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New resources to help your work

Don't be shy-- these resources are designed to help your work, whether you're considering beginning the Affirming process or have been an Affirming ministry for decades. Becoming Affirming flyer One of the most common questions asked of Affirm is: Our congregation is already inclusive. Why should we become Affirming?  Have a look at our latest handout (PDF), which is designed to address this and other common questions. Photocopy it freely; use it at events or as a bulletin insert, or wherever people need help addressing this crucial question.  Limited colour copies are available, and budget permitting, we may print more. If your [...]

By | 2015-11-17T22:08:00+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New resource: Celebrating Gender Diversity kit

Congratulations to the United Church on its new resource, Celebrating Gender Diversity. This free kit is available for download here. As the kit’s introduction reminds us, “Our ideas of what “normal” is, when it comes to gender, can limit our ability to celebrate the fullness of God’s diversity. So this kit supports the church’s intercultural vision of honouring differences. Learning new ways of language and of building community can have an incredible impact on the safety and spiritual well-being of trans people within communities of faith. We hope that this resource will speak to people in all ministries of the church—whether [...]

By | 2018-01-14T00:17:31+00:00 November 17th, 2015|News & Events, News Bulletins, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ottawa Presbytery, Ottawa ON

Ottawa Presbytery will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 5:30 pm. Please join them at: Emmanuel United Church 691 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 0N7 www.uccanottawa.org Please send a note of congratulations to Ottawa Presbytery by […]

By | 2013-11-18T14:31:12+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Affirming Ministry Celebrations, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ottawa Presbytery, Ottawa ON

United Church in Meadowood, Winnipeg, MB

United Church in Meadowood will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 10:30 am. Please join them at: United Church in Meadowood 1111 Dakota St. Winnipeg, MB, Canada R2N 3T7 204.256.7002 http://ucim.org/ Please send a note of congratulations to United Church in Meadowood by […]

By | 2013-10-04T03:27:02+00:00 October 4th, 2013|Affirming Ministry Celebrations, Uncategorized|Comments Off on United Church in Meadowood, Winnipeg, MB

AU/SE Merchandise

Please click here to open a pdf order form to fill out and send in to order any of the items below. (T-shirts, Pins, Cling On Decals, Shipping Details) T-shirts ($22 each) Available in sizes, small, medium, large, extra large, double extra large and triple extra large. Front of T-shirt Back of T-shirt Pins ($5.00 each) Affirm United/S'affirmer Ensemble Pin Clear Static-Cling Window Decals ($4.25 for 1 or $$3.72 each for 2 or more)   Clear Static-Cling Window Decal 4" x 4.5" Shipping Details: T-shirts, add $13 for first shirt, $1 per additional t-shirt; (no extra shipping charge [...]

By | 2012-08-21T22:09:44+00:00 August 21st, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on AU/SE Merchandise