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2020 Reimbursement Rates for Travel and Pulpit Supply

Video Licensing Information

Good day! EDGE is pleased to offer you the opportunity to obtain a Public Performance Video License at great cost savings for your community of faith!  Public Performance Licenses enable your community of faith to show full-length or clips from movies or...

Charitable Impact Organization

Charitable Impact Organization

Recently we have received several queries about Charitable Impact and its website,https://www.charitableimpact.com.   This organization is a registered charity that links potential donors and their interests, and lists United Church regional councils and...

Atlantic School of Theology – Diploma

Atlantic School of Theology – Diploma

Diploma in Missional Leadership at the Atlantic School of TheologyAre you a leader of a faith community committed to nurturing your own faith, growing in your understanding of the missional context around you, and networking with other ministry leaders?...

Atlantic School of Theology – Diploma

Choir Gowns Available

Lyons Memorial United Church in Gore Bay (Manitoulin Island) has 17 choir gowns for anyone who wants them, free of charge.The colour is royal blue and all gowns have collars with the colours for church seasons.If you are interested in these gowns, please...

Atlantic School of Theology – Diploma

Camp McDougall News

A New Partnership for Summer 2020Emmanuel United Church, Sault Ste. Marie and Camp McDougall Incorporated Ministry, Thessalon have entered into an agreement that would see Rev. Nancy Ferguson serving as the full-time Chaplain for the 2020 camping season....

Atlantic School of Theology – Diploma

NB Area Churches Reach out to Government

As a follow-up to a Book Study on "White Fragility", sponsored by the Mission Cluster of North Bay and area churches, which included a staff person from the Multicultural centre, we were astounded to learn of the multiple experiences of racism here in...

2020 Reimbursement Rates for Travel and Pulpit Supply

Video Licensing from The Edge

EDGE is pleased to offer you the opportunity to obtain a Public Performance Video License at great cost savings for your community of faith! Public Performance Licenses enable your community of faith to show full-length or clips from movies or TV shows for...

First Edition of Bedrock

First Edition of Bedrock

As we make our way as a regional council and experiment with new ways of working, we want to introduce this news bulletin, Bedrock, another component of our new communication plan.  From this point forward, an issue of Bedrock will follow each Executive...

RSS United Church of Canada News

  • Ministry with Children and Youth March 27, 2020
     A message from the Moderator and resources for those who minister with children and youth.
  • Clarification: Ontario churches CAN stream worship from their buildings March 26, 2020
     Clarification: Ontario churches CAN stream worship from their buildings. This modifies the advice we gave on March 25.
  • “We Are All Relatives” March 26, 2020
    The National Indigenous Elders Council has offered the whole church its wisdom and assurance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Closure of Church Buildings in Ontario March 25, 2020
    In Ontario, church buildings (other than some community services that may fall under the social services category) have not been named as essential, so Ontario church buildings must be closed. We interpret this as not allowing even a small number of people in the church to provide virtual worship.   
  • Supporting Staff through the Pandemic March 23, 2020
    With in-person worship being suspended and rental incomes stopped, some communities of faith may be faced with financial concerns Before making any decis.ions about staffing, please contact your regional council to explore options.