Viewing: August 12
A summary of online coverage for Day 4 (August 12) of the 40th General Council.
Council recognizes an apology made by British Columbia Conference to a Japanese United Church in Vancouver in June 2009—decades after its property was confiscated without consultation or compensation.
Children at Council led morning worship, reminding commissioners that they are the hands of God.
The eight nominees for Moderator of The United Church of Canada had their opportunity to speak to commissioners to the 40th General Council.
The General Council has defeated a proposal to extend voting privileges at congregational meetings to all adherents.
The United Church has received letters from Canada and around the world in response to proposals related to Israel and Palestine.
A synopsis of the morning's events at the 40th General Council.
The Children in Council investigate the current moderator and the nominees, looking for details not included in their official biographies!
Introduced by children, John Thompson, nominated by Keewatin Presbytery, All Native Circle Conference.
Introduced by children, Mardi Tindal, nominated by Erie Presbytery, Hamilton Conference, an adult educator, author, and video producer who has served in several roles at all levels of the church, s
"Come, go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words." (Jeremiah 18:2)