Partners in Mission

We act for peace, justice, care for creation, and God’s mission of healing the whole world in cooperation with others who share our vision.

“We are not alone,” goes the familiar opening line of the United Church’s New Creed. As we seek to align ourselves with God’s work of restoration, healing, and reconciliation, the United Church acts for peace, justice, care for creation, and God’s mission of healing the whole world in cooperation with others who share our vision. As we practise love and justice with humility and prayer, we learn how to be faithful co-workers in God’s mission. We call this approach “partnership.”

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March 12, 2019
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August 6, 2019
The U.S. will no longer fund the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees. Call on Canada to increase its support.
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February 19, 2019

The Asian Rural Institute in Japan is helping sustainable agriculture and Christian community go viral around the world.

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January 9, 2019

I join other people in the ecumenical world to celebrate and recognize an honour that has been bestowed on the Rev. Jose Belo Chipenda. The President of the Republic of Angola, João Lourenço, recognised the contributions to the gaining and preservation of National Independence, as well as peace and democracy. The Rev. José Belo Chipenda was honored with the Medal of Bravery, Civic, and Social Merit, first class. He received the award in November, 2018 at the Presidential Palace in Luanda, Angola.

I met the Rev. José Belo Chipenda in the 1990s. I was then a young ordained minister...

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November 7, 2018

At the ACT Alliance General Assembly, the possibilities created by including youth in decision making are too great to pass up.

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November 5, 2018

At the ACT Alliance General Assembly, the church continues to twist itself in knots about sex and sexuality.

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October 31, 2018

Amina Mohammed of the U.N. recognized the work of ACT Alliance and other faith-based organizations, placing them firmly in the centre of the public square as essential and effective players in civil society and as prophetic agents of change.

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October 30, 2018

A reflection on the speaker selection for a gender justice panel at the ACT Alliance General Assembly in Uppsala, Sweden, which consisted of a majority of men.

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October 3, 2019

A prayer for the victims and survivors of the attack on Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh, October 2018, by the Right Rev. Richard Bott. 

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October 29, 2018

A dispatch from the ACT Alliance meeting in Uppsala, Sweden, where ecumenical justice activists highlight the power of change of local faith communities around the world.

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July 19, 2018
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May 19, 2020
The Roman Catholic‒United Church of Canada Dialogue has released a report on climate change entitled: The Hope within Us.

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