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The rich and colourful history of northern Prince Edward County and its spiritual underpinnings comes alive in a new publication, Journey of Faith. The book tells the story of the churches and their communities on the Rednersville Circuit of the Wesleyan Methodist and, later, the United Church. The importance of maintaining this heritage in written form for future generations is underscored in a 1903 quote by Congregational minister and educator, Reverend George Cornish. It is cause for...

On Friday June 12, 2020, the regional council executive, the Assembly of Elders, passed the following motion and statement. This statement is now a public document and its use and dissemination is welcome. That it is used and lived is even more welcome.2020-06-12-094 MOTION (J. Wilson/R. McNally) That the East Central Ontario Regional Council Assembly of Elders affirms the proposed Regional Council announcement against racism for circulation. Carried   Statement of the Regional Council on...

The Indigenous Day of Prayer is June 21. Regional Council Minister for Respectful Relationship and Indigenous Justice, Reverend Rodney Smith-Merkley, has intiated this video. You are welcome to use it and share it -- within your worship service or via email or other means with your community of faith or anyone else who might be interested. Length: 22 minutes Description: This video has two parts. The first is a summary of the June 13 Regional Council zoom gathering and the second...

On the opening of churches On Friday June 12 at a regular monthly meeting of the regional council executive, the Assembly of Elders, passed the following motion. Please read it carefully, see the requirement for submitting plans, and see the resources provided to help communities of faith with these tasks. 2020-06-12-086 MOTION (R. Lambie/N. Sutherland) That the East Central Ontario Regional Council Assembly of Elders: strongly recommend that no churches reopen for public worship before Labour...

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...