June 05, 2023
We wish the Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ community, wherever they live, a happy Pride Month.
Statement on Pride Month" href="/news/statement-pride-month"> Flag flying on a flagpole in the pride rainbow colours, the transgender colours, and the intersex purple circle.
June 02, 2023
The United Church of Canada is deeply concerned about the wildfires raging across our nation.
Statement on the wildfires burning across Canada" href="/news/statement-wildfires-burning-across-canada"> A water bomber plane flies through heavy smoke over a suburban community outside Halifax
June 02, 2023
The United Church of Canada joins with the global ecumenical movement and member churches of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in mourning the loss of Dr. Agnes Abuom.
The United Church of Canada Mourns Dr. Agnes Abuom" href="/news/united-church-canada-mourns-dr-agnes-abuom"> Agnes Abuom stands at a lectern with the World Council of Churches name and logo behind her.
May 29, 2023
The United Church of Canada joins with other civil society organizations in Canada to denounce the anti-LGBTQIA+ bill that passed recently in Uganda.
Statement on anti-LGBTQIA+ bill in Uganda" href="/news/statement-anti-lgbtqia-bill-uganda"> The rainbow-coloured pride flag flies against a blue sky
April 26, 2023
Leaders of Canada’s mainstream Protestant churches met with government officials today in Ottawa to urge Canada to further advocate for a just and lasting peace in Palestine and Israel.
Church leaders urge MPs for stronger advocacy in Palestine and Israel" href="/news/church-leaders-urge-mps-stronger-advocacy-palestine-and-israel"> Seven people from different Canadian denominations and churches sit around a round table.
April 26, 2023
On the heels of Earth Week, The United Church of Canada released its second Sustainability Report, which highlights the work it is doing to combat the climate crisis through a lens of four climate… continue reading
The United Church of Canada shows marked progress in climate actions" href="/news/united-church-canada-shows-marked-progress-climate-actions"> A garden overflows with growing plants, trellises, and raised beds.
April 20, 2023
For Earth Week 2023, the United Church is pleased to share our new Sustainability Report for 2021-2022!
Committed to Climate Action: The 2021-2022 Sustainability Report" href="/news/committed-climate-action-2021-2022-sustainability-report"> Sustainability Report 2021-2022 cover
April 05, 2023
In her Easter message, Moderator Carmen Lansdowne invites us to set our minds to that radical hope that is the Easter promise. In that hope, what can we imagine together?
Moderator’s Easter Message 2023" href="/news/moderators-easter-message-2023">
April 04, 2023
The United Church of Canada urges the government to fulfill its legal obligations to uphold refugees’ right to protection.
Statement on the Closure of Roxham Road " href="/news/statement-closure-roxham-road"> RCMP officers help a family of three asylum seekers, including a child, with their luggage at Roxham Road.
March 28, 2023
During 2023, the church will be conducting a review of all its grants and granting functions.
United Church of Canada grants to align with the Call and Vision" href="/news/united-church-canada-grants-align-call-and-vision"> Six adults wearing life jackets paddle a canoe in a lake with mountains in the background.