innovation throughout
the church. By Paul Russell 13
On the cover: Job Mwetich, the Organization of African Instituted Churches’ Farm Project Director, works to inspire residents of West Pokot, an area of Kenya severely affected by extreme hunger. Here, Mwetich dances with women who are
leading the way in conservation farming and buying and trading bulls in the mountainous terrain of the community of Sakar.
Photo: Ruth Noble