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  • May 29 to June 3, 2015, is the ceremonial Closing Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. But you don’t need to be in Ottawa to take part in this historic moment.

    2015/05/19
    General News and Announcements
  • The United Church of Canada calls on Agrium Inc. and PotashCorp to conduct a human rights assessment into the purchase of phosphate rock from a Moroccan state‒owned enterprise operating in Western Sahara.

    2015/05/15
    General News and Announcements
  • In a letter to Stephen Harper, the United Church asks for reassurance that the government does not intend to limit the democratic rights and freedoms of individuals and organizations opposed to Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories.

    2015/05/13
    Press Releases
  • The World Council of Churches (WCC) invites the United Church to a time of common prayer for peace in South Sudan on Sunday, May 10.

    2015/05/08
    General News and Announcements
  • To date, eight individuals have been nominated to stand for election as the next United Church of Canada Moderator.

    2015/05/06
    General News and Announcements
  • Moderator Gary Paterson encourages United Church congregations to mark the 90th anniversary by ringing their church bells 90 times on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.

    2015/05/04
    The Right Rev. Gary Paterson
  • Canadian Mental Health Week, May 4–10, 2015, is an excellent opportunity to talk about mental health in our communities of faith.

    2015/05/01
    General News and Announcements
  • The United Church and its pension fund are supporting an investor coalition in the United Kingdom that is filing shareholder resolutions with Royal Dutch Shell and BP.

    2015/04/29
    General News and Announcements
  • A grant is being offered to help offset the cost of hiring a youth or young adult for church leadership work this summer. Deadline: May 15.

    2015/04/29
    General News and Announcements
  • A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 24, 2015. In response to the appeals for help, the United Church is donating $7,500 from its Emergency Response Fund.

    2015/04/27
    Emergency Response
  • The United Church and its pension plan have signed on to a letter calling on the Canadian government to set a clear, reliable, and effective price for carbon emissions.

    2015/04/24
    General News and Announcements
  • The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group has endorsed an open letter to Stephen Harper urging the federal government to withdraw Bill C-51.

    2015/04/22
    General News and Announcements
  • The leaders of the member denominations of the Canadian Council of Churches have written a letter to the prime minister about Canada’s involvement in the military response to ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

    2015/04/13
    General News and Announcements
  • The Canadian Council of Churches and Citizens for Public Justice are coordinating a series of faithful gatherings of concerned Christians in cities across Canada.

    2015/04/10
    General News and Announcements
  • United Church congregations are being invited to ring their church bells 90 times at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, to mark the 90th anniversary of The United Church of Canada.

    2015/04/08
    General News and Announcements
  • In keeping with the spirit of the season, the United Church website features a number of Lent/Easter–related postings.

    2015/04/01
    General News and Announcements
  • The women of Morogoro Women's Training Centre in Tanzania wind up a three-year maternal health workers training program that was made possible by the UCW’s 50th anniversary project.

    2015/03/31
    General News and Announcements
  • Moderator Gary Paterson’s Easter 2015 video message.

    2015/03/31
    The Right Rev. Gary Paterson
  • Together, the people of The United Church of Canada raised $26,604,710 for Mission and Service in 2014.

    2015/03/30
    General News and Announcements
  • The United Church is inviting its members to participate a variety of climate justice activities in the lead up to Earth Day 2015.

    2015/03/27
    General News and Announcements
  • A summary of the actions and decisions of the Executive of the General Council, which met March 21-23, 2015.

    2015/03/27
    General News and Announcements
  • The United Church of Canada now has a French-language website.

    2015/03/25
    General News and Announcements
  • The United Church is asking its members to participate in the National Day of Action for a New Health Accord on March 31, 2015.

    2015/03/19
    General News and Announcements
  • Cyclone Pam has devastated areas of the Pacific island country of Vanuatu. In response to the appeals for help, the United Church is planning to make a donation from its Emergency Response Fund.

    2015/03/16
    Emergency Response
  • To date, three individuals have been nominated to stand for election as the next United Church Moderator.

    2015/03/06
    General News and Announcements
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2015/05/27
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2015/05/27