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Living Into Right Relations - Bill C-262

 Take action now to support the adoption of Bill C-262, Romeo Saganash's private members bill which aims to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of... Read More

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Hurricane Irma - Relief Efforts

The United Church works with several churches and agencies throughout the Caribbean region. Our membership in the global ACT Alliance provides multiple ways for the church to assist people affected by Hurricane... Read More

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Prayer for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women Inquiry

Great and Holy Mystery, Comforter, Advocate, Receive our prayers at this sacred time for the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirited people They have waited for a very long time to... Read More

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Welcome Victor Villangca - Our New Custodian

We welcome Victor Villangca, who started September 1st as our new custodian.  Please take the opportunity to introduce yourselves to him and welcome him personnally Read More

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Dialogue Needed on Korean Peninsula

The United Church supports its global partners’ efforts to encourage dialogue and diplomacy, instead of dangerous rhetoric and military action. Published on  August 10, 2017 At this time of heightened tension... Read More

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Support Refugees Fleeing the United States

I see the face of God in refugees’ faces… No one chooses to be a refugee. But some of us can choose to make the land a little safer… for us all. The key is to embrace refugees… the harbingers of the changes needed... Read More

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Urge PayPal to Extend Services to Palestinians

As consumers buy more and more online, PayPal has seen a rise in its market share. Its invitation to use its services states, “From everyday purchases to running a business, people around the world rely on us to pay... Read More

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BC Wildfires - Pray For Those Affected

Prayer for people and all creation impacted by wildfires in British Columbia God of Creation, We live in a world where both beauty and danger surround us. Receive our prayers for those impacted by, and living in... Read More

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United Church Remit Results

Below are the results just in from the General Council regarding Remits 1-4.  These represent a substantial change in governance and structure for the United Church of Canada. Read More

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Canada Day Pancake Breakfast at the beach

About 70 people gathered at Locarno Beach to celebrate Canada Day with a Pancake Breakfast - similar to those that the WPGUC Couples' Club hosted for many years, beginning in 1957.  It was a beautiful day, the food... Read More