Orange Shirt Day / National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
This Thursday, September 30, wear an orange shirt to remember and honour Indigenous children who were taken from their homes. Take a look at our collection of United Church Orange Shirt Day resources, including a video from the Moderator, prayers, reflections, and events to participate in.
Webinar: Indigenous Children Then, Now and Tomorrow
Wednesday, September 29, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. ET / 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. PT
In this webinar, panelists will explore how Indigenous children and families were and continue to be impacted by colonialism. They will answer a series of questions posed by our moderator Springwater Hester-Meawassige, which will touch on a range of topics including Indigenous Children in Residential Schools, Sixties Scoop, Millennial Scoop, and bringing our children home. Find out more, and register
Bulletin Covers Planning Kit for 2022
Is your community of faith planning for in-person worship for 2022 and wondering how to order bulletin covers? Because of the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 and many congregations’ move to virtual worship services, United Church Bookstore
is offering the 2021 and previous years’ bulletin covers to cover 2022. See the top of the bulletins page for a kit to help you plan your bulletin cover order. It includes an order planning worksheet, sponsor sheet, and lectionary for 2022.
GLI Worship Sunday
On October 17, 2021, the church is invited to celebrate GLI Worship Sunday as an opportunity to draw attention to the need and the growing call for a Guaranteed Livable Income. Worship resources can be found on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty worship page
Watch this video message
from Moderator Richard Bott promoting GLI Sunday. Moderator Bott has also recorded an introduction, a call to worship, and an opening prayer that you can use in your online worship service; these will be posted soon on the worship page.