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NEW- The ECORC Affirming Ministries Network

The East Central Ontario Regional Council has formed an Affirming Ministries Network. Everyone is welcome to join this network- individuals, Communities of Faith – those who are new and seeking information, those who have been doing this for many years. Information about the next network gathering on Saturday January 14, 2023 will be in the ECO RC newsletter soon.

For more information please contact the Network coordinators at AffirmingECORC@gmail.com .

The ECORC Affirming Forum

The ECORC Affirming Forum helps the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC)  create a space and an awareness of what full inclusion would look like. The ECORC Affirming Forum will also support the work of the ECORC living into being an Affirming Regional Council.

 

Affirming Forum Action Plan

  • To work with Teams and Forums on needs and objectives
  • Networking to provide support to Affirming Communities of Faith
  • Intersectionality focusing on Indigenous Justice and Anti-racism.
  • Measurable Goals: setting and measuring effectiveness of actions, using the Guiding Principles that follow the ECORC Statement.

Please direct inquiries about the ECORC Affirming Forum to the co-chairs Sharon Woodrow and Joyce Payne, using email  AffirmingECORC@gmail.com. Sharon Hull is the staff supporting this forum and network.

Sharon Hull – Minister for Spiritual Nurture, Respectful Relationships and Justice with All Ages

Phone: 1-800-268-3781 Ext. 6165
Email: Shull@united-church.ca

Sharon’s focus is to promote/resource/support ECORC priorities around faith formation, ecumenical and inter-faith relationships, regeneration and new ministries, lifelong education, and social justice with all ages and stages.