Abraham's Children: Isaac and Ishmael in Palestine

This Sunday we’re stepping into the fraught conversation about Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. The premise is that during Lent Christians are encouraged to give something up, in order to make room for something that enriches a life of faith. Without imposing this on others, our reflection will be on the difficulty of making room for things that benefit other people. How we resist change that might threaten our personal peace.

It may be helpful to read some of what the United Church of Canada has made clear in recent years, regarding settlements and occupation and initiatives taken.