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Even in the midst of a pandemic, the business of the Church continues! As we look around the church over these past 7+ weeks, we are seeing incredible, gifted ministry happening in an unfathomable variety of ways. Our ministry leaders are working hard as they shepherd communities of faith and the Regional Councils through these challenging times. It is with a grateful heart that I acknowledge you, and the work you are doing, all the while you, too, are living in uncertain and challenging...

Here are some of the faith communities within the borders of the Regional Council who are offering live streaming or pre-recorded worship during this interesting times of closed church. Not only can you find a United Church community near you, you can explore others of interest. Haven't been to church in a while? It's a great chance to love your God from the privacy of your own computer and phone, testing the waters if this speaks to you. You would surely be welcome should you choose to attend...

DOWNLOAD the letter East Central Ontario Regional Council 37 Franklin Street rlambie@united-church.ca Carleton Place, Ontario, K7C 1R6 1-800-268-3781, extension 6147 We pray that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, as you are being rooted and grounded in love. Ephesians 3:14-20   In the past week, the world health situation has changed drastically, and Ontario’s chief medical officer is now...

DOWNLOAD March 16, 2020. To Ministry Personnel and Church Leaders Peace and grace to you in this unique and challenging time in the history of our world. Your leadership during this time is very important to your congregations and the communities you serve.  In many respects, you will be an essential service to your communities.  We know it isn’t easy, and are grateful for all that you have been doing and will be doing as this advances. Yesterday some churches met for worship, and others...

The Called to Be the Church 2020 giving program is ready and waiting to offer you everything you need to increase giving in your congregation. Don’t miss out on this vital opportunity to take generosity to new heights in your congregation! A hard copy of Called to Be the Church has already been mailed to your church and is a click away at www.stewardshiptoolkit.ca. This invaluable resource provides everything you need to get a congregational giving program off the ground, including...