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Category: Call for Interest

Please consider joining us for a “Becoming an Affirming Regional Council” event, to be held Saturday morning, April 24  from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  At the East Central Ontario Regional Council Spring 2019 meeting we initiated the process to become an Affirming Regional Council. Now is the time to assess our readiness to be an Affirming community and to propose an action strategy to be and to continually become an Affirming Regional Council. The April 24th event is a critical step in preparation...

Long Term Care Crisis - We would like to form an ECORC Long Term Care Network and we need your help! There was a small group of us from ECORC who were able to join in a national conversation on the crisis in long term care facilities. We would like to connect with others in our Regional Council who are also concerned about the quality of both spiritual and physical care in long term care facilities. Together we can make a difference. Please click this link to join a mailing list to gather...

What if all citizens had a Guaranteed Livable Income (G.L.I)? How might our taxes be used to transform our communities and give the thousands of our brothers and sisters the support they need to contribute their gifts to our local economies and communities? ECORC has started a regional network for congregations passionate about this Kairos movement. The GLI network will be a source of information, inspiration, and support for congregations who wish to be a part of this national grassroots move...

The Nominations Team of the East Central Ontario Regional Council welcome people to come forward with their expressions of interest for three roles: Nominations team -- 1 position Assembly of Elders -- 1 position Vision writing team -- up to 8 positions As we become an affirming ministry, ECORC celebrates all people, and encourage each of you to consider lending your voice and experience to the work of Christ's church in this area. For more information please contact Rev. Wanda Stride, chair...

We need you! Both Bay of Quinte and Toronto Conferences were affirming and we need to live into ECORC being affirming! Can you make a two- or three-year commitment to participate in an Affirm Forum with the first year discerning and helping us live into our identity as an affirming regional council? Over the course of the first year’s work, priorities and work for years two and three will be discerned. Meetings will largely take place by conference call or zoom. This group will work with...

Cathedral of the Trees in Algonquin Park is a Forest Church where we share our common human experience of Holy Wonder in Creation.We are looking for participants who will provide leadership.For more information, download this poster [PDF].For more information, please call/email Marilyn Zehr:Cell: 613-334-0668 or Email: marilyn.mmpc@gmail.com