Revised tips and resources for members and congregations during year two the COVID-19 pandemic (October 2021)

Please consult local, provincial, and federal public health agencies for the latest updates on COVID-19 that may affect your community of faith. Government financial support programs are being phased out as of October 2021. Below are some resources to support you. Ministry personnel who are seeking support and resources during the pandemic can consult their regional council for assistance that fits with provincial health requirements and regulations. Remember: We are not alone.
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The United Church continues to accept donations to support those in the global South who are at greater risk than ever due to COVID-19. Find out how Mission & Service partners are turning compassion into action for those who need it most. The World Council of Churches has collected prayers from around the globe for use during the pandemic.

Feeling and Facing Anxiety and Fears

A prayer for those feeling anxious during the second wave of COVID-19.

Amazing Generosity during the COVID-19 Crisis

M4M 2021: Jan. 17. When COVID-19 struck, the United Church asked members to make a special gift to help those most affected by the virus. Your… continue reading

COVID Means Revamping Minutes for Mission

Minutes for Mission is changing in 2021. The new Your Generosity Matters booklet is being mailed to pastoral charges for the new year.

Taking to the Streets to Deliver Meals and Care

Your gifts through Mission & Service support Our Place Society in delivering meals, shelter, and medical care to street-involved people.

Webinar Highlights COVID’s Impact on People with Disabilities

Mission & Service gifts support disability networking, advocacy, and education work within and beyond the United Church.

Struggling to Adjust to COVID-19 in Korea

United Church Co-worker in Mission, John Egger, reports on his experience of ministry in Seoul, Korea during the time of pandemic.

World Food Day Roundup

On World Food Sunday, October 18, join with others across the United Church to respond to hunger and food insecurity.

Peace-Making Ramps Up as Pandemic Heightens Tensions in Asia

Gifts to Mission & Service support peace and reconciliation processes across the globe, including those between Japan and Korea.

Gratitude Is in the Air as Churches Honour Frontline Workers

From signs and social media posts to homemade thank-you cards, United Churches across the country are finding inspiring ways to express…

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When Sprinkles Save Lives

Every day, First Steps—a partner supported by Mission & Service—works to prevent child malnutrition in North Korea.