Providing Relief Support to Lebanon

Here’s How You Can Help Our three denominations’ relief agencies are already working with their partners in Lebanon to determine how to best assist the people of Beirut after the deadly and devastating explosion on August 4th.  Until August 24th, … 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 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

Vancouver Japanese United Church Archives Website is Live!

Enduring Faith . . . Through hardship and joy, the story of Vancouver’s Japanese United Church Vancouver Japanese United Church and the Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives are pleased to announce the launch of our new website: Enduring Faith… Through … Continue reading

Ecumenical Letter Written to the Government of Canada

A Call to Canada to Uphold International Law and the Rights of Palestinians Our three denominations are signatories to an ecumenical letter to the Foreign Affairs Minister, François-Philippe Champagne, expressing with great concern Canada’s silence regarding the plans of the … Continue reading

Tragedy in Nova Scotia

We Grieve and Stand Vigil Individuals, congregations, and communities across Canada struggle with responding to the deaths of twenty-two, one of whom was pregnant, that began late on Saturday, April 18th and ended late in the morning on Sunday, April … Continue reading

A Call for Action

Protect the Workers Who Make Our Clothes ~ from a United Church of Canada Facebook post on April 24th Today marks the seventh anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh. Canada’s unions and civil society organizations are … Continue reading