PO Box 100, Carlisle, Ontario L0R 1H0 | Phone: 1-833-236-0280 | wowrc@united-church.ca
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Thank you for the care and attention you have given to an ever-evolving situation. It is difficult to face another round of uncertainty with the increase in Covid cases and the spread of the Omicron variant. Some communities of faith are re-examining their policies and re-considering their plans for Advent and Christmas. As a starting point, check with your local health unit. Each health unit sets regulations based on transmission rates in their jurisdiction. Many health units have specific...

photo courtesy of Dan Kiefer via Unsplash The Regional Council Office will be closed December 24th through to January 3rd. Staff will not be responding to email or phone messages during that time. However, should you have an urgent, emergency situation, you can call 1-833-236-0280, ext 2 and leave a message. This voicemailbox will be checked regularly over the Christmas break. Please note that many of the regional council staff are on holiday during the month of December and the first week of...

Highlights of the Fall Meeting "Resurrected not Resuscitated" President Mark Laird’s theme, “Resurrected Not Resuscitated” came to life in the opening session as participants entered into the chat what brings them joy, and lifted their symbol of new life for a final screenshot.  Technical issues prevented small groups on Friday evening but the problem was resolved for the Saturday sessions ensuring regional council representatives had time to talk with one another. The first opportunity...

"Resurrection not Resuscitation" Friday, November 12 - Saturday, November 13 Dear Friends, We are at a new place in the life of the church.  That probably could be said any year in history.  We keep evolving as the church, we are a resurrection people, we believe in new life, not the same life continued. Join us online as we meet as Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council to celebrate the new life we have found in our congregations, to lament the ways, people and buildings have been lost to...