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Letter in support of Rev Lee

Letter in support of Rev Lee

Click here for a PDF version of this letter.  For further background on the situation facing Rev Lee, please click here. Dear Rev. Lee Dong Hwan, May the peace of Christ be with you. We are writing on behalf of the Equity and Diversity Committee for Prairie to Pine,...

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Online Book Launch: Thriving Churches

Online Book Launch: Thriving Churches

February 23, 7:30 p.m. EST, with authors Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd and Tammy Allan Thriving Churches identifies characteristics shared by successful churches and common spiritual attributes that connect to the early churches, as described in scripture. Filled with...

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Update on Bill C-15 and the United Church

Update on Bill C-15 and the United Church

Following discussions with the National Indigenous Council and the Elders Council, the United Church of Canada has not signed on to the ecumenical campaign supporting the federal Bill C-15 on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Both the Council and...

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Voting at your online annual meeting

Voting at your online annual meeting

Voting by ‘ballot’ on Zoom or Email Many people are asking about voting by secret ballot at congregational annual meetings. There’s a very good resource library on this question and others on the Shining Waters Regional Council website. Executive Minister Shannon...

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Prairie to Pine Weekly News

Prairie to Pine Weekly News

Information that you would like included in the Weekly News should be sent to Cherry through this email by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays: PrairietoPine@united-church.ca   NOTE: We will be aiming to send out the Weekly News on Wednesdays. Please click here to join our mailing...

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Advent’s Lament: A Blue Christmas worship gathering

Advent’s Lament: A Blue Christmas worship gathering

December 9, 2020   7:30pm ET / 4:30pm PT Christmas can often be a difficult time for many of us. Usually, the world is in a grand celebratory mode, and doesn't make much space for people who are grieving, or are feeling sadness, anxiety, frustration, or loss. Many...

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Petition: upholding human rights in the Philippines

Petition: upholding human rights in the Philippines

United Church support for petition: upholding human rights in the Philippines The United Church of Canada and the United Church of Christ in the Philippines have a long and rich history of partnership, shared ministry, and justice advocacy. Filipino communities and...

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Final reminders about 2020 assessments!

Final reminders about 2020 assessments!

Our finance administrator, Heather Dootoff, has some important reminders about assessments and charitable returns. (Because we all know how much fun we have with year end finances.) Earlier in 2020 the Canada Revenue Agency extended the deadline for submission of the...

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