“As Christians, we must root out fear, and commit to … practices that help us to ground our actions … in love.” — former Moderator Jordan Cantwell
The United Church is committed to becoming an anti-racist church through a continuous struggle against racism. Find out more about this commitment, including how your community of faith can get involved in worship, study, and reflection.
Executive Starts Work to Become Anti-Racist Denomination
The 43rd General Council’s electronic meeting on June 20,2020, received as new business the proposal Towards an Anti-Racist Denomination.
Black Lives Matter in the United Church
The General Council Executive issued a statement on June 18, 2020, confirming unequivocally that Black Lives Matter to The United Church of…continue reading
Church Leaders Acknowledge the Racism in Their Midst
The Moderator calls the struggle against anti-Black racism to be the work of White members of the church, and the time has come to commit…continue reading
Call for Churches to Do More to Address Anti-Black Racism
Leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada, and The United Church of Canada have issued a joint letter…continue reading
Statement on Attack on Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh
The United Church is profoundly saddened and outraged at the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue.
Choose Faith over Fear: Welcome Asylum Seekers
Racism and Islamophobia practised by individuals and nations continue to destroy God’s beloved community.
Joint Commitment to UN Decade for People of African Descent
Join The United Church of Canada and the United Church of Christ USA in promoting recognition, justice, for people of African descent.…
- Awkward Conversations about Racism (171.38 KB) (PDF)
- Ending Racial Harassment: Creating Healthy Congregations (267.58 KB) (PDF)
- How to Be an Ally: Islamophobia at the Intersections (3.99 MB) (PDF)
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