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Congratulations to the 26 people who have completed the Licensed Lay Worship Leader renewal process and were commissioned at the Regional Council AGM in September. The renewal process includes: proof of the mandatory courses on boundaries and racial justice; a criminal record check with annual declaration; preaching log of the last year; note of any ongoing learning; the submission of one sermon, along with research used for that sermon; and a letter from their home church minister or church...

The Affirming Forum would like to further discuss how to move from an Interim Affirming Regional Council to an Affirming Regional Council and we need your input. Please use the link below to register for an online webinar on Saturday November 14th at 10am. You can also share comments or questions in advance here  

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...