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March 2, 2016
UCRDstore will continue to operate as usual, with no changes directly affecting the customer. But there is an administrative change behind the scenes. Since 2012, United Church Resource Distribution (UCRD) has worked with Augsburg Fortress Canada to warehouse and distribute its inventory. Augsburg Fortress Canada has recently been sold, and the United Church has now entered into a distribution...
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February 26, 2016
The Right Rev. Jordan Cantwell offers a Parliamentary Special Joint Committee her reflections on physician-assisted dying.
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February 23, 2016
The eight remits approved by the 42nd General Council that could transform the church are now on the GC42 website . Please read Nora Sanders’ letters and study guides for each remit there.
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February 19, 2016
Moderator urges Prime Minister Trudeau to protect non-violent actions for just peace.
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February 11, 2016
Moderator Jordan Cantwell invites us to a Lenten time of self-reflection and letting go of things that no longer work.
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January 12, 2016
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Photo Credit: Wolfe The United Church’s New Creed affirms our commitment to live with respect in creation. How we do that is not always clear. However, we have different approaches to how we live out these shared values. In our diversity, it is inevitable that our church will make choices that some of us find hard to accept. This summer the General Council...
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January 12, 2016
At Christmas, we acknowledge the coming of a new hope for justice and peace in the world. t is in this spirit that I write to thank you for moving so quickly to implement a national inquiry on murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls, an action that we and many others asked you to undertake as one of your first acts of government.
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March 8, 2016
In Advent, we celebrate the story of a young family in the Middle East, displaced from their home, facing an arduous journey and great danger. This is especially poignant as more than 10 million Syrians who have been forcibly displaced from their homes by five years of civil war. Responding to this crisis has been part of the Mission & Service of the whole United Church. And there’s still...
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February 10, 2016
The United Church of Canada added its voice to those celebrating the global climate deal recently reached in Paris.
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January 20, 2016
The United Church of Canada welcomes the release of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. This is a momentous occasion. It is the culmination of six years of courageous and difficult work, and the result of 130 years of painful lived experience by former students of residential schools.
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