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March 12, 2019
Please join in prayer for our Zambian partners, mourning those who have died and praying for calm as their people prepare to head to the polls.
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March 12, 2019
Join United Church partners in praying for an end to the violence in South Sudan.
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February 5, 2019
We affirm that all human beings are made in the image of God regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity . United Church partner the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) recently began examining issues around sexual orientation and diversity, with a particular focus on the human rights of LGBT people. A sobering review of LGBT rights in South Korea is available from Affirm United/...
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March 12, 2019
An article published in the April 27, 2016, edition of The Globe and Mail (“Churches escape residential school settlement obligations in wake of Catholic deal”) merits some clarification.
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March 12, 2019
The United Church welcomes the closure of SodaStream International's factory located in an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, as well as the news that cosmetics company Ahava plans to relocate its manufacturing plant from the West Bank to inside the pre-1967 lines. SodaStream, Ahava, and Keter Plastics are the companies whose settlement-made products the United Church has encouraged...
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March 12, 2019
The United Church calls on Canada to halt the sale of armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia—one of the world’s worst human rights violators.
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March 12, 2019
In Paris, United Church of Canada staff joined with representatives of the Protestant churches in France in a moment of silent prayer in remembrance of the victims of the attacks. This week two General Council Ministries in French staff people are in Paris meeting with representatives of the Fédération Protestante de France and l’Église protestante unie de France. Their meetings are unrelated to...
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August 20, 2018
An official delegation of The United Church of Canada will visit China at the invitation of the China Christian Council (CCC) and the National Committee of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement of the Protestant Churches in China from November 28 to December 7. The CCC, with its 30 million members, is the largest Protestant church within the global ecumenical family. The 10-day visit represents a...
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March 12, 2019
The World Council of Churches (WCC), of which the United Church is a member, has expressed deep concern over the renewed wave of violence in Jerusalem in recent weeks. The WCC stands in solidarity with the churches and peoples of Palestine and Israel, and affirms their conviction that “the illegal occupation of the Palestinian Territories must be brought to an end—not as a pre-condition for an...