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Shining Waters Regional Council News

Introducing Currents

As we make our way as a regional council and experiment with new ways of working, we want to introduce this news bulletin, Currents, one component of our new communication plan which we will share more about in September. From this point forward, an issue of Currents will follow each Executive meeting to share regional news and decisions.

Call for Nominations

People across the region are invited to express their interest or nominate others who have the gifts to serve in the following leadership roles: Social Justice Commission and Nominations Committee.

Regional Meeting Updates

Our Regional Meeting page has been updated to include information about displays, Church Hub orientation requests and the ceremonial presence of the sacred fire.

RSS United Church of Canada News

  • COP25 Delegation Announcement November 26, 2019
       Meet the United Church delegation heading to UN Climate Negotiations (COP25) in Madrid.
  • New Disability Justice Video November 22, 2019
       In this video, Lynda Katsuno reflects on the work that still needs to be done in the church so people with disabilities can fully participate.
  • Hurricane Dorian: Recovery and Reconstruction October 31, 2019
      Hurricane Dorian, a powerful category 5 hurricane, caused devastation in the Bahamas in early September 2019. United Church people have given over $147,000 for church partners working on the ground in affected regions. 
  • World Food Sunday 2019 October 10, 2019
    World Food Sunday is an opportunity to pray and reflect on the call of people of faith to a robust and compassionate response to hunger.
  • General Council 43 Online Meeting October 19 October 8, 2019
    The first annual online meeting of the 43rd General Council commissioners will be webcast on YouTube on October 19, beginning at noon (EDT).