United Church of Canada


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United Church of Canada,

Protestant denomination formed in 1925 by the union of the Methodist, Congregational, and Presbyterian churches in Canada. A large number of Presbyterian congregations, however, remain outside the union. The church has continued to form other unions. The United Church of Canada is ecumenical in orientation and attempts to allow diversity among the different denominations. It has 1.6 million members (1997).
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Richard Bat, a United Church of Canada representative.
As opposed to survey data, these trends are mapped not from an individual's point of view, but rather from that of the church, in this case the United Church of Canada.
ca, an interactive, community Web site of The United Church of Canada.
The Reverend Brian Thorpe is senior advisor for the Residential Schools Steering Committee for the United Church of Canada.
We really don't like the word `bailout' because we're quite willing to meet our responsibilities," said United Church of Canada spokesman Brian Thorpe.
Early in his book he claims that Mandela-like attitudes seemed to appear in profusion in 1998, with apologies from the United Church of Canada to native Canadians for abuse in churchoperated schools and an apology from Italy to Ethiopia for its occupation in the 1930s.
Project Ploughshares, the British American Security Information Council, the United Church of Canada, and the World Federalists of Canada took advantage of the meeting of NATO Defence Ministers held in Toronto on 21-22 September 1999 to reiterate public demands for reform of NATO nuclear policies.
Carey is a retired minister of the United Church of Canada, with sixteen years of experience as an evangelistic missionary in Japan and twenty years as area secretary for Asia and the Pacific for the Division of World Outreach of the United Church of Canada.
Groups expected to attend this year include: The Anglican Church of Canada, Episcopal Church in the USA, the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Presbyterian Church (USA), Reformed Church in America, Roman Catholic Church, United Church of Canada, United Church of Christ and United Methodist Church.
The United Church of Canada and the ecumenical coalition Kairos are undergoing an audit focused on how much they spend on political activities.
First Nations and Metis have joined with the United Church of Canada in the formation of Remembering the Children Society, which began as a working group producing a guide book for those wishing to undertake similar recoveries of Indian Residential School cemeteries.
MARKETWIRE via COMTEX The United Church of Canada today released the report of its Working Group on Israel/Palestine Policy.

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