59 Line 4 North Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2L0 | Phone: 1-800-268-3781

Shining Waters Regional Council

Encouraging and connecting communities of faith in The United Church of Canada from Georgian Bay to Lake Ontario.
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Key Contacts

We are grateful to our leaders during this transition.

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Staff Directory

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Community Events

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About Shining Waters Regional Council

Shining Waters Regional Council is one of 16 administrative groupings in The United Church of Canada, replacing former conferences and presbyteries.

Events

Thu 02

Come & Find the Quiet Centre: Monday Lunch-time Reflection

March 9 @ 12:30 pm - April 6 @ 1:30 pm
Toronto Ontario
Thu 02

Come & Find the Quiet Centre: Monday Lunch-time Reflection

March 16 @ 12:30 pm - April 13 @ 1:30 pm
Toronto Ontario
Thu 02

St Paul’ United Church

March 22 @ 10:00 am - April 26 @ 11:00 am
Midland Ontario
Thu 02

Fairlawn Avenue United Livestreaming Worship Service

March 22 @ 10:30 am - April 5 @ 11:00 am
Toronto Ontario

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Facebook Posts

There are some great opportunities coming out this week from our good folks at the General Council Office, including webinars on a trans Christian faith perspective, congregational finances and making the most of online worship. Please let people in your community know about them.

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Conversations with the Moderator are on Thursday eveningsModerator Richard Bott will be moving his ModCon chats exclusively to Thursday evenings! You can join the weekly conversations around faith, life, and the church using the details below:

4:00 p.m. PDT; 7:00 p.m. EDT; 8:30 p.m. in Newfoundland.

Join using this Zoom link for video and audio connections: zoom.us/j/592865212

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Shining Waters COVID-19 #10: Clarification - Ontario Churches CAN Stream Worship Services and Other Updates (photo credit: Glenn Erwin) - mailchi.mp/united-church/swrc_covid19_10_clarification_worship_services_can_stream ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

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A clarification about recording/livestreaming worship from the General Council. "it is acceptable for the minister and one or two other people to record/livestream a worship service in the church as long as physical distancing protocols are followed.." Although we must continue to look for alternatives to even a few people gathering. www.united-church.ca/news/clarification-ontario-churches-can-stream-worship-their-buildings ... See MoreSee Less

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Shining Waters Blogs

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Being the Virtual Church

Ministers Share Their Learnings on How to be Community During the Coronavirus Crisis

COVID-19 is quickly wreaking havoc not only on our individual lives but also on the lives of our faith communities. Many ministers are wondering how to nurture a community of faith—which people need now more than ever in these anxious times—in an online context. As digital discipleship becomes the new normal, how can ministers create a virtual worship space for people used to coming together in flesh as well as spirit?

Contact Us

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781

Main Office Guthrie
59 Line 4 North
Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2L0

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Toronto Office
963 Pharmacy Avenue
Toronto, ON M1R 2G5

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