Mandate: United for God's Mission

Mandate is a quarterly magazine for United Church congregational leaders, both lay and order of ministry. Mandate provides tools for use in all areas of congregational life, including spiritual growth and discipleship formation, justice and advocacy, worship, stewardship, outreach, and Mission and Service Fund awareness.

Current Issue: Winter 2019

Despite stereotypes of shallow, screen-fixated millennials, young people crave deep spiritual connection. This issue of Mandate asks how we can create affirming spaces for youth and young adults. It also explores how people of all ages can root Christian activism in contemplation. Highlights include a guide on developing spiritual practices for youth and a book study guide on David Giuliano’s It’s Good to Be Here: Stories We Tell About Cancer.




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