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Apply for Youth Forum 2018 by November 3

Looking for youth 15 to 18 years as of July 2018, who are leaders in their home congregation and/or the wider church and have an interest in learning about the changing structure of the United Church, how policies and proposals are developed and submitted, and how...

Introducing Iridesce

My name is Aaron Miechkota, and I'm writing as the Project Coordinator of Iridesce: The Living Apology Project.  You may be aware that at the General Council 42, the Church voted to have a national project originally named "The Living Apology Project". This motion...

Moderator Jordan Cantwell tours Conference

United Church of Canada Moderator Jordan Cantwell spent five days in Alberta in early October travelling from Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary and Lethbridge. Unfortunately, scheduling conflicts for the Moderator meant she was unable to be in Whitehorse. Photos are from...

Update on Canyon Church Camp

After last month’s forest fire in Waterton National Park, the United Church of Canada’s Canyon Church Camp sustained significant damage. Camp Board Member Christina Whittmire reports on the latest news on the camp, the Board’s plans for the future and some hopes for...

Reflections on Racism & Awkward Conversations

An Awkward Conversation: Race, Discrimination and the United Church of Canada's Mission took place in Edmonton on October 4-6.  Thank you to Rev. Alwin Maben, Rev. Monica Rosborough and Rev. Jun-Hyok Chon for offering reflections on the three-day event. From Rev....

Dr. Yamashita on Racism

An Awkward Conversation was the name of a symposium on Racism in the church that was held October 4-6 at the Providence Renewal Centre in Edmonton. The planning and local arrangements were made by members of the Conference Intercultural Ministry Committee and the...

Graves of four children marked with memorial

By Cecile Fausak On Thursday, September 28, the Remembering the Children Society hosted the unveiling of a memorial to remember four teenagers who died at the Red Deer Industrial School in 1918. It was a residential school run by the Methodist church, now part of The...

Commissioners approve four motions in re-structuring

General Council 42 Commissioners from across the country took part in a nation-wide, electronic meeting on Saturday, September 30. This article is from United Church of Canada website, Remit Section and summarizes the meeting's results. We thank our ANW Conference...

Yamashita writes on Edmonton Attacks and Vegas shootings

By Dr. Kathy Yamashita On Saturday night, September 30th, a Somali refugee was taken into custody for an attack upon a police officer and four pedestrians in Edmonton.  He had been investigated previously for espousing extremism and an alliance with Islamic state. My...

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