March 23, 2023
The United Church of Canada gathered with partners in Asia for a consultation on dignity, inclusion, and belonging for LGBTQIA+ communities.
United Church hosts “Rated-R” gathering with Asian partners" href="/news/united-church-hosts-rated-r-gathering-asian-partners"> 22 people sit at long tables listening to a speaker at the front of the room talking into a microphone.
March 22, 2023
Moderator Carmen Lansdowne encourages communities of faith to celebrate Together for the Love of Creation: Earth Week, April 16–23, 2023.
Together for the Love of Creation: Earth Week 2023" href="/news/together-love-creation-earth-week-2023">
March 20, 2023
On March 24-26, The United Church of Canada invites participation from across the country in Lenten actions calling for a guaranteed livable income to be established by the federal government.
Lenten Action for a Guaranteed Livable Income" href="/news/lenten-action-guaranteed-livable-income">
March 17, 2023
Thanks to the generosity of United Church of Canada donors, we have been able to raise over $182,000 to provide support to our partners who are supporting the people of northern Syria and Türkiye.
Türkiye and Syria Update" href="/news/turkiye-and-syria-update"> Türkiye
March 16, 2023
The 44th General Council has authorized a remit on removing structural barriers so that the Indigenous Church can determine its place and structure within the United Church.
Establishing an Autonomous National Indigenous Organization" href="/news/establishing-autonomous-national-indigenous-organization"> The hands of someone wearing a minister's stole and another person wearing an Indigenous shawl are clasped.
March 15, 2023
Ideas for marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
10 More Ways to Work Towards Anti-Racism" href="/news/10-more-ways-work-towards-anti-racism"> The words International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in white against 5 different-coloured vertical bars on a black square. The words Stop Racism! appear below the bars.
March 02, 2023
Moderator Carmen Lansdowne’s PIE Day message invites everyone to commit to taking another faithful step to embody the expansive love of God for Two Spirit or LGBTQIA+ people.
Moderator’s PIE Day Message 2023" href="/news/moderators-pie-day-message-2023">
February 22, 2023
With deep remorse and grief, The United Church of Canada acknowledges the truth at the Alberni residential institution, which was run by the United Church.
Response to the Phase One Findings at the Alberni Residential Institution" href="/news/response-phase-one-findings-alberni-residential-institution"> Sproat Lake in Port Alberni under a calm blue sky
February 21, 2023
Truths have been shared by the Tseshaht Nation today. The United Church of Canada acknowledges and is saddened by what we have heard.
Initial Statement on the Findings at Port Alberni Residential Institution" href="/news/initial-statement-findings-port-alberni-residential-institution"> Burning Tall white candle in clear glass jar sits on a cloth with the four Indigenous colours of black, white, yellow, and red.
February 11, 2023
A round up of the stories this week as the United Church celebrates International Development Week by lifting up stories of Canadian and global Mission & Service partners.
International Development Week 2023 Round Up" href="/news/international-development-week-2023-round"> School farm participants stand next to their crops