Moderator

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May 25, 2020
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June 4, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated, “poverty can happen very quickly to anyone." Moderator Richard Bott has written to Canadian government officials to ask them to move forward with developing and implementing a universal basic income (UBI) program in Canada.
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April 27, 2020
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April 27, 2020
The General Secretary position has now been posted. Deadline for applications: June 19, 2020.
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April 20, 2020
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April 20, 2020
A prayer, a remembrance, and an invitation to light a candle on April 20 for Nova Scotia in wake of the violence of this past weekend.
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April 7, 2020
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April 7, 2020
A recent Easter letter sent to people who have previously given gifts to Mission & Service was written in early January and mailed before we knew how COVID-19 would affect everyone's lives. Apologies, and thank you for taking the time to watch this message.
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April 2, 2020
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April 9, 2020
In this time of COVID-19, Moderator Richard Bott's Easter message reminds us that God is always doing miraculous things. We will celebrate those things with great joy when the time is right.
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March 24, 2020
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March 24, 2020
Moderator urges communities of faith to consider delaying funerals at this present time.
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March 13, 2020
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March 13, 2020
Moderator Richard Bott's letter to communities of faith reminds us that God is with us through COVID-19.
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March 2, 2020
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March 2, 2020
Moderator Richard Bott invites communities of faith across Canada to celebrate PIE Day on March 14, a day to celebrate the Public, Intentional, and Explicit affirmation of the LGBTQIA+ and Two-Spirit community.
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February 17, 2020
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February 17, 2020
Moderator Richard Bott ushers in the season of Lent with a reflection on Ash Wednesday as a celebration of hope and life.
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December 13, 2019
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December 13, 2019
In his Christmas video message, Moderator Richard Bott highlights the two narratives of the birth of Jesus from Matthew and Luke.