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ECORC News

We will post information and news items produced by the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) here as they become available.

 

TUCC’s Baillie Volunteer Service Awards

Since 2014, the Toronto United Church Council (TUCC) has presented Baillie Volunteer Service Awards to volunteers for their commitment to community service. The individuals who have received the awards have been active in a variety of projects: from providing...

Bill C-262 is in trouble

Raised to our attention by Rev. Rodney Smith-Merkley, ECORC Minister for Respectful Relationship and Indigenous Justice: From KAIROS Canada: "Bill C-262 is in trouble. On Wednesday, June 5, Senator Don Plett refused a motion from Senator Lillian Dyck to allow the...

ECORC Governance Handbook

The ECORC Governance Handbook, which contains an outline of the East Central Ontario Regional Council Governance Structure; descriptions of its Leadership Teams; and terms of reference for its Policies, is now available. ***Note Regarding the Governance...

ECORC Inaugural Meeting Report Book

The Report Book for the Inaugural Meeting of the East Central Ontario Regional Council, taking place at Cambridge Street United Church in Lindsay, Ontario May 31, 2019 – June 2, 2019 is now available. ***Note Regarding the Agenda: The Agenda published in...

Re-Imagining Places of Faith Workshop – Draft Agenda

The Draft Agenda for the Re-Imagining Places of Faith Workshop – June 1, 2019 has been issued: For more information, visit the event listing on this website to view detail and register. Event listing on the ECORC website:...

ECORC Prayer Shawl Ministries

Prayer shawls are created to remind people that they are held in God’s loving care and in our thoughts and prayers; they are given at times of celebration, life change or need for support. Prayer shawls come in many shapes and sizes: shawls, scarves, lap...

Non-Profit Use of Faith Buildings Survey

Community Spaces in Faith PlacesCounting the Community Usage of Faith Buildings in OntarioThere are 27,000 faith buildings in Canada, one third are set to close in the next ten years. Twelve step groups, children’s programming, the foodbank, blood donor...

Job Opening: Director of Music

St. Andrew’s by-the-Lake United Church, a welcoming, relaxed and inquiring Christian faith community, is accepting applications for the position of Director of Music.The successful candidate will be competent with organ, piano and choir leadership and be a...

Job Opening: Part-time Youth Ministry

Edith Rankin Memorial United Church is seeking a qualified person who will embody a faith-based practice, and have related experience, for a Youth Ministry part-time lay position. This is a paid position that would begin September 1, 2019. The role is best...

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