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April 8, 2019
Moderator Richard Bott reflects on Easter, the resurrection, as a trumpet call to the church, to the body of Christ, to all Jesus’ disciples, to fantastic actions that bring life.
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February 26, 2019
In his Lenten message, Moderator Richard Bott reminds us that this season is a time to think, deeply, about our relationship with God.
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February 19, 2019
Moderator Richard Bott offers a prayer, and invites the United Church to join in, for the United Methodist Church as it prepares to vote on human sexuality.
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November 28, 2018
This Advent, Moderator Richard Bott invites us to reflect and realign our lives with Christ's calling for us.
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November 8, 2018
A pastoral letter from The Right Rev. Richard Bott on the settlement of the issues between Toronto Conference, the Rev. Gretta Vosper, and West Hill United Church.
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October 22, 2018
The Moderator is headed to Parliament Hill with a message for the Prime Minister: We need a stronger plan to end poverty in Canada.
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September 11, 2018
In his welcome video, Moderator Richard Bott invites us to listen carefully to ourselves and to one another, and then to let our action be full of love.
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May 13, 2019
Moderator Jordan Cantwell urges the church to honour Indigenous Day of Prayer as a sign of our continuing commitment to reconciliation and right relationship.
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May 6, 2019
In her June 1 letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Moderator wrote to express deep concern at the federal government’s decision to purchase the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
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April 25, 2019
Palestinians and Israelis urgently need a reliable, honest broker to provide leadership in realizing a just and negotiated resolution.