Toronto Conference Review of Rev. Gretta Vosper

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in News Releases | 0 comments

Toronto Conference Review of Rev. Gretta Vosper

Below is a message from the Sub-Executive of Toronto Conference Regarding the Review of the Rev. Gretta Vosper   To:  all members of the Toronto Conference Executive, Toronto Conference/presbytery chairs and secretaries and staff, General Council and other Conferences leadership; other Conference offices   Many of you have been watching or participating as Toronto Conference […]

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Called to Communion, Committed to Justice

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Church In Action, News Releases | 0 comments

”Called to Communion, Committed to Justice: The Accra Confession Ten Years Later” On behalf of the United Church of Canada, Laura Hunter, Maritime Conference Minister for Justice and Stewardship, will be attending a global consultation in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Accra Confession  in Hannover, Germany, November 2 to 6, 2014. This upcoming […]

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Conference Annual Meeting Dates

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Annual Meeting Planning, Events, News Releases, Notices | 0 comments

Conference Annual Meeting Dates

Proposed Dates for the Maritime Conference Annual Meeting May 25-28, 2017 May 24-27, 2018 May 23-26, 2019

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Living Waters Presbytery statements on Water and Salmon

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Church In Action, News Releases, Notices | 0 comments

Living Waters Presbytery of Toronto Conference recently expressed concern to the government of Canada about the various practices that threaten the availability of fresh water. They also expressed concern to the governments of British Columbia and of Canada about the state of the Fraser River and the detrimental effect on the Salmon population. Living Waters […]

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Statement on Fracking – 2012

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in 87th Annual Meeting 2012, Church In Action, News Releases | 0 comments

Statement on Fracking – 2012

The 2012 Annual Meeting of Maritime Conference made a statement regarding the proposed practice of fracking for natural gas in the Maritime region. Fracking Statement

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Letter to the Premier of NB

Posted by on Oct 19, 2013 in Church In Action, News Releases, Notices | 2 comments

Letter to the Premier of NB

A letter to the New Brunswick Premier, David Alward, has been sent from Maritime Conference in regard to the protest near Elsipogtog/Rexton, NB. Premier David Alward re protest United Church members, and indeed all New Brunswickers, are encouraged to write to their MLA’s to express their concerns about the use of violence against peaceful people, […]

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News Release: Award of Excellence

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in News Releases | 1 comment

News Release: Award of Excellence

NEWS RELEASE MARITIME CONFERENCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 22, 2013 Sackville, New Brunswick– The Maritime Conference Centre has been recognized with a prestigeous award from the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association. The recently completed building in Sackville, New Brunswick won an Award of Excellence (Religious Category) at the association’s 44th annual meeting in […]

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UPDATE LETTER ABOUT THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in News Releases, Notices | 0 comments

UPDATE LETTER ABOUT THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

Dear friends, Easter greetings to you! We hope that this note finds you well. As a Church, we recently moved from Lent into Easter; we have just come through a time of reflection and prayer on death and resurrection, endings and new beginnings. The current context of The United Church of Canada is also one […]

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Lenten Practices for Sustainable Living

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Church In Action, Events, News Releases, Notices | 0 comments

Lenten Practices for Sustainable Living

Each week during Lent, Margaret Machum, Co-convenor of Environmental Working Group of Maritime Conference, will be offering suggestions for simple practices to help us live mindfully with love and respect in Creation.  You are invited to share these suggestions in Sunday bulletins, on your websites or Facebook pages, or simply enjoy for your own spiritual […]

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Prison Chaplaincy cuts

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in News Releases | Comments Off on Prison Chaplaincy cuts

Prison Chaplaincy cuts

By action of the Maritime Conference Executive, a letter was recently sent to the Honorable Vic Toews expressing concern about recent cuts to prison chaplaincy in Canada. You can read the letter by clicking on the link below: Letter to Hon Vic Toews re chaplaincy services The letter was also copied to the Prime Minister […]

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