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Love and Justice Gathering
November 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - November 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
We are inviting the Canadian Shield and the Shining Waters Regional Councils to participate in an online gathering November 3-7 to celebrate the Love and Justice Ministries of The United Church of Canada
The United Church of Canada’s Church in Mission Unit is planning an online gathering to lift up opportunities for United Church people and communities to ENGAGE! in the many and diverse ministries of love and justice of the church. It’s essential that the event foreground the life, work, witness and discipleship of United Church of Canada global partners.
The ENGAGE! Love and Justice gathering will move through 5 daily themes, with worship, keynote speakers, workshops, and interactive booths. The event will use the Whova online event platform accessible by desktop, laptop, or mobile device. The daily themes are:
Engage deep spirituality
Engage daring justice
Engage courageous community
Engage bold discipleship
1. Register and receive information: Register at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-united-church-of-canada/events/engage-love-and-justice-ministries-of-the-united-church-of-canada/
2. Set up a Whova “booth”
All United Church global partners and Regional Councils are invited to set up Whova virtual booth. A “booth” is an online space that can hold a brief description of your organization’s mission and ministry, and share photos, video, presentations, or handouts that event participants can access when they “enter” the online booth. Whova booths will be visible to all attendees throughout the event, and look like the image below. Attendees will have the opportunity to leave chat messages with your organization at the booth. We recommend that someone from your organization checks in to the booth once per day during the event to see what chats have happened and respond, if able.
To set up a booth, please input your information into the form linked here:
If you have any questions about setting up a booth, please email email@example.com. A United Church staff person will be in contact to guide you through the process to become a Whova “Exhibitor.”
3. Join us!
To ENGAGE! Love and Justice worship, keynotes, workshops and to visit other booths.
Follow-up and Timelines
Please let them know by October 8, 2021 if you would like to set up a booth. Organizers ask that the material for booths be uploaded by October 20, 2021.
We look forward to gathering to worship, learn, build community, and recognize who and
whose we are. Let us celebrate and ENGAGE Love and Justice! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.