Agenda

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6:15 am - 7:30 am

Offsite
A sacred fire ceremony led by Elder Cliff Standingready the ceremony at Lakeview Park in Oshawa

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Dining Hall (Gyms 1-2)

Breakfast is provided for registered attendees.

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Champion's Way

Put your athletic shoes on and get ready! Join hundreds of people at GC and across the country in a fun run/walk. 

9:45 am - 12:30 pm

Plenary - (Gyms 3-5 CRWC)

Our thanks to Elder Grafton Antone, who will begin Sunday worship by leading us in the Indigenous Edge of the Woods ceremony.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experiment with different colours and explore your creative side through the intersection of art and spirituality.

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Outside
Enjoy carnival games and bouncy castles for various ages. Challenge a friend, or the Moderator to tackle the super-fun 60-foot inflatable relay course. There is something for everyone!
Polonsky Commons
DJ in the house—make a request

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Polonsky Commons
We need you to help us break the World Record for "most people hugging soft toys simultaneously."

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

JW201
Come out and learn about a local church's journey of creating a social enterprise café, hear about some of the challenges, and provide your input for moving forward.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Dining Hall (Gyms 1-2)

Time for a break! Lunch is provided for registered attendees.

JW201
This project aims to bring awareness to people who live with autoimmune and other chronic illnesses.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

JW202
We will be looking at the take-home message of the Gospel’s call to work in solidarity with our partners who stand for peace, dignity, and human rights.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Main Stage
Embracing a focus on "Open Heart, Open Mind" and "Faith Like Jazz," EvenSong places the emphasis on the power of music, love, and community to empower us to overcome our global and personal challenges.

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

B201
Learn and dream about how your local community of faith can engage with global partners in new and exciting ways, both at home and abroad.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

JW201
Join this interactive design jam where mentors will guide a process that helps us connect scripture, as well as other spiritual writings, to the work of the church.

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

JW203
This workshop includes opportunities to experiment with scripture, connect with other creative individuals across faith communities, and foster collaborative art or performance pieces for use in worship.
UA2120

Presentation of proposals, questions, and answers to clarify issues and implications. 

UA2130

Presentation of proposals, questions, and answers to clarify issues and implications. 

UA2220

Presentation of proposals, questions, and answers to clarify issues and implications. 

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

SW214
Explore how communities of faith can experience transformation and live out the Song of Faith.

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Plenary - (Gyms 3-5 CRWC)
Opening and Consent Motions, Remit Enactments, Calls to the Church, Moderator Nominees, etc. Moderator nominations close.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

JW201
Come out for this introductory Spanish lesson. It is super accessible and open to everyone!
Main Stage
Turpin’s Trail is a Kingston, ON based quartet that uses a closet-full of instruments in its performances and plays original and traditional songs.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

B204
This workshop will show that unused and underutilized space can be used to engage with and give back to community.

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

JW201
A talk and Q & A where Martyn will also discuss the ideology behind his song writing and give some insight into what inspires him.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dining Hall (Gyms 1-2)

Supper is provided for registered attendees. Those who do not have a meal plan can visit 

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Plenary - (Gyms 3-5 CRWC)
Commissioners and guests of the 43rd General Council are invited to reflect on how the church will animate—in both in word and deed—the vision of reconciliation.