Viewing: August 14
A summary of online coverage for Day 6 (August 14) of the 40th General Council.
A wrap-up of the day's major events at the 40th General Council in Kelowna, B.C.
Moderator-elect Mardi Tindal talks about the importance of environmental issues to the church.
Commissioners to the 40th General Council decided they would rather add than subtract from the doctrine section of the United Church’s Basis of Union.
Council makes decisions on various environment, social justice, and church issues.
Mardi Tindal, from Hamilton Conference, has been elected as the next Moderator of The United Church of Canada.
After five ballots, Mardi Tindal, a United Church lay member and executive director of Five Oaks Centre in Paris, Ontario, is elected as the new Moderator of The United Church of Canada.
Youth Forum members are raising money from Commissioners to buy a solar water heater for Naramata Centre, a nearby United Church training and education centre, to reduce the carbon footprint of GC4
The United Church’s 40th General Council has affirmed the importance of worship and the need for resources in various languages.
Ministering to youth in the great outdoors and at their campus homes-away-from-home will have a renewed focus for the United Church following actions of the 40th General Council.
"Come, go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words." (Jeremiah 18:2)