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Equity and Accessibility Resources

The United Church of Canada and the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) is committed to becoming an open, accessible, and barrier-free church, where there is full participation of people with disabilities. Consider how your community of faith can become a more accessible one for people with a range of disabilities. The United Church of Canada’s Accessibility Audit for Communities of Faith might help move in the right direction.

If you would like to meet or contact the Equity Team, please visit Ministry Teams – East Central Ontario Regional Council of the United Church of Canada (ecorcuccan.ca)

To view our Equity Policies, please visit Equity Policies – East Central Ontario Regional Council of the United Church of Canada (ecorcuccan.ca)

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Online "Virtual Meeting" Equity Evaluation form for Equity Support Person

Equity Support Person's "VIRTUAL" Evaluation Form

  • Equity Support Person's "VIRTUAL" Evaluation Form

    Please use this form to share your Equity observations and/or concerns with us. The Equity Team will review the feedback and it may or may not be shared with the Facilitation Team, Assembly of Elders and/or the Host of the meeting. All identification will be kept confidential. Thank you.
  • We ask for your name in case we have any questions or follow up with you.
  • Equity Priorities

    Please answer the following questions
  • Privacy information and consent

  • The East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) protects your personal information by adhering to all legislative requirements with respect to privacy. The collection of information on this registration form is for the purposes of the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) only.
  • End of registration - click Submit to complete

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Online "In-Person Meeting" Equity Evaluation form for Equity Support Person

Equity Support Person's IN-PERSON Evaluation Form

  • Equity Support Person's IN-PERSON Evaluation Form

    Please use this form to share your Equity observations and/or concerns with us. The Equity Team will review the feedback and it may or may not be shared with the Facilitation Team, Assembly of Elders and/or the Host of the meeting. All identification will be kept confidential. Thank you.
  • We ask for your name in case we have any questions or follow up with you.
  • Equity Priorities

    Please answer the following questions
  • We do ask prior to meetings that you download materials to your devices OR print at home or your community of faith
  • Privacy information and consent

  • The East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) protects your personal information by adhering to all legislative requirements with respect to privacy. The collection of information on this registration form is for the purposes of the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) only.
  • End of registration - click Submit to complete

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Online "Personal" Equity Evaluation for those who have attended a meeting

Attendee "PERSONAL" Equity Evaluation Form

For those in attendance at meetings both in person and virtual

  • Attendee "PERSONAL" Equity Evaluation Form

    Please use this form to share your Equity observations and/or concerns with us. The Equity Team will review the feedback and it may or may not be shared with the Facilitation Team, Assembly of Elders and/or the Host of the meeting. All identification will be kept confidential. Thank you.
  • We ask for your name in case we have any questions or follow up with you.
  • Equity Priorities

    Please answer the following questions
  • We do ask prior to meetings that you download materials to your devices OR print at home or your community of faith
  • Privacy information and consent

  • The East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) protects your personal information by adhering to all legislative requirements with respect to privacy. The collection of information on this registration form is for the purposes of the East Central Ontario Regional Council (ECORC) only.
  • End of registration - click Submit to complete

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Accessibility Audit For Communities of Faith in The United Church of Canada
The United Church of Canada has made a commitment to becoming a more open, accessible, and barrier-free church.
What might this mean for your community of faith? How might your congregation or ministry become a more
accessible one for people with a range of disabilities? View the accessibility audit by clicking this link: Accessibility Audit (united-church.ca)

This accessibility audit might help move in the right direction. For more information, visit Disability and Inclusion on
the United Church website by clicking this link: Disability, Accessibility and Inclusion | The United Church of Canada (united-church.ca)

Detailed Inventory for Communities of Faith (PDF)

The Detailed Inventory for Communities of Faith was developed in conjunction with the Accessibility Audit.

Disabilities and Inclusion – The Body of Christ Standing or Sitting (PDF) (Draft, Feb. 1, 2019)
Guidelines for using inclusive language in asking people to participate in the singing of hymns.

Contact Information

For more information about Equity/Accessibility, please contact Rev. Phil Wilson (Equity Chair) at ecorcequity11@gmail.com or Karen Wilson (Staff Support) at kwilson@united-church.ca