Resources for celebrating the work of the Mission & Service of The United Church of Canada.

Worship Ideas

Building Our House: Use this worship outline anytime you want to focus on partnering with others through Mission and Service to offer God’s hope and love. From Mandate magazine, August 2011.
In Loving Partnership: To follow Jesus is to look for the presence of Christ in others, to live in respectful partnership with others, giving and receiving. By Hans van Nie, from Mandate magazine, August 2013.
Ordinary People Called to Do Extraordinary Things: A worship service on how God calls us to be ordinary heroes. By Melody Duncanson Hales and Ruth Noble. From Mandate magazine, Summer 2019.
The Treasure of the Ordinary: What we share—the treasure of the ordinary—helps to fulfill God’s dream for the whole family of earth. A worship outline by Don Parsons from Mandate magazine, August 2012.

Prayers

Praying with the South Sudan Council of Churches: A prayer of solidarity with the South Sudan Council of Churches

Minute for Mission

Minutes for Mission 2020 PDF: Note: "Celebrating Black History Month" (page 5) was revised on Jan. 27 with the help of Nancy Oliver-MacKenzie of Union United Church. Accompanying videos are on YouTube.com (search "Minutes for Mission 2020") and photos are on flickr.com/photos/unitedchurchcda/albums.
Minutes for Mission 2020 Word: An MS Word file for easy copying and pasting. Note: "Celebrating Black History Month" (page 13) was revised on Jan. 27 with the help of Nancy Oliver-MacKenzie of Union United Church.
Minutes for Mission Snippets 2020: Short Mission & Service messages to support Minutes for Mission 2020.

Related Material

Beirut after explosion 2020:
Five Easy Ways to Promote Mission and Service: Simple steps United Churches can take to promote Mission and Service on Sundays.
Make A Gift Through Mission & Service Today!: Help transform and save lives, inspire meaning and purpose, and build a better world.
Our Generation: The Mission & Service Music Video 2019!: Toronto Conference youth's song "Our Generation" is the theme song for this Mission & Service music video.