The General Council Executive approved the appointment of the Rev. Mark Laird as Regional Council Executive Minister, Western Ontario Waterways, Horseshoe Falls, and Antler River regional councils.
New Regional Council Executive Minister Announced" href="/news/new-regional-council-executive-minister-announced"> Portrait of Mark Laird
The Leadership Counts survey was a collaborative effort between General Council staff in Member Engagement, the Office of Vocation, and Anti-Racism and Equity.
Leadership Counts Midterm Report Results Released" href="/news/leadership-counts-midterm-report-results-released"> several people wearing stoles take part in the moderator's installation ceremony
In her Advent message, Moderator Carmen Lansdowne reminds us that the Christmas miracle is a story of hope, bravery, and the willingness to have faith in God.
Moderator’s Advent Message 2023" href="/news/moderators-advent-message-2023">
The United Church’s virtual COP28 delegation is making important connections between spirituality, faith communities, and climate change.
Climate Crisis Is Also a Spiritual Crisis" href="/news/climate-crisis-also-spiritual-crisis"> Shane Goldie speaking at church pulpit
The General Council Executive, its corresponding members, and the members of the National Indigenous Council issued a plea to Prime Minister Trudeau to advocate for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas… continue reading
Dear Prime Minister" href="/news/dear-prime-minister"> Row of very young Palestinian children holding cooking pots
The United Church of Canada COP 28 young adult delegation will virtually attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties from November 30 to December 12, 2023.
Youth Delegation to Attend United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28)" href="/news/youth-delegation-attend-united-nations-climate-change-conference-cop28"> youth carry protest banners and signs at COP27
Canadian churches who are members of the World Council of Churches prepared a shadow report to Canada’s Universal Periodic Review.
Human Rights Report Presented to the UN Includes Ecumenical Contribution" href="/news/human-rights-report-presented-un-includes-ecumenical-contribution"> Arif Virani presents to the United Nations
The Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, has named the Right Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne as their 2023 Alum of the Year.
Graduate Theological Union Names Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne Alum of the Year" href="/news/graduate-theological-union-names-rev-dr-carmen-lansdowne-alum-year"> Carmen Lansdowne with Green Shirt
United Church support is reaching partners who are responding to the most urgent needs in the region.
United Church Partners Respond to Urgent Needs in Middle East " href="/news/united-church-partners-respond-urgent-needs-middle-east"> Palestinian children wearing backpacks walk to school
The United Church of Canada and the United Church Pension, as members of SHARE, co-filed a shareholder proposal asking the Royal Bank of Canada and the Bank of Montreal to conduct racial equity… continue reading
Big Banks Commit to Racial Equity Audits, Thanks to the United Church and SHARE" href="/news/big-banks-commit-racial-equity-audits-thanks-united-church-and-share"> exterior of a bank