Celebrate International Development Week 2023

February 05, 2023

The United Church celebrates International Development Week, February 5‒11, by lifting up stories of global Mission & Service partners.

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United Church Stands with Filipino Human Rights Defenders

February 02, 2023

The United Church of Canada joins in the global call to hold the government of the Philippines accountable for its human rights violations.

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Korean Partners Acknowledge United Church Korea Peace Appeal Campaign

January 26, 2023

Deep gratitude to all who have taken leadership in the 10,000 Signature Korea Peace Appeal, with special mention to the Korea Peace Appeal Champions, numerous communities of faith, and the Korean Network of The United Church of Canada.

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United Church Calls for Release of Water Defenders

January 23, 2023

The United Church of Canada joins with 250 organizations from 29 countries to call on the Salvadoran government to drop the charges against leading Water Defenders arrested on January 11 and advocate for their release.

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EDGE Network Moves to Central Role

January 19, 2023

As the United Church embraces a new Call and Vision, and makes Growth a key priority, the denominational office will integrate the expertise, energy, and ethos of its semi-autonomous innovation arm—EDGE: A Network for Ministry Development.

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United Church Welcomes More than 100 Refugees

January 11, 2023

2022 was an interesting year for The United Church of Canada's Refugee desk. Here's a summary of the year's applications and arrivals.

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The Manual, 2023, Is Now Available

January 04, 2023

The Manual, 2023, is effective January 1, 2023.

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Support for a Search of Prairie Green Landfill

December 15, 2022

The Rev. Michael Blair, General Secretary of the United Church, has written to Winnipeg Chief of Police Danny Smyth asking that he revisit his decision to not search the Prairie Green landfill for the remains of Morgan Harris and Marcedes Myran.

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Pause to Embracing the Spirit Grants

December 07, 2022

As The United Church of Canada embraces the exciting transition into the new strategic plan it will pause some current granting opportunities, including Embracing the Spirit (Innovation, Growth, and New Ministry Grants).

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General Secretary to Receive Honorary Doctorate from VST

December 01, 2022

General Secretary the Rev. Michael Blair has been selected by Vancouver School of Theology to receive a 2023 Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree.

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