Viewing: August 8
A summary of online coverage for August 8 (pre-council) of the 40th General Council.
For the first time, the United Church will be using social media and live video streaming at its meeting in Kelowna beginning August 9.
Prayer flags contributed by United Churches across Canada will be hanging in the gymnasium where the 40th General Council is meeting, enhancing the meeting and worship experience.
Two who attended the last General Council give advice to those attending this year’s General Council.
The Local Arrangements Committee has been working hard to prepare for the General Council. Calming fears about forest fires in the area where the meeting is taking place was one of the biggest challenges.
Commissioners will reflect on the church’s purpose and priorities during the week-long meeting of The United Church of Canada’s 40th General Council in Kelowna, British Columbia.
"Come, go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words." (Jeremiah 18:2)