From November 3-7, 2021, the Church in Mission Unit of the United Church of Canada General Council Office invites you to celebrate and learn with them about the many love and justice ministries of our church. Join us to worship, build community, and learn together:
- Day 1: Engage deep spirituality – Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Michael Blair, General Secretary, The United Church of Canada
- Day 2: Engage daring justice – Panel discussion on “Ministry Outside the Lines: A conversation about daring justices in personal lives, communities, and beyond.” Keynote speakers are the Rev. Alexa Gilmour, preacher, podcast host and activist; the Very Rev. The Hon. Lois Wilson CC, former Moderator of The United Church of Canada and former senator; and Mr. Chris Mah Poy, First Third Ministry, Justice and Ministry Networks Coordinator of Chinook Winds Regional Council.
- Day 3: Engage courageous community – Keynote Speaker the Rev. Carolina Costa is the author of video-books on faith, gamebooks on pastoral care and progressive theology, and pastor of the Protestant Church of Geneva on a pilot project for young adults called “Le LAB.”
- Day 4: Engage bold discipleship – Keynote Speaker the Rev. Dr. Deenabandhu Manchala is a pastor and theologian from India, and Area Executive for Southern Asia in Global Ministries of The United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Day 5: Engage hope – Keynote Speaker Cláudio Carvalhaes, from Brazil, is on the faculty of Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He is a theologian, liturgist, and artist.
Tickets are free, and we invite a donation to the COVID-19 Emergency Response. We cannot wait to celebrate and recognize all that we do together as The United Church of Canada. Register here, and email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.