The Basis of Union is the formal document of The United Church of Canada outlining its doctrine, polity, ministry, and administration, as approved by the denominations that merged to form The United Church of Canada.
View the original 1925 Basis of Union [PDF: 55 pp/2 MB] document and the membership of the 1st General Council [PDF: 3 pp/565 KB] of The United Church of Canada. These are large PDF files designed for on-screen viewing.
View the Inaugural Service. These are large PDF files designed for on-screen viewing.
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A family tree [PDF: 1 p/219 KB] showing the unions of Methodist, Congregational, and Presbyterian streams leading up to the formation of The United Church of Canada in 1925.
Download a timeline [PDF: 1 p/181 KB] spanning early Methodist missions to Asian Canadians to recent developments in Ethnic Ministries in the United Church.