July 20, 2022
The revised Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Violence Response Policy is now available. The policy applies to all communities of faith and to the regional council and General Council offices.
Revised Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Violence Response Policy" href="/news/revised-workplace-discrimination-harassment-and-violence-response-policy"> Newspaper clippings
July 18, 2022
Join us for General Council 44 Decision Sessions starting this Thursday, and the Moderator election on July 23.
General Council 44 Decision Sessions Begin July 21" href="/news/general-council-44-decision-sessions-begin-july-21"> Screen shot of Zoom meeting showing Moderator Richard Bott and 2 attendees at GC44
July 15, 2022
Effective July 1, 2022, communities of faith are required to revert to The Manual bylaws relating to pastoral relations and annual meetings.
GS111 (Pandemic Amendment) Has Expired" href="/news/gs111-pandemic-amendment-has-expired"> Rows of wooden pews with multicoloured light from stained glass reflected on them
June 20, 2022
The Korea Peace Appeal is an opportunity for the United Church to renew our commitment to partnership in God's mission in Korea.
Past General Council Decision Led to Korea Peace Appeal Commitment " href="/news/past-general-council-decision-led-korea-peace-appeal-commitment">
June 13, 2022
Alberta Billy, the We Wai Kai Elder who demanded that The United Church of Canada apologize for its role in colonization and the loss of Indigenous languages, culture, and spirituality, has passed… continue reading
Mourning and Honouring Alberta Billy" href="/news/mourning-and-honouring-alberta-billy"> Portrait of Alberta Billy
May 24, 2022
Over this past year First Nation, Inuit, and Métis leaders have again shouldered the burden of revealing the hard truths of our shared history.
Moderator’s Message: That the Truth Will Not Be Forgotten" href="/news/moderators-message-truth-will-not-be-forgotten"> Burning Tall white candle in clear glass jar sits on a cloth with the four Indigenous colours of black, white, yellow, and red.
May 20, 2022
The United Church of Canada has written two letters to the Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, urging Canada to work with like-minded countries to hold the government of… continue reading
Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Palestinian Human Rights" href="/news/calls-urgent-action-protect-palestinian-human-rights"> Newspaper clippings
May 18, 2022
All are encouraged to join the Korean Peace Appeal effort!
United Church Korean Network to Host Korea Peace Appeal Story and Song Program" href="/news/united-church-korean-network-host-korea-peace-appeal-story-and-song-program"> Word cloud with words such as Korea, peace, solidarity, unification
May 17, 2022
While it may be tempting to distance the attacks in the US as extreme events taking place solely there, the realities of racism are also ever-present in Canada.
Prayers for Healing, Comfort, and Anti-Racist Action" href="/news/prayers-healing-comfort-and-anti-racist-action"> Exterior of a supermarket with the name Tops in large red letters over the doors and cars parked in front.
April 19, 2022
Leaders of several Canadian denominations and ecumenical bodies have joined the call for peace in Korea and publicly endorse the Korea Peace Appeal campaign as champions.
Ecumenical Leaders champion the Korea Peace Appeal" href="/news/ecumenical-leaders-champion-korea-peace-appeal"> Two hands hold up a sheet of paper printed with four wishes for Korean peace: to end the war, to create a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, to resolve the conflict with dialogue, and to invest in human security and the environment.