Bill C-262 – The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act

Senate Visit On March 19 and 20, representatives of the United, Presbyterian, and Anglican churches, Canadian Friends Service Committee and Mennonite Central Committee Canada visited with Canadian senators to discuss the urgent need to pass Bill C-262 (The United Nations … Continue reading

Relief for Those Impacted by Cyclone Idai

Each of Our Denominations Has a Way to Respond Note that the Federal Government is Matching Donations Until April 14th Canadian Lutheran World Relief Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) has joined other leading Canadian organizations in an appeal to support … Continue reading

Emotions Abound Upon Hearing the News of the Shootings of Muslim Worshippers in New Zealand

On March 15th, news broke of shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.  We join with people world-wide in expressing our horror and grief.  Individually and collectively, we pray for all those that have been impacted by this event. … Continue reading

Statement on Attack on Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh

The United Church is profoundly saddened and outraged at the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue. ~ from The United Church Website, published on October 29th and modified on October 31st The United Church of Canada is profoundly saddened … Continue reading

Responses to Situation in Syria by International Church Organizations

Statement by the LWF President and General Secretary on the escalation of military conflict in Syria In a statement issued in Geneva on April 14th, LWF President Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa and General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge, on … Continue reading

Moderator Addresses Racism, Privilege after Stanley Verdict

A Letter in Response to the Colten Boushie Case Friends in Christ: On Friday, February 9, 2018, The United Church of Canada posted a response to the good news that Bill C-262, an act to harmonize Canadian law with the … Continue reading