Monthly Archives: July 2013

EWN consultation calls for universal access to water and sanitation

A statement issued at the World Council of Churches (WCC) consultation calls on churches, governments and the United Nations to ensure universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene, while placing access to water prominently on their post-2015 agendas. The Church … Continue reading

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Calgary Truth and Reconciliation Commission Community Hearing postponed

The TRC Community Hearing for Calgary, originally scheduled for July 30, 31 in the Carriage House Inn, has been postponed in order to give area First Nations and others more time to recover from recent flooding.  It is anticipated that the event will be … Continue reading

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Full Communion Between the United Church of Christ, USA & UCCan Being Studied

The General Secretary of the United Church of Canada, Nora Sanders, has issued a message to the church’s General Council to annonce that the General Synod of the United Church of Christ (USA) has accepted the United Church of Canada … Continue reading

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TURNing Over Tables: Uncovering Hope

When:  October 17, 2013 – October 20, 2013 Where:  Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy (near Quebec City), Quebec, Canada Cost:  $400—includes registration, accommodation, meals, and main source of travel Drawing on the biblical image of Jesus overturning tables in the temple, the United Church’s second national justice gathering … Continue reading

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Update from the Council and Staff at High River United Church

Hello everyone- We have some good news to report from High River: the United Church building is now accessible and volunteers from High River and other congregations in Southern Alberta are working hard to get the building cleaned up, salvage … Continue reading

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Prayer for Alberta – From Alberta & Northwest Conference

Greetings to All in Alberta and Northwest Conference: Flooding in southern Alberta has displaced more than 175,000 people and has extensively damaged and destroyed property, vital infrastructure and public works.  We have been communicating with the churches in our Conference … Continue reading

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