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Category: Social Justice

This Friday, September 30th is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and also Orange Shirt Day. Wear your orange shirt and remember. Participate in an action for Truth and Reconciliation. For more information click: https://united-church.ca/social-action/act-now/honour-children-who-attended-residential-schools

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...

SAVE THE DATES: ANTIRACISM and the UNITED CHURCH – INTENSIVE WORKSHOP in 2023 Are you interested in furthering your engagement with anti-racism? Save the Dates for this two-session workshop: Tuesdays February 7, 2023 and March 7, 2023 @10:00-11:30 AM EST Feb 7- Part 1: Antiracism Workshop with Selam Debs. March 7- Part 2: Antiracism for the UCC with a UCC BIPOC theologian/racial justice educator. Facilitator TBA. Selam Debs is a Black Ethiopian queer Anti-Racism Coach, Consultant & Trainer...

Here is the Mission Support Grant application for 2023. The deadline for submitting an application is 12:01 am Tuesday September 6th, 2022. Completed application packages can be sent to Kathy Douglas at KDouglas@united-church.ca Upon receiving your email, Kathy will let you know she has your application. If you have not heard from Kathy within 3 working days, please be in touch with her to ensure she received your email. If you have any questions or concerns as you fill out the application,...