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Two women sitting in a church pew.
Credit: Simon Chambers/ACT Alliance
Dr. James Makokis at Rendez-vous
Youth and Young Adults Rendez-vous Digitally
Published On: August 24, 2020

More than 480 young people from across Canada and across denominations attended Rendez-vous 2020 Reimagined, the United Church’s youth and young adult gathering.

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Korean mother and baby
When Sprinkles Save Lives
Published On: August 10, 2020

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

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Amei on her land in South Sudan
Hungry and Alone, Generosity Changed Amei’s Life
Published On: June 29, 2020

In South Sudan, Amei no longer worries about dying of hunger thanks to the support of United Church partner the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

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Jim Hodgson with children in Los Altos, Bolivia
Millions of Latin Americans Face Extreme Poverty and Hunger
Published On: June 24, 2020

In Latin America, the new epicentre of the coronavirus, an estimated 83.4 million people could slide into extreme poverty and hunger this year.

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Antiracism protest, Calgary, June 2020
Mission & Service Gifts Support Racial Justice Training
Published On: June 4, 2020

We need to acknowledge the reality of institutional racism, including within the church, and call for its eradication.

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Airplane flying over mountains
Generosity Takes Flight during Pandemic
Published On: May 27, 2020

Staff of three regional councils decided to donate $2,500 each in staff travel savings to support the world’s most vulnerable through the COVID-19 Global Response.

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Outdoor blackboard inviting people to write what they're grateful for
Church Grounds Bring Hope during COVID-19
Published On: May 25, 2020

Through artistic installations, Mount Forest United Church in Mount Forest, ON, is actively sharing the Christian message.

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At Beaconsfield United Church, Adedeji prepares to deliver food to newcomers.
Committed Churches Support Newcomers through Pandemic
Published On: May 20, 2020

With support from a grant from Embracing the Spirit, a Mission & Service‒supported fund, Beaconsfield United Church’s Nigerian Refugee Integration and Support Program extends belonging and a home away from home for refugees.

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Noah at Camp Caterpillar, SK
Camps Inspire through Creativity and Care Despite Pandemic
Published On: May 13, 2020

While physical distancing protocols are forcing United Church outdoor ministries to consider closing their cabins this summer, some are preparing to offer a different kind of camp experience.

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Haitians sew face masks during COVID-19.
Haiti’s Methodist Church Hosts Sewing Project to Save Lives
Published On: May 11, 2020

Haiti’s Methodist Church, a Mission & Service partner, supports schools, medical clinics, and a variety of social ministries. All of them are adapting to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

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