GC43 Commissioners to Consider Postponement of GC44

Commissioners to the 43rd General Council will meet on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 11:30 am (ET). At that time, they will consider a recommendation from the General Council Executive to postpone the 44th General Council (Calgary, July 2021) to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Manual, New Structure

The United Church of Canada websites have been updated recently with the The Manual 2019 and the Congregations and Councils page now explains the new three-council structure, including a map of the regional councils.

Experiences of Racism Break into the Open

The predictable processes of GC43 veered into uncharted territory as Indigenous and racialized commissioners and guests took to the microphones to share their experiences of racism and marginalization in the church.

Ministry Personnel Decisions

General Council found its way through several decisions related to ministry personnel matters on its final day.