Emergencies at Home and around the Globe

The United Church of Canada Offers Ways to Respond The United Church of Canada is monitoring several situations around the world where people are facing the effects of extreme weather events. Please join us in praying for those impacted by these events, … Continue reading

Churches Call for Dialogue and Nonviolent Resolution with North Korea

World Council of Churches Reports on the Work of Member Churches In an August 17th post on the World Council of Churches’ website, concern for the situation developing between North Korea and the United States is voiced.   As the … Continue reading

Indigenous Peoples, Water Security, and an Oil Pipeline

Stand with Standing Rock A Call for Prayer from the Office of the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada Providing the context of a protest of the building of an oil pipeline in … Continue reading

United Church Moderator’s Easter Message

Moderator Jordan Cantwell Presents Her Easter Message In El Salvador The Moderator sends her Easter message to the church this year from El Salvador where she is attending a conference on reconciliation and peace inspired by Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation … Continue reading

United Church Welcomes TRC Final Report

On December 15, 2015, the Moderator of The United Church of Canada, the Right Rev. Jordan Cantwell, attended an event in Ottawa to mark the release of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report. Speaking at the gathering, Cantwell delivered … Continue reading

United for Reconciliation

Moderator Gary Paterson Reflects on the Closing Ceremonies of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission After six years of travelling the country and listening to and gathering up the stories of thousands of survivors of Indian Residential Schools, and the stories … Continue reading

Call for a Review of the Columbia River Treaty

Lutheran and Anglican leaders write to Prime Minister Harper and President Obama Leaders of the four Lutheran and Anglican churches in full communion in Canada and the United States: National Bishop Susan Johnson (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada), Archbishop Fred … Continue reading