Church in Action Video

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Church In Action, Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

A glimpse of social justice ministries of Maritime Conference through the years.  This 8-minute video was prepared by the Church in Action Committee for the 93rd Annual Meeting of Maritime Conference in May 2018 and was shown as part of the theme #TrueStory. (film editing by Todd Fraser of Sackville, NB)  

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Letter to UCC Pension Board re: Goldcorp, Inc

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Church In Action, Uncategorized | 0 comments

At the Annual Meeting of Maritime Conference in May 2018 in Sackville, NB, participants heard Sister Maudilia Lopez Cardona describing the impact that Goldcorp’s Marlin Mine has had in San Miguel Ixtahuacan, Guatemala.  This is a follow-up letter which asks the Pension Board to support demands for reparations from communities affected by the mines. Letter […]

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Fracking letter sample 2018

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Church In Action, Committee News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Letters have been sent to key government leaders in the area urging them to proceed cautiously before opening doors to “fracking” (hydraulic-fracturing) and onshore shale gas explorations once again.  The Environmental Working Group has crafted a letter in June 2018 on behalf of the Church in Action committee, citing the 2012 position taken by Maritime […]

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International Women’s Day Liturgy 2017

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

“Hospitality Towards Stranger: Remembering and Standing in Solidarity with Refugees”  is the theme of this International Women’s Day liturgy, graciously prepared and shared by the Asian-Pacific Women’s Committee of the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF). IntWomensDayLiturgy2017  

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Feedback – Camp Futures Conversation

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Any additional thoughts? Outdoor Recreation Ministries Committee (ORM) would like to hear how you felt about the gathering of camp boards on Saturday, January 17th.  We also want to find out if there were any ideas that came to you after we met.  Please take a couple of minutes and fill in the feedback form […]

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Camp Futures Survey

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Outdoor Recreation Ministries Committee would like to get a quick overview of how the camping season went for each of our camps.  We are also continuing to follow-up on ideas shared  at “Camp Futures” discussion and would like your input.   Please take a few minutes and have someone from your board complete the survey below to […]

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Gaza: Put Prayers Into Action

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in All News, Church In Action, Committee News, Notices, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Gaza: Put Prayers Into Action

In response to the current, on-going tragedy in Gaza, there are things we can do to show our deep concern for those facing daily fear, death and destruction. We can speak up for life, peace and justice for both peoples. Please join our partner churches through Kairos Canada and respond to the attached invitation to […]

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Youth Forum Fall Gathering

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Christian Life & Growth | 0 comments

Youth Forum Fall Gathering

Youth Forum Fall Gathering  Sept 26-28,2014 Youth Forum (YF) is pleased to offer our first fall event, a place of community and a place of faith for United Church youth, between the ages of Gr. 10 and age 19 (YF). This event will be held September 26th (beginning at 7 pm) until September 28th at […]

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Palestine and Israel – Recent Violence

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Blogs, Church In Action, Committee News | 1 comment

Palestine and Israel  – Recent Violence

  When Will It end? – The Death of Children and Youth Please pray for calm, restraint and peace for all peoples in Israel and Palestine. At this time of heightened anger and violence, may they and we not lose all hope for peace, compassion and justice. Here is a message from Tina Whitehead, United […]

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YF – Youth Forum

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Annual Meeting Planning, Committee News, Notices | 0 comments

YF – Youth Forum …is a place of community, a place of faith, a place of visioning, a place for the work of the church, and a place of social relationships.   … is a meeting of United Church youth, between the ages of Grade 10 and age 19, from across the Maritimes, the Gaspé, and […]

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