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Category: Indigenous Justice

MISSION SUPPORT GRANTS 2025 The Discipleship and Justice Commission for your region is now welcoming applications for the 2025 Mission Support granting cycle. Application forms can be found under “resources” on your regional council’s website. Please use the 2025 form and include all relevant information, even if it was included in previous applications.   Quick Link here: https://wowrcucc.ca/mission-support-grants/   This year we have also included a checklist to help you ensure...

Dear Elders and members of the National Indigenous Council, We are writing to let you know that Remit 1 has passed.  All 16 regional councils, the National Indigenous Council, and 80% of pastoral charges participated in this vote on establishing an autonomous Indigenous organization within the United Church of Canada.  This includes 81% of active Indigenous pastoral charges.  This news will be posted on the United Church and General Council 44 websites and shared on social media this morning....

Welcome Mark Laird, Executive Minister to Antler River Watershed, Horseshoe Falls and Western Ontario Waterways Regional Councils and a Lenten message. Send messages of welcome to MLaird@United-Church.ca https://youtu.be/UJCDM_QbTDM

Spring 2024 Tri-Regional Council Meeting When: Friday, May 24th to Sunday, May 26th, 2024 Where: Unifor Family Education Centre, Port Elgin Theme: Life Together Speaker: The Right Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, UCC Moderator In-Person Registration: Registration information you need to...

For the remit vote, we are glad to hear that many of you are having conversations about the remit at your congregational meetings. Please also make sure your congregations understand that this is not something the congregation can vote on. The remit vote must be made by the pastoral charge governing body (Board or Council) and cannot be delegated to the congregation. The Board/Council members should vote according to their own discernment. That being said, it is great for the congregation to...

Details we know so far: Time will be designated for each individual Regional Council to meet separately. Each Regional Council will be electing their GC45 Commissioners, President Elect and slate of Executive/Commission members. Friday May 24: 2 PM start & Friday evening The Right Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne will speak Saturday, May 25: All day. Includes Celebration of Ministries Service in the afternoon Sunday, May 26: 9 AM to Noon: Includes Honouring of Retirees, Jubilands, In Memoriam,...

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