United Church Supports Mi’kmaq Treaty Rights

The Moderator and the Executive Minister for Indigenous Ministries and Justice Writes to the Church Regional Council 15 of the United Church of Canada, which has a long history of solidarity with Indigenous peoples asserting their treaty rights, is asking … Continue reading

Evangelical Lutheran and Anglican Leaders Express Concern about Mi’kmaw Lobster Fishing Crisis

Our Leaders Have Written to the Canadian and Nova Scotian Governments Requesting Intervention Leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and the Anglican Church of Canada have written to express urgent and deep concern for the violent situation unfolding … Continue reading

Emancipation Day

August 1, 1834 The Day Slavery Was Abolished in British North America August 1, 1834 is the day the Slavery Abolition Act came into effect, ending slavery throughout most of the British Empire, including in the colonies that would become … Continue reading

United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

This international day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013.  The theme for this year focuses on first responders to human trafficking and how their efforts need to be sustained and replicated.  These are the people who … Continue reading

Faith organizations express concern about Israel’s planned annexation of occupied Palestinian Territories in the West Bank

ELCIC reports on a joint letter to the Government of Canada, an ecumenical statement, and a webinar Evangelical Lutheran Church In Canada and Canadian Lutheran World Relief write joint letter to the Minister for Foreign Affairs opposing proposed annexation of … Continue reading

National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21st

A Letter from the Leadership of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada In a letter from Indigenous Archbishop Mark MacDonald, Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Linda Nichols, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, … Continue reading

United Against Racism – An On-line Worship Service

Sunday, June 14th at 4 – 5 pm Pacific Time Black Lives Matter to the United Church of Canada We have participated in demonstrations. Letters have been written and statements have been made. Now it is time to worship together … Continue reading

Church Leaders Acknowledge the Racism in Their Midst

Our Three Denominations Issue a Joint Letter In response to the demonstrations across the United States and Canada in the wake of the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, … Continue reading