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May 9, 2016
Colleagues from Korea express their support for those affected by the wildfires in and around Fort McMurray, AB.
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May 5, 2016
Many have paused recently to reflect on the anniversary of the two earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May 2015. United Church people have demonstrated their faithfulness and compassion over the last year by contributing 3,500 donations totalling $863,000 to support recovery and rehabilitation programs on the ground in Nepal. On behalf of ACT Alliance and its implementing partners in Nepal...
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May 5, 2016
We affirm that all human beings are made in the image of God regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity . United Church partner the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) recently began examining issues around sexual orientation and diversity, with a particular focus on the human rights of LGBT people. A sobering review of LGBT rights in South Korea is available from Affirm United/...
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April 27, 2016
An article published in the April 27, 2016, edition of The Globe and Mail (“Churches escape residential school settlement obligations in wake of Catholic deal”) merits some clarification.
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July 27, 2016
The United Church welcomes the closure of SodaStream International's factory located in an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, as well as the news that cosmetics company Ahava plans to relocate its manufacturing plant from the West Bank to inside the pre-1967 lines. SodaStream, Ahava, and Keter Plastics are the companies whose settlement-made products the United Church has encouraged...
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April 26, 2016
The United Church calls on Canada to halt the sale of armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia—one of the world’s worst human rights violators.
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April 25, 2016
Are you wondering how to introduce the new remits to your presbytery/pastoral charge governing body? Are you just curious about the proposals? Join us May 16 for a webinar on Remit 1: Three Council Model , and May 25 on Remit 4: Funding a New Model . To register, go to the United in Learning website. To learn more about the remits, go to the GC42 website. If you can’t join us on these dates,...
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April 22, 2016
The federal government will put forward a new climate strategy for Canada by the end of 2016. In preparation, members of Parliament are being asked to host public consultations this spring. This is a unique opportunity for people of faith to speak up in support of bold policy and action that protect our communities and our sacred home. A New Creed calls us to “live with respect in Creation.” The...
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April 18, 2016
Please pray for the affected people of Ecuador and Japan.
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