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September 19, 2016
Today, the United Church makes its response to Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #48, adopting and complying with 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. It does so as the Aboriginal Ministries Council initiates a historic consultation on its vision and future...
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September 19, 2016
As part of its commitment to the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The United Church of Canada today joins with the broader ecumenical community in announcing a collective intention to implement 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. An ecumenical...
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September 28, 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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January 19, 2017
Moderator urges Prime Minister Trudeau to protect non-violent actions for just peace.