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January 19, 2017
Moderator urges Prime Minister Trudeau to protect non-violent actions for just peace.
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February 1, 2017
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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December 22, 2016
Each of us wrestles with the complexity of living in a social and economic system that is dependent on fossil fuels.
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December 8, 2016
At Christmas, we acknowledge the coming of a new hope for justice and peace in the world. It 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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August 30, 2017
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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November 16, 2016
The United Church of Canada added its voice to those celebrating the global climate deal recently reached in Paris.
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November 15, 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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October 26, 2016
Moderator Jordan Cantwell suggests trying two things that may add depth to Advent for you.
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February 16, 2017
The United Church's New Creed calls us "to live with respect in Creation." We join our voices with other denominations and faiths around the world in expressing our deep concern around climate change. The upcoming 21st Conference of Parties in Paris (COP21, November 30–December 12) could be a critical turning point for climate change policy and the future of the planet. World leaders will work to...
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December 8, 2016
In the face of recent horrific acts of terror, the Moderator reminds us that resistance rooted in love is our best hope.
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