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Latest News Posts

Enroute to Region 2’s New Name

By Rev. Leigh Sinclair The Regional Commission for Region #2 is so grateful for the many name submissions we received.  We also were delighted that so many of them had similar words and themes. Here are the top five to choose from.  Please vote once and by November...

About Racism: Our Church is a microcosm of society

ANW Conference President Dr. Kathy Yamashita spoke these words at the close of the September 27-28th’s Intercultural Ministry Education Event in Edmonton. You’ll find more Intercultural Ministry Education Reflections here About racism in the United Church: Our church...

Update from Region 3: Chinook Winds

By Rev. Helen Reed We have a name! After reviewing all of the names that have been forwarded to us, the Commission recognized a surprisingly clear pattern emerging. Thank you to all who took the time to share your inspiration with us. We are now to be known as...

Creativity with United Church Crest in Canmore

By Rev. Greg Wooley When General Council 41 in 2012 decided to make changes to the United Church Crest, it called for some significant changes at Ralph Connor Memorial United Church in Canmore, AB, as the Church crest is prominently displayed outside our Church, and...

I see through privileges. They are like cataracts

Rev. Alan Richards was asked by the Intercultural Standing Committee to give a theological reflection halfway through the education event on September 27. The following comes from his carefully scribbled notes. You'll find more reflections from participants here. I...

A New Spiritual Adventure of an Intercultural Minister

Rev. Dr OhWang Kwon is minister at Knox United Church, Consort, AB and wrote the following reflection following attending the September 27-28th’s Intercultural Ministry Education Event in Edmonton. You’ll find more Intercultural Ministry Education Reflections here...

Multicultural = No Casseroles!

Karen Dingwall is a member of Robert McClure Church in Calgary and wrote the following reflection following attending the September 27-28th’s Intercultural Ministry Education Event in Edmonton. You’ll find more Intercultural Ministry Education Reflections here Three...