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September 19, 2016
Moderator Jordan Cantwell sends her Easter message from a conference on reconciliation and peace in El Salvador.
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September 19, 2016
On March 30 and 31, 2016, The United Church of Canada will participate in events marking our commitment—as a denomination and as part of the ecumenical community—to adopt the principles, norms, and standards of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples [PDF on un.org] as the framework for reconciliation. We do this in response to Call to Action #48 of the Truth and...
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September 19, 2016
Please note that the General Council Office will be closed both Good Friday and Easter Monday. We will reopen on Tuesday, March 29. If you would like to attend a Good Friday or Easter Sunday service at a local United Church congregation, please use the Locator feature to assist you. Service times can usually be found by visiting a congregation’s website or phoning the congregation. Often, service...
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September 19, 2016
An 18-member team from The United Church of Canada is now in El Salvador to take part in an international ecumenical conference for peace, to be held from March 17 to 19. Moderator Jordan Cantwell and former Moderator Bill Phipps head up a group that includes two survivors of Canada’s residential schools system, plus a dozen or so veterans of Canadian church solidarity work with El Salvador. All...
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September 19, 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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September 19, 2016
The Right Rev. Jordan Cantwell offers a Parliamentary Special Joint Committee her reflections on physician-assisted dying.
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September 19, 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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September 19, 2016
Moderator urges Prime Minister Trudeau to protect non-violent actions for just peace.
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September 19, 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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September 19, 2016
Right Rev. Jordan Cantwell, 42nd Moderator of The United Church of Canada Photo credit: Wolf Kutnahorsky Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, 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...
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