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The Regional Executive Minister (REM) provides leadership, council, and support to three Regional Councils in the fulfilment of their respective mission. The REM ensures that each Regional Council is able to navigate the responsibilities of the denominational council. Closing Date: October 12, 2022 Learn more: https://united-church.ca/opportunities/executive-minister-nakonhaka-eastern-ontario-outaouais-east-central-ontario  

In his book La philosophie du Petit Prince (ou le retour à l'essentiel), Paul Meunier, philosopher and theologian, takes us on a long meditation on this well-known tale, highlighting the many evangelical attitudes that Saint-Exupéry wanted to promote. Let us first recall that everything this author wrote after 1935 was marked by the experience he had had in the Sahara desert when his plane crashed there; a defining experience of the same kind as that recounted by EE Schmitt in his work, La...

Rev. Rosemary Lambie, Executive MinisterDear friends, From the wisdom of Philippians 2: 1-5, “Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.  Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your...

A conversation with Marc Grenon A recent recording of a one-on-one conversation with our new regional council president, Marc Grenon, offers an opportunity to learn more about his background, where he sees both hope and challenge ahead, his vision on how we might move forward together as a regional council and how people can engage and share their ideas and suggestions.[NOTE: The English and French versions of the conversation are similar but not identical, so please feel free to watch both!]...

Pride Community Day Here are some photos from the Pride Community Day on August 5, 2022. It was a great time and witness to many folks who walked by - many of whom took away a colourful pinwheel as a souvenir (and sign of the Spirit). Special thanks to Trinity Anjou United church for the pinwheels, and to Adedeji Akintayo and the Beaconsfield United Church Refugee Integration and Support Program for their presence and support. Additional note from Rev. Read Sherman: David-Roger and Charles...