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

Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council

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About WOWRC

The Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council (WOWRC) came into existence on January 1, 2019.

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What We Believe

United Church faith communities welcome people from all backgrounds and orientations.

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Staff Directory

Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council Staff profiles and contact info.

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Executive

Members of the Executive  of Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council.

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Vaccine Passports

Vaccine Passports

Several communities of faith have inquired if the vaccine passport being instituted in Ontario applies to them. The legal advice the regional council has received to date is that communities of faith do not have grounds to request this information.  Privacy...

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Right Relations Events

Right Relations Events

RIGHT RELATIONS EVENTS 2021 The following Right Relations events are all being offered by Antler River Watershed, Horseshoe Falls, Western Ontario Waterways regions of the United Church of Canada. Please note that you are able to call into the Zoom meetings with a...

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Becoming Nakuset

Becoming Nakuset

Becoming Nakuset The Story of a Sixties Scoop Survivor September 8, 2021  7:00pm - 8:30pm ET   /   4:00pm - 5:30pm PT On September 8th “Becoming Nakuset” will be hosted by United in Learning in partnership with Indigenous Ministries and Justice and Shining Waters...

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Call for Delegates passionate about Climate Crisis

Call for Delegates passionate about Climate Crisis

The United Church, in conjunction with For the Love of Creation, is searching for delegates to form a virtual delegation for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26). The four COP26 goals set by the host countries UK and Italy are a step change in...

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Appeal for Haiti

Appeal for Haiti

The United Church of Canada is in contact with Mission & Service partners in Haiti to find out how we can support their communities. Make a gift to support immediate needs including emergency shelter, clean water, and food. We are also asking for prayers for our...

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Take Action for Palestinian Children

Take Action for Palestinian Children

On July 23rd, the Israeli military shot 17-year old Mohammad Munir Mohammad Tamimi(opens in a new tab) in the back. He died after hours of surgery. On July 28th, Israeli soldiers shot and killed 11-year old Mohammad Mo’ayyad Bahjat Abu Sara(opens in a new tab) while...

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Ecumenical Service Celebrating Emancipation

Ecumenical Service Celebrating Emancipation

A special worship service was created with ecumenical and interfaith leadership for August 1, 2021, the first federally recognized Emancipation Day throughout Canada. Emancipation Day we remember that on August 1, 1834 when the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 came into...

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Stewardship & Gifts

Generosity is our response to God’s call to be compassionate disciples. Together, the people of the United Church live out Jesus’ vision and values by caring for each other and the world. Each and every day, we join God’s life-changing mission to make ourselves, our community and our world more peaceful, just and loving for everyone. “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” (John 10:10b)

Events

  1. Caring for the Caregiver

    Caring for the Caregiver

    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. TUCC Heart and Vision

    TUCC Heart & Vision

    October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
  3. Youth Mental Health

    October 19 @ 7:00 pm
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    Fall Regional Council Meeting

    November 12 - November 14

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Dear ministry colleagues:I'm inquiring if any of you have a copy of the 'Service Book for Ministers' (1968/9?) that you would be willing to part with? There are some resources within it I'd like to use. Please respond here or PM me. Thank you. ... See MoreSee Less
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OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE in K-W area with DIVEST WATERLOO and CROW SHIELD LODGE You are invited to participate in Divest Waterloo's final food forest build of the season at Crow Shield Lodge (1044 Christner Rd, New Hamburg). A team of volunteers will be planting at the lodge on Saturday September 25th, and they need your help! You would work alongside the helpers at the lodge to plant their fedge and work together towards solidarity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.Crow Shield Lodge has as their mission "to walk alongside those who are in need of healing. Through Indigenous land-based healing and education they offer connection and belonging to a community dedicated to responsible land stewardship."We will start the build at 10am, and continue until we are done. We have a lot of plants, but with many hands, we hope to be finished by mid-afternoon.Once you confirm your interest and availability by emailing Laura Hamilton (laura@divestwaterloo.ca), you will receive directions and more details about the day.This project is powerful not only because it naturalizes landscape, creates habitat and attracts native pollinators with low-maintenance, drought-tolerant native species but also because it builds community and by supporting ongoing engagement with the land that sustains us, it has the potential to change the relationships that citizens across the region have each other and with our ecosystem. These are all critical elements of resilience in the face of the climate crisis.**Divest Waterloo is the KW chapter of Faith and the Common Good (FCG): a national interfaith network composed of people who share a calling to protect our ecosystem and a passion for community service. We work collectively to raise awareness and encourage action to ensure that all living beings, including future generations, have access to clean air and water, toxic-free living environments, and a life-supporting climate. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

An EDGEy conversation with Charles MacDonald, Huron Shores United Church, Grand Bend, ON and the work they are doing to engage the community!youtu.be/tZ-r9p0x-kI ... See MoreSee Less
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The regional online clergy gatherings will resume next week. The WOW gathering will take place on Thursday, Sept. 23, beginning at 2 pm. I invite you to come for a time of information sharing and conversation with colleagues. ... See MoreSee Less
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Western Ontario Waterways Ontario Regional Council
PO Box 100, Carlisle
Ontario L0R 1H0

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Courier Address

Western Ontario Waterways Ontario Regional Council
1552 Highway #6, Waterdown
Ontario L8N 2Z7