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Affirming Ministries

Affirming Ministries in the East Central Ontario Regional Council of the United Church of Canada.

Affirm United PinThe Affirming Ministries Program of Affirm United (a justice-oriented organization of people in The United Church of Canada) is a network of United Church of Canada congregations and ministries that declare themselves to be fully inclusive of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. And it asks each Ministry to take action.

The program encourages all United Church bodies (congregations, presbyteries, conferences, educational centres, camps, chaplaincies) to study and discern what it means to be publicly welcoming and inclusive in their context.

The program provides support for sexual orientation and gender identity issues. It also encourages the study of other United Church resources that promote the inclusion of other marginalized groups.

The following Communities of Faith in the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) of the United Church of Canada have a Ministry that has declared itself Affirming:

For more information about Affirming Ministries, visit: Affirm United

Note: The information on this page is adapted from the Affirm United website.