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Category: Communities of Faith

Although larger numbers are now permitted to gather for worship and other activities, communities of faith are reminded that allowable numbers in any enclosed space are based on capacity of the space with social distancing. Mask-wearing and other safety protocols remain critical for the health of our communities. Many communities of faith were excited to hear that the government now allows singing (with 2 m social distancing and wearing of masks); however, singing is an activity that could...

“Tracing the St. James United - Montreal City Mission Community of Friends Journey” Background: St. James United Church and Montreal City Mission collaborated to create a St. James - MCM Community of Friends joint partnership. This was inspired by the EDGE Process - a newly minted United Church of Canada initiative that facilitates those willing to take a leap into the promise; God breaking open the church, breaking into the world. EDGE is a living web of new and...

Some communities of faith are just starting the process of planning for re-opening; the original documents to support that process have moved further down the list on the web site news, so posting the link again here for anyone still needing to submit their plan to the COVID Response Task Group via Brian Ruse (bruse@united-church.ca). REMINDER: All communities of faith are expected to submit their re-opening protocols for review before returning to activities in their buildings.  ...

Thanks to the Canada Summer Jobs program, Cedar Park United Church is going to be hiring a technician for our digital online ministry team. We hope you’ll share this job description far and wide—you may know just the right candidate! The position: Principal technician on our digital online ministry team The qualifications: A recent or soon-to-be graduate in the field of broadcast and video technology with excellent skills and experience in digital broadcasting, a demonstrated ability to...

by Adedeji Sunday Akintayo, Community Worker, Beaconsfield United Church After 11 months of anxiety, an American jury turned in a guilty verdict on the 2020 killing of George Floyd, an African American by the Police. It found Derek Chauvin, a white officer of the Minneapolis Police Department guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. It marked a conclusion of judicial consequences for a killing that sparked protests in the United States...