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Canadian Council of Churches Governing Board Meeting (Nov. 25–27, 2020)

2020-12-08T15:04:40-05:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Canadian Council of Churches Governing Board meeting took place Nov. 27–29, 2020, via video conference. During the meeting, there was worship as well as the sharing of news and updates, and decisions were made that support the CCC mandate to respond to Christ’s call for unity and peace, seek Christ’s truth with affection for diversity, and act in love through prayer, dialogue and witness to the gospel.

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Getting Creative, Getting Together for the 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

2020-12-02T11:20:41-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |

On January 18–25, 2021, churches are called to participate in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and nurture ecumenism in Canada. This article offers creative suggestions for celebrating Christian unity this coming January.

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A Witness to the Unity of the Church

2017-07-10T12:44:17-04:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

On July 5, 2017 in the Stadtkirche (Town Church) of Wittenberg, Germany, a church where Martin Luther preached, the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joined together with representatives of the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Methodist Council to associate with the Joint Declaration on [...]

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Legal Challenge of Safe Third Country Agreement Launched

2017-07-07T16:04:33-04:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

    July 5, 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters, At the May 2017 of the Canadian Council of Churches Governing Board, consensus was reached in adopting the motion "that the Governing Board agree to support the effort led by Andrew Brouwer, Senior Counsel, Refugee Law, and Legal Aid Ontario to [...]

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Churches respond to TRC deadline on commitment to reconciliation

2017-12-14T14:33:53-05:00March 30th, 2016|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, News|Tags: , |

Watch the video of the Press Conference, March 30, 2016 at the Charles Lynch Room at Parliament Hill  Representatives from churches and religious organization issue ecumenical statement in a press conference on Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) – Eight churches and religious organizations jointly declared their commitment to the Truth and [...]

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Canadian Council of Churches Requests Government to Extend Ruling on Physician Assisted Death

2016-10-13T13:28:24-04:00December 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

THE CANADIAN COUNCIL OF CHURCHES   November 27, 2015 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Re: Physician Assisted Death Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the 25 member denominations of the Canadian Council of Churches, I am writing to you [...]

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Pray for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea this August 9

2016-11-18T12:51:26-05:00July 7th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

At the World Council of Churches (WCC) Busan Assembly of 2013, a resolution was passed that the churches of the world will annually observe each Sunday prior to August 15 as a “Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula.” The National Council of Churches in Korea [...]

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