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Category: Anti-Racism

The Islington United Church Anti-Racism Working Group is pleased to present a free speaker series in January 2022 on Racism in the Church, designed to educate ourselves and help us take action on racism within our church, the community, and the wider Canadian context. We hope you will join us. For more information and to register: islingtonunited.org

Advent Greetings one and all,     I must admit I struggle with Advent sometimes…this season of waiting….I’m excited for Christmas now!!  I also struggle with the juxtaposition of waiting and the themes for each Sunday: Hope, Peace, Joy and Love.  Waiting to me sounds like a passive word, but we can’t be passive in our search for Hope, Peace, Joy and Love.  Our brothers and sisters in BC and Nova Scotia are not feeling hope or love because others are doing nothing.  Any hope they are feeling is...

Horseshoe Falls Regional Council is having a Sunday Evenings Discussion Group focusing on Indigenous Justice and Reconciliation as a part of an Anti-Racism series. As the discussion group is online, geography is no longer a barrier to participate in events across The United Church of Canada. Horseshoe Falls President Robert Lawson has invited anyone from Western Ontario Waterways to join in. The discussions are twice a month on Sunday evenings from 7-830pm, starting on Sunday January 16th. For...

  The Government of Canada has launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2021-2022 call for proposals (CFP) for community-based projects across Canada. The online application and applicant guide is available on the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). For information, please consult the ESDC Funding Programs page. The deadline to submit applications will be December 21st, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. EST. WHAT’S NEW FOR THE 2021-2022 CALL FOR PROPOSALS? One application...

    Creating Conversation is a video series that features a variety of topics that youth and young adults are keenly interested in exploring further. These short videos have been created so that communities of faith may utilize them in their engagement with youth and young adult ministry. To access the videos, please go to: Creating Conversations - Shining Waters (shiningwatersregionalcouncil.ca) This project is sponsored by the United Church of Canada’s Vison Fund, and was supported...

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 regular phone call if you do not have access to video calls. For more information contact Thérèse Samuel, Minister, Right Relations and Social Justice at TSamuel@united-church.ca. WORKING TOGETHER FOR RIGHT RELATIONS: Networking and...