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Annual Music Matters Conference in Thunder Bay, ON now open for registration! The highly anticipated annual Music Matters conference will be taking place in Thunder Bay this year, bringing together United Church musicians and music enthusiasts from across the country. The event will be held from May 2nd to May 5th, offering both in-person and online attendance options for participants. The conference, organized by the Music United Association, will feature a diverse range of activities,...

Entering a church can be scary for people looking for meaning and spirituality. Are we capable of welcoming the person, the stranger, the seeker of meaning who has no experience of the Church? In a context where people are hungry for spirituality, where isolation has reached pandemic proportions and where a significant number of migrants want to create connections within their adopted city, together we will examine how we can be more effective and more courageous in our capacity to invite and...

Join us on Monday, February 26th from 7:00 to 8:30pm EST on zoom. This network is open to all individuals or communities of faith interested in reconciliation with indigenous peoples. Come to share, come to learn! Please contact Reverend Rodney Smith-Merkley with any questions, or see you there! Please note that the Zoom link will arrive in your inbox the morning of the event. Rev. Rodney Smith-Merkley (he/him) Minister for Indigenous Justice and Respectful Relationships East Central Ontario...

Ministry Personnel Annual Declaration Reminder! You’ve made it through another intense Advent and Christmas season! We know and appreciate how much you have put into your ministry. Of ourse, there are always more tasks and ministry waiting for you in 2024. The Ministry Personnel Annual Declaration process is one of those important (and simple) tasks to add to your list. Please complete your Annual Declaration on ChurchHub by February 16, and your name will be entered into an early bird draw...

It is Annual meeting time. Once again the region is asking that Communities of Faith send in their annual reports so that the region may support your work better. It is best to send in a scanned version via email to Darren at dliepold@united-church.ca For those of you who do not have the ability to scan in your reports, please contact Darren at 1.800.268.3781 ext 6116 and between us we will find a way that your report can be reviewed by the region. We hope to have all reports in by the 30th of...