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On the Ground in Palestine, Jan. 14, 2017 January 14, 2018 - All of the following news items come courtesy of Sabeel, Jerusalem On Dec. 28, Israeli naval forces opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip. The Israeli naval forces detained two fishermen, Sameh al-Quqa and Shawqi Bakr, and confiscated their boats. On Dec. 31, about 1,500 […]
On the Ground in Palestine, Dec. 24, 2017 December 24, 2017 - On Dec. 18, in the middle of the night, the Israeli army came to the Tamimi family home and arrested 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi, Al Jazeera reports. They confiscated the family’s laptops, phones, and computers. Ahed’s mother Nariman was arrested when she went to visit her. From Codepink: “Ahed is a high school student preparing for […]
On the Ground in Palestine, Dec. 10, 2017 December 10, 2017 - Late last month, Israeli police arrested 17 Palestinians, accusing them of carrying out a population census in occupied East Jerusalem. The Israeli police claim this to be illegal work. The arrests are part of a campaign to limit the PA’s activities in East Jerusalem which Israel occupied in 1967 and proceeded to annex it in […]
TSP Times Advent Edition – December 2017 November 29, 2017 - This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register here.
On the Ground in Palestine, Nov. 20, 2017 November 20, 2017 - On Nov. 3 at around 7 a.m., Civil Administration officials, together with security forces and four bulldozers arrived at the Badu al-Baba community near ‘Eizariyah, northeast of Jerusalem.  The forces destroyed three pre-fab homes that housed four families, leaving 27 people, including 18 children and youths, homeless. The forces also demolished two bathroom stalls donated by a humanitarian aid organization. The […]
On the Ground in Palestine, Oct. 22, 2017 October 22, 2017 - The olive harvest has started in Palestine. Many Palestinian communities, who earn their living from this harvest, are unable to reach their olive groves due to the separation wall, or their proximity to illegal settlements, or because of military intervention.  Rev. Naim Ateek, a co-founder of Sabeel, has published his third book “A Palestinian Theology […]
TSP Times Fall Edition – October 2017 October 13, 2017 - This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register here.
On the Ground in Palestine, Oct. 4, 2017 October 4, 2017 - Since the beginning of September, Israeli forces demolished parts of the three different Palestinian Muslim cemeteries in Jerusalem. Israel claims that the demolitions are necessary to make way for building a national park in the area or to expand two existing streets. The Palestinians of Jerusalem are outraged as photos emerge of open graves exposing […]
Trinity – St. Paul’s United Church: 35 Years of Building Community September 29, 2017 -   This year Trinity – St. Paul’s United (TSP) marks our 35th anniversary.  We are celebrating 35 years of a vital, active, and engaged presence for faith, justice and the arts on Bloor Street.   Our congregation was created from two historic faith communities, Trinity United and St. Paul’s – Avenue Road United churches.  Both […]
Search Committee Announces New Minister for Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church – Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo September 20, 2017 - From the Search Committee A formal meeting of our community of faith was held on Sunday Sept. 17, 2017. After the presentation of their report by members of the Search Committee, members agreed by vote to the following: to extend a call to Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo effective Jan. 1, 2018 as per the terms […]

Archives

Gardening at TSP May 23, 2017
Seeking Sanctuary February 24, 2017
Nominating Team November 30, 2016
Jean Vanier July 24, 2016
L’Arche July 24, 2016
Advent IV: Love December 21, 2015
Christmas Joy December 14, 2015
Embracing the Primordial December 14, 2015
Peace (On Roman Roads) December 7, 2015
Hope and Preparation November 30, 2015
Stories of Grief and Trust November 16, 2015
Everyday Saints November 4, 2015
Seeing Grace October 26, 2015
Tents & Foundations October 19, 2015
Toronto’s Community October 14, 2015
Toronto’s Responsibility September 28, 2015
Toronto’s History September 21, 2015
Toronto’s Beauty September 14, 2015
A Faithful Welcome September 10, 2015
Rest July 20, 2015
Risking Healing July 13, 2015