News https://united-church.ca/ en Fri, 24 May 2024 05:06:57 -0400 Wed, 22 May 2024 16:07:57 -0400 <a href="/news/national-church-leaders-call-peace-palestine-and-israel" hreflang="en">National Church Leaders Call for Peace in Palestine and Israel</a> https://united-church.ca/news/national-church-leaders-call-peace-palestine-and-israel National Canadian church leaders, including Moderator the Right Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, marched on Parliament Hill in Ottawa today in a call for peace in Palestine and Israel. Wed, 22 May 24 16:07:57 -0400 News <a href="/news/there-place-all" hreflang="en">There Is a Place for All</a> https://united-church.ca/news/there-place-all For months, humanitarian agencies have sounded the alarm against any military offensive in Rafah, where thousands who have been displaced multiple times are forced to seek shelter. Wed, 15 May 24 14:12:26 -0400 News <a href="/news/canadian-church-leaders-walk-parliament-hill-sustained-gaza-ceasefire" hreflang="en">Canadian Church Leaders Walk to Parliament Hill for Sustained Gaza Ceasefire</a> https://united-church.ca/news/canadian-church-leaders-walk-parliament-hill-sustained-gaza-ceasefire Leaders from several national churches will converge on Parliament Hill on May 22, urging for a ceasefire in Palestine and Israel. Wed, 15 May 24 07:36:01 -0400 News <a href="/news/united-church-anglicans-and-presbyterians-sign-lease-national-office-space" hreflang="en">United Church, Anglicans, and Presbyterians sign lease on national office space</a> https://united-church.ca/news/united-church-anglicans-and-presbyterians-sign-lease-national-office-space Rich tradition and collaboration bring national offices of The United Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada, and The Presbyterian Church in Canada under one roof. Thu, 09 May 24 09:00:00 -0400 News <a href="/news/moderators-pentecost-message-2024" hreflang="en">Moderator’s Pentecost Message 2024</a> https://united-church.ca/news/moderators-pentecost-message-2024 In her Pentecost message, Moderator Carmen Lansdowne shares how Spirit is interceding in our lives, stoking the winds of change. May we feel the winds of God on our faces and the flames of Pentecost… continue reading Mon, 06 May 24 09:00:00 -0400 News <a href="/news/flourishing-halifax-inspires-one-team-identify-gaps-health-care" hreflang="en">Flourishing Halifax inspires one team to identify gaps in health care</a> https://united-church.ca/news/flourishing-halifax-inspires-one-team-identify-gaps-health-care Flourishing Halifax keynote address helped one team envision connections between health care and dementia-friendly communities. Mon, 29 Apr 24 14:22:47 -0400 News <a href="/news/strengthening-invitation-place-table-stars-ice" hreflang="en">Strengthening Invitation to a Place at the Table with Stars on Ice</a> https://united-church.ca/news/strengthening-invitation-place-table-stars-ice In a rare opportunity, The United Church of Canada has partnered with the 2024 Stars on Ice tour as part of our strategic plan to Strengthen Invitation. Thu, 25 Apr 24 17:11:32 -0400 News <a href="/news/moderator-joining-gaza-ceasefire-pilgrimage" hreflang="en">Moderator Joining Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage</a> https://united-church.ca/news/moderator-joining-gaza-ceasefire-pilgrimage Moderator Carmen Lansdowne is joining the Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage and encourages everyone who can to join the pilgrimage in Ottawa on May 22. Wed, 17 Apr 24 12:00:00 -0400 News <a href="/news/gaza-ceasefire-what-you-can-do" hreflang="en">Gaza Ceasefire: What You Can Do</a> https://united-church.ca/news/gaza-ceasefire-what-you-can-do Mobilize for a just peace in Palestine and Israel. If you’re not sure what you can do, this list can help focus your efforts. Wed, 17 Apr 24 12:00:00 -0400 News <a href="/news/international-organizations-condemn-court-ruling-santa-marta-five" hreflang="en">International Organizations Condemn Court Ruling on Santa Marta Five</a> https://united-church.ca/news/international-organizations-condemn-court-ruling-santa-marta-five In a preliminary court hearing, judge upholds politically motivated charges against United Church partners in El Salvador. Thu, 11 Apr 24 16:06:23 -0400 News