A summary of online coverage for Day 1 (August 9) of the 40th General Council.
Over 400 congregations across the country sent their prayers in the form of flags to the 40th General Council.
David Giuliano reflects on his term as Moderator.
A synopsis of the first day of the 40th General Council
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Local arrangements for the 40th General Council requires hundreds of volunteers, meet two of them.
Ross Bartlett and Maya Landell are two additional candidates for Moderator nominated from the floor of General Council 40.
General Council is not complete without an extensive book display by
United Church Resource Distribution (UCRD).
During opening worship the Moderator used pottery making as an image that speaks to the church. Aboriginal drummers and interpretive dancers took part in the service.
Every day more than 700 lunches are dispensed at General Council with very little leftover waste.
"Come, go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words." (Jeremiah 18:2)