News Bulletins

St. Andrew’s – Wesley UC, Vancouver, BC

St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 10:30 am.   Please join them at: St. Andrew’s – Wesley United Church 1022 Nelson St., Suite 100 Vancouver, BC V6E 4S7 (604) 683-4574 standrewswesley.com/ Please send a note of congratulations to St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church by […]

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Northland Presbytery, MNWO Conference

Northland Presbytery, Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, September 18 at 10:30 am. Please join them at: Roblin Knox United Church 227 Main Street, NE Box 156 Roblin, MB (204)937-4485 Please send a note of congratulations to Northland Presbytery by […]

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Chignecto Presbytery, Maritime Conference

Chignecto Presbytery, of Maritime Conference, will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Wednesday, September 21 at 12:45 pm. Please join them at: Maritime Conference Centre 21 Wright Street, Sackville, NB (506) 536-1334 Please send a note of congratulations to Chignecto Presbytery by […]

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St. David’s UC, Calgary, AB

St. David’s United Church will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 10:00 am with a lunch to follow.   Please join them at: St. David’s United Church 3303 Capitol Hill Crescent NW, Calgary, AB T2M 2R2 (403) 284-2276 www.sduc.ca/ Please send a note of congratulations to St. David’s United Church by […]

Wilmot UC, Fredericton, NB

Wilmot United Church will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry  on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 11:00 am.   Please join them with special guest preacher Rt. Rev. Jordan Cantwell (Moderator) at: Wilmot United Church 473 King Street Fredericton,  NB  E3B 1E5 (506) 458-1066 www.wilmotuc.nb.ca Please send a note of congratulations to Wilmot United Church by […]

By | 2016-08-15T16:44:01+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Affirming Ministry Celebrations, News & Events, News Bulletins|Comments Off on Wilmot UC, Fredericton, NB

We affirm: A statement on the Orlando hate crime from Affirm United/ S’affirmer Ensemble

14 June 2016 We do not have words for the mass murder carried out against our community last Sunday June 12 at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. We do not have words for the 49 lives taken, the injured, the grieving families and friends and communities. Many of us across Canada were celebrating Pride that weekend, and we welcomed a new Affirming ministry on Sunday.  We hold those victories and we feel the agony of the victims, the survivors, their families, and their communities, as well as the pain experienced by the first responders. In the face of this violence [...]

By | 2016-06-14T15:54:21+00:00 June 14th, 2016|News & Events, News Bulletins|1 Comment

AU/SE July 2016 Annual Conference

Our 2016 annual conference in Ottawa is now complete! We welcomed over 100 attendees and global partners; we shared in theatre, worship, song, workshops, and words of challenge and affirmation. Affirm United/ S’affirmer Ensemble offers profound gratitude to the Ottawa annual conference planning team. From the details of homemade muffins to the big picture of an integrated and thoughtful theme on trans* identities and rights, you offered us a safe, questioning, sacred space. Your hard work and generous spirits created a “kairos” moment for our movement, and we are deeply grateful for your months and months of labour and planning. The [...]

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Barton Stone United Church, Hamilton, ON

Barton Stone United Church will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 10:30 am.   Please join them at: Barton StoneUnited Church 21 Stone Church Road West Hamilton, ON  L9B 1A1 (905) 385-0800 www.bartonstoneunitedchurch.ca/ Please send a note of congratulations to Barton Stone United Church by […]

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Trinity United Church, Ottawa, ON

Trinity United Church will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 10:00 am.   Please join them at: Trinity United Church 1099 Maitland Avenue Ottawa, ON  K2C 2B8 (613) 225-3627 www.trinityunitedottawa.ca/ Please send a note of congratulations to Trinity United Church by […]