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Category: Global Community

It is my pleasure to introduce your new Community of Faith Stewardship Support staff, The Rev. Brenna Baker. As a member of the General Council Philanthropy Unit, Brenna will be serving Western Ontario Waterways, Antler River Watershed, and Horseshoe Falls regions Brenna has been in ministry in the United Church for 11 years, having joined us from the Presbyterian Church, USA. Spending some time in a rural Saskatchewan community of faith, most recently she has been serving Erindale United...

This summer, Joy Kennedy, with pictures from her own neighbourhood created not one, but two meditations on trees. The first meditation is approximately 16 minutes long and could be used in place of a message during worship, as part of a study on climate justice, or for your own personal reflection. The second mediation is 11 minutes long and would be great for a study and for your own personal reflection. Thanks, Joy, for sharing your passion and talents with our Regions! Blessed be the tree!...

INSTALLATION: Sunday, August 7, 2022 Nominations closed for 44th Moderator of The United Church of Canada on June 17. The United Church of Canada requires an election process for Moderator, so the nominee, the Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, Kwisa’lakw, attended the election on July 23 ..... and the Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, Kwisa’lakw, will be installed on August 7, 2022. Learn more about the nominee in this biographical statement. For those unable to attend in person, the event will be...

Attend a national gathering for peace, justice & human rights in Palestine Israel! The United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine/Israel (UNJPPI) is a country-wide network of people, many connected with the United Church of Canada, who are concerned about justice and peace in Palestine/Israel. We focus on advocacy, education to uphold human rights and justice in the region. Every year, UNJPPI organizes a national gathering. Now that pandemic restrictions have eased up we are...

Antler River Watershed Regional Council Members Let Sunflower Seeds of Hope Abound in ARWRC Sunflowers! The national flower of Ukraine. When explorers returning home from North America brought sunflower seeds with them, the seeds were planted in the rich dark soil of Ukraine where they flourished. While other fats and oils used for cooking were forbidden by the Orthodox Church during Lent, the oil from sunflower seeds found its way into Ukrainian cooking and culture. Throughout Ukraine’s...