February 05, 2023
The United Church celebrates International Development Week, February 5‒11, by lifting up stories of global Mission & Service partners.
Celebrate International Development Week 2023" href="/news/celebrate-international-development-week-2023"> A farmer shows beans harvested from her land
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.
United Church Stands with Filipino Human Rights Defenders" href="/news/united-church-stands-filipino-human-rights-defenders"> A row of 7 black-and-white photos of people above the words Free Jen Awingan! Drop the trumped-up charges against 7 Northern Luzon activists!
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… continue reading
Korean Partners Acknowledge United Church Korea Peace Appeal Campaign" href="/news/korean-partners-acknowledge-united-church-korea-peace-appeal-campaign">
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… continue reading
United Church Calls for Release of Water Defenders" href="/news/united-church-calls-release-water-defenders"> A crowd of people hold up yellow and black signs saying Libertad por los lideres comunitarios in front of an office building.
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—… continue reading
EDGE Network Moves to Central Role" href="/news/edge-network-moves-central-role"> Outline of an abstract fish divided into parts labelled, front head to tail, Growth, Justice, Climate, Leadership, Indigenous Pathways, and Common Good.
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.
United Church Welcomes More than 100 Refugees" href="/news/united-church-welcomes-more-100-refugees"> Two young refugees from Afghanistan play in a Serbian refugee centre.
January 04, 2023
The Manual, 2023, is effective January 1, 2023.
The Manual, 2023, Is Now Available" href="/news/manual-2023-now-available"> The words The Manual 2023 centred above the United Church Crest against a background divided into white, gold, black, and red quadrants.
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… continue reading
Support for a Search of Prairie Green Landfill" href="/news/support-search-prairie-green-landfill"> Family and friends of murdered women hold candles at a vigil
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… continue reading
Pause to Embracing the Spirit Grants" href="/news/pause-embracing-spirit-grants"> Closeup on the word Grants printed on the tab of a file folder
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.
General Secretary to Receive Honorary Doctorate from VST" href="/news/general-secretary-receive-honorary-doctorate-vst"> Head and shoulders portrait of Michael Blair