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Opportunities to serve announcement for your use

Opportunities to serve announcement for your use

It’s that time of year! Please help spread the word in your community of faith and beyond. Below is text for a bulletin or email announcement encouraging members of your community of faith to discern: please include it wherever you can. Encourage people to contact the...

New Wine: Western Intercultural Gathering online this fall

New Wine: Western Intercultural Gathering online this fall

We can’t gather in Calgary as originally planned, but we can come together online, even bigger than before! Join us for part 2 of last year’s cross-Canada gathering of people committed to the United Church’s intercultural vision. Rev. Dr. Eric Law and Tony Snow will...

Opportunities to serve the Regional Council in 2021

Opportunities to serve the Regional Council in 2021

There are over 90 members of Prairie to Pine currently doing work for the Region and the wider church - that is, doing work on our collective behalf. We extend a huge thank you to all of you! The Nominating Committee is now looking at filling the positions of those...

Re-opening buildings: planning and discernment resources

Re-opening buildings: planning and discernment resources

As we discuss opening our buildings to various gatherings and needs, we know that complex discernment and planning that will be necessary before any doors can be opened. Lay leadership and ministry personnel alike need to be part of these conversations. To assist,...

Prairie to Pine 2020 Annual Meeting update and new dates

Prairie to Pine 2020 Annual Meeting update and new dates

Greetings everyone in P2P Region from your annual meeting planning committee and chairperson Betty Kelly. Yes, the Annual Meeting is still going to happen! Before the pandemic paused everything, we were to gather together for the P2P region annual meeting in...

Action invitation: support Universal Basic Income

Action invitation: support Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income: Westworth United Church invites you to add your support Our kin in the Anglican and Evangelical Lutheran Churches recently sent a Bishops’ letter to the government of Canada, expressing grave concern that COVID and its social impacts will only...

Letter on “re-opening” questions from the Executive Minister

Letter on “re-opening” questions from the Executive Minister

Executive Minister Shannon McCarthy has written a letter with general recommendations about re-opening. Please read and share it here. A comprehensive resource from General Council will likely be available next week and we will discuss it together in detail at an open...

Updated emergency financial information

Updated emergency financial information

The national church has updated key information on emergency finances. Your homepage for all COVID related finances is here. Updated information includes a new summary of United Church-related emergency financial options. This includes a bridging loan application form...