The Rev. Noel Suministrado, newly covenanted minister at Broadway Disciples United Church in Winnipeg, is the first minister to be appointed in Canada under the Mutual Recognition of Ministry Personnel program.
Commissioners at a special electronic meeting of the 42nd General Council on September 30 gave strong endorsement to four motions that will prepare the church for the transition to a more streamlined structure if changes are approved by GC43 in 2018.
In the aftermath of the August 12 weekend when White supremacists and White nationalists converged in Charlottesville, Virginia, The United Church of Canada is asking its members to recommit themselves more fully to challenging the systemic racism manifested by this event.
Moderator Jordan Cantwell’s open letter on the Day Scholars’ class action, the “administrative split” argument that denied compensation to students of certain residential schools, and the case of students who lived in the Teulon residence.