The Moderator of The United Church of Canada, the Right Rev. Gary Paterson, welcomed today’s Supreme Court ruling on limits to freedom of religion when it comes to hate speech.
The General Secretary provides an update on the 2014 General Council Office budget planning process.
The Comprehensive Review Task Group provides an update on its February 4-5, 2013, meeting.
The United Church has increased its response to the Syrian humanitarian crisis with an additional $30,000.
In February, the United Church is intentional about honouring the lives and legacies of peoples of African descent. Many worship resources are available for engagement.
The Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre has named Mary Courtenay to the position of Keeper of the Learning Circle.
The Comprehensive Review Task Group provides an update on its January 8-9, 2013, meeting.
This six-day residential course on intercultural ministries will be held February 10–16 at Scarboro Missions, Toronto.
United Church Moderator Gary Paterson invites church members to offer signs of encouragement on Jan. 11 to government and First Nations leaders who are meeting that day.
The United Church has written to Prime Minister Harper asking him to meet with Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence, who is now in the second week of a hunger strike.
The United Church is asking its members to speak out about the assassinations, disappearances, arbitrary arrests, and harassment of Indigenous peoples resisting mining in the Philippines.
Christmas greetings from the General Council Office and some links to Christmas-related material on the United Church website.
We pray for the children, and for all those whose lives have been affected by Friday's elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
John Nduna, general secretary of ACT Alliance, witnessed first-hand ACT members’ lifesaving work with Syrians in refugee camps and thanked supporters including the United Church.
The United Church has written to Prime Minister Harper, asking him to advocate for the removal of the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
An update from the Comprehensive Review Task Group, including a list of task group members.
The United Church of Canada is asking members to contact their MP, expressing their gratitude if s/he voted in favour of Bill C-398 or their concern, if s/he did not.
The United Church has responded to the latest typhoon to strike the Philippines with an initial emergency grant of $15,000 to Philippine partner organizations.
The United Church of Canada has joined other Canadian civil society organizations in speaking out about the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Nominations Committee is currently seeking members for a one-year task group exploring adoptions from United Church‒run maternity homes.
Moderator Gary Paterson's Advent 2012 video message
The Moderator offers a prayer for peace in Israel/Palestine
The Comprehensive Review Task Group met Nov. 14-15 to begin the important work of engaging The United Church of Canada in a conversation about its future vision and mission.
Moderator Gary Paterson is asking United Church members and adherents to take action in advance of World AIDS Day (December 1) to ensure Bill C-398 is approved.
The United Church is asking members to pray for those affected by the Guatemala earthquake and to consider making a financial donation.
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