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Category: LGBTQIA+ and Two-Spirit people

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,...

Greetings, It has come to our attention that material considered a hate crime in Canada is reaching some of our congregations this week. We are saddened to note that this is coming during a time when we are preparing to celebrate the arrival of the Christ in our midst. The hate mail received this week has included a letter with disturbing messages and a USB key. It has come from the United States and may have a Customs declaration that it is a “gift.” If you receive mail that you suspect to be...

The Western Ontario Waterways Fall Regional Council begins at 4:00pm on Thursday September 28th online. 📣📣📣 Here is a link to meeting materials, Workbook, livestream, worship service and more. (Please refer to your registration confirmation email for the Zoom link): https://wowrcucc.ca/events/regional-council-meeting/ This is the schedule for the sessions of the Regional Council Meeting: WOW Fall Regional Meetings will be on ZOOM: We Are One – Living into Right...

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From the Desk of the Regional Council Presidents September, 2023 Dear ARW, HF and WOW Regional Councils, We hope this message finds you well and having enjoyed a relaxing and restorative summer. It is with mixed emotions that we announce the resignation of our Executive Minister,  Cheryl-Ann Stadelbauer-Sampa. Cheryl-Ann is currently on a three- month sabbatical, but she will be leaving us in January to begin a two-year contract offered to her by General Secretary Michael Blair. There she will...