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September 19, 2016
It was with horror that I learned of the details of the attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning.‎
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September 19, 2016
The Record of Proceedings of the 42nd General Council 2015 is now available.
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September 19, 2016
To mark the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Apology to First Nations Peoples, the United Church has produced a brief video highlighting the apology and the response.
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September 19, 2016
Moderator Jordan Cantwell’s pastoral letter on the crises facing Indigenous communities.
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September 19, 2016
Colleagues from Korea express their support for those affected by the wildfires in and around Fort McMurray, AB.
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September 19, 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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September 19, 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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September 19, 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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September 19, 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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September 19, 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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