United Church Members Are Being Asked To Sign A Pledge For Medicare

Toronto: For 60 years The United Church of Canada has advocated in support of universal health care. Now the church is calling on its members to sign the Medicare Pledge launched by the Canadian Health Coalition, a public advocacy organization dedicated to the … Continue reading

Full Communion Discussion with United Church of Christ Begins

Representatives from The United Church of Canada and the United Church of Christ are meeting in Toronto this week to begin formal conversations toward a Full Communion Agreement. The two denominations have long-established working relationships in North America and globally. … Continue reading

Churches Respond to Disaster in the Philippines Caused by Typhoon Haiyan

All three denominations now have on-line information about their responses to the disaster in the Philippines as well as information about how individuals may help.  The Canadian government is matching individual donations received by many charities, including our three denominations, … Continue reading

Letter from Bishop Greg encouraging participation in the Walk for Reconciliation

In a letter to congregations and Rostered Ministers of the BC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Bishop Greg recognizes that while the “Lutheran church was not directly involved in operating residential schools, as members of the Canadian … Continue reading

Syrian Refugee Relief Appeals

All three denominations have established relief funds for Syrian refugees through their mission organizations.  Individuals who wish to donate can contribute directly to a denomination or put your donation in with your offering, clearly marking your envelope for the amount … Continue reading

“A Step Along the Path” – marking the 20th Anniversary of the Anglican Church’s apology to residential school survivors

On August 6th, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, marked the 20th anniversary of Archbishop Michael Peers’ apology to the survivors of residential schools with this statement. In it, Hiltz states “Then and there the apology was … Continue reading