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Reminder on COVID and health regulations

Reminder on COVID and health regulations

The Capital Region of the province of Manitoba ( Winnipeg and several communities in the surrounding area moved back to the ORANGE stage effective Monday September 28, 2020 for at least four weeks or two incubation cycles. There have been questions sent to staff about...

Reminder: be careful with photo copyright!

Reminder: be careful with photo copyright!

...Here are some tips Photos are vital to our websites, social media, worship PowerPoints and much more. They add much to our online ministry and in-person PowerPoints. And they’re sometimes a little too easy to take and share. So please be aware, and follow good...

Background on Remit 1 and voting on it

Background on Remit 1 and voting on it

Remit 1 proposes a simple but very important gender-inclusive change to the language describing who is eligible to be a minister. Please find here a short resource to help voting delegates and the wider church understand how the Remit works; what the proposed change...

National action: Create a universal basic income program

Poverty is a reality for too many Canadians, and can happen very quickly to anyone- as COVID has reminded us. A universal basic income would help address the persistent inequities within our country. Some pandemic-related relief programs (such as CERB) are scheduled...

Current opportunities with Prairie to Pine Regional Council

Current opportunities with Prairie to Pine Regional Council

...are you called? Wondering about a good way to reconnect with wider church work? What work excites you?  What roles could be a fit for the gifts and skills you have to offer? Right now we are looking for people for the opportunities below. There will also be...

Voting on the Affirming vision statement

Voting on the Affirming vision statement

On September 30, 2020, we will gather for the first night of the Regional Gathering. One of the main topics will be the proposed Affirming ministry vision statement,  which must pass by 75% in order for the Prairie to Pine Region to remain an Affirming Ministry. The...

Registration for Prairie to Pine regional meeting now open!

Registration for Prairie to Pine regional meeting now open!

Registration deadline is September 23, 2020 The moment you’ve been waiting for all summer (right?) is now here! Registration for the postponed meeting of our regional council is now open. If you are a delegate or plan to be a visitor, please use this registration...

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...