PO Box 100, Carlisle, Ontario L0R 1H0 | Phone: 1-833-236-0280 | arwrc@united-church.ca

Regional Council Meeting
Thursday, October 28 – Sunday, October 31

Save the Date – Further details will be forthcoming.

How are you Called to Be the Church as a member of the Antler River Watershed Regional Council?

Fill out the Expression of Interest Form.

Holding and Encouraging Communities of Faith is Antler River Watershed Regional Council’s (ARWRC) purpose statement. ARWRC fulfills this goal in part by connecting communities of faith with one another and with the United Church as a whole.

Election of Members to the Executive and Commissions. The regional council fulfills its responsibilities through the decision-making work of the:

  • Executive-oversight and management of the life of the regional council
  • Covenant Commission—congregational health and change
  • Human Resources Commission—forming and supporting pastoral relationships
  • Mission and Discipleship Commission—equipping for ministry and mission

Details are provided on each in the Governance Handbook, 2021 where the preferred positions to bring the wisdom of diversity to decision-making are outlined and the required balance of lay/ministry personnel is stated.

At the 2021 Spring Meeting, the regional council will fill the following vacancies through the election of new members:

  • Covenant Commission: Must elect 2, at least 1 ministry personnel and 1 lay person. Can elect up to 7.
  • Human Resources Commission: Can elect up to 5.
  • Mission & Discipleship Commission: Must elect 2, at least 1 ministry personnel. Can elect up to 7.
  • Executive: Must elect 2, Can be either ministry personnel or lay person.

These positions are open to anyone who is a full member in good standing in a community of faith within the bounds of the regional council. Current members of executive/commissions whose term is ending can let their name stand for election to another term by completing the Expression of Interest form.

If you would be willing to let your name stand as a nominee for one of these positions, please complete the Expression of Interest Form below by FRIDAY, JUNE 11 at midnight. This information (minus your personal contact details) will be available to regional council members for consideration before voting.

Fill out the Expression of Interest Form.

If you have questions about the work of the Commissions and/or Executive, feel free to contact President Jane Van Patter, or the Commission Chair for more details.

Thank you for your prayerful discernment of how you might serve.