June 04, 2021
Message to the people of The United Church of Canada from the Moderator and the Rev. Murray Pruden.
Response to Kamloops Residential School Graves Discovery" href="/news/response-kamloops-residential-school-graves-discovery"> A woman dressed in orange kneels in front of the Victoria legislature steps, where children's shoes have been lined up.
May 31, 2021
As news came on May 28, 2021, that the remains of 215 children were found in a mass unmarked grave on the grounds of the former Kamloops Residential School, we entered into a time of mourning for… continue reading
Kamloops Residential School: A Time for Mourning and Support" href="/news/kamloops-residential-school-time-mourning-and-support"> Rocks on the ground in the shape of the number 215
May 19, 2021
Palestinian Christians call on Christians worldwide for solidarity and action.
Palestinian Christians urge solidarity this Pentecost" href="/news/palestinian-christians-urge-solidarity-pentecost"> Two Palestinian women hold up candles and signs at a protest. One of the signs reads Will You Free My Palestine.
May 13, 2021
The United Church of Canada of Canada calls on the Canadian government to exert diplomatic pressure on the Colombia government immediately.
Police violence against Colombian protestors must end now" href="/news/police-violence-against-colombian-protestors-must-end-now"> A man walks past a line of photos of people who have been killed during the Colombian protests of April-May 2021
May 12, 2021
The United Church of Canada joins other churches and organizations deploring the violence rocking Palestine and Israel, calling for negotiation over bombs and guns.
A call to stop the violence" href="/news/call-stop-violence"> People run from an explosion at nighttime near the Damascus Gate, Jerusalem
April 09, 2021
The United Church of Canada joins with others around the world in mourning the death of Prince Philip.
Death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh" href="/news/death-his-royal-highness-duke-edinburgh"> Prince Philip sitting in a carriage in 2017
April 07, 2021
United Church leaders and members are invited to register for the Moderator’s Town Halls to give input into the strategic plan.
Add your input on the church’s strategic direction" href="/news/add-your-input-churchs-strategic-direction"> Metal weather vane made up of an arrow and north, south, east, west arrows against a blue sky
March 24, 2021
United Church joins collective Canadian action as human rights situation deteriorates in the Philippines.
Growing alarm as human rights abuses worsen in Philippines" href="/news/growing-alarm-human-rights-abuses-worsen-philippines"> People on street hold up banners protesting human rights abuses in the Philippines
March 09, 2021
Twenty-five Canadian civil society groups including The United Church of Canada have written to Prime Minister Trudeau to call for an end to the government’s complicit silence regarding the social… continue reading
Silence of Canadian Government on Crisis in Haiti Must End" href="/news/silence-canadian-government-crisis-haiti-must-end"> Image: Huge crowds flood the street demanding the resignation of the Haitian president,in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb. 28, 2021
March 09, 2021
The Young Black Scholarship Program project is part of the United Church’s commitment to the UN International Decade for People of African Descent. Meet the six participants who will be researching… continue reading
Young Black Scholarship Program Participants Announced" href="/news/young-black-scholarship-program-participants-announced"> Image: collage of six photos of young Black people who will be researching Black experiences in Canadian churches