Communications Officer

Avatar
Graphic of sapling growing in parched ground with "free webinar" medallion

Recent Webinars by the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning

The Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning (FILL), a reference group of The Canadian Council of Churches, has recently begun conducting regular webinars around topics that pertain to their work in intercultural ministry. The most recent webinar, “Strangers & Angels Unaware: Demographic Change, Church Decline, and Radical Hope,” was held on February 12, 2020. Rather …

Recent Webinars by the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning Read More »

Ottawa, ON: Ecumenical worship service, organized in partnership with the Christian Council of the Capital Area, was hosted on January 22 by Kanata United Church.

Canadian Churches Celebrate the 2020 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

As we answer the challenge to show ‘unusual kindness’ to one another, and especially to those most vulnerable and in need, may we be sustained by this year’s experiences of shared prayer, biblical reflection, and fellowship. Do you have a long-standing WPCU tradition in your community? Are you thinking of starting one? You might be …

Canadian Churches Celebrate the 2020 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Read More »

Stained glass window against black background

Unusual Kindness: A Week of Prayer Reflection from the General Secretary

  This year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity invites us to read and remember the story of Paul’s shipwreck on the Mediterranean island of Malta, and how he and his shipmates were greeted with unusual kindness. At the beginning of this new year, 2020, we are seeing ample opportunities to show unusual kindness: To …

Unusual Kindness: A Week of Prayer Reflection from the General Secretary Read More »

plain wooden cross in spotlight

Statement from General Secretary Peter Noteboom Concerning Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752

To the families and friends of those who perished on flight PS 752, the Iranian community in Canada, the Ukrainian community in Canada, and all Canadians affected by this tragedy: For the loss of innocent lives: we grieve with those grieving their deaths and we grieve this crash with its needless loss of life. For …

Statement from General Secretary Peter Noteboom Concerning Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 Read More »

a child and his mom voting for french presidential elections

The CCC Encourages Chief Electoral Officer to Remember Religious Holidays When Scheduling Elections

On December 6, 2019, Peter Noteboom, General Secretary of The Canadian Council of Churches, sent a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Mr. Stéphane Perrault, to express the Council’s support for consulting with religious communities to ensure fixed election dates do not conflict with major religious holidays. The letter was a response to …

The CCC Encourages Chief Electoral Officer to Remember Religious Holidays When Scheduling Elections Read More »

What is the place of Christianity in Canada today? Image cover

Highlights from the Cross-Canada Conversation

In honour of the 75th Anniversary of The Canadian Council of Churches, last month we invited individuals and groups across the country to join in a livestream conversation about the place of Christianity in Canada today. Speakers included: Pastor JoAnne Lam (ELCIC), Pastor Mary Fontaine (PCC), Pastor Ken Shigematsu (Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in …

Highlights from the Cross-Canada Conversation Read More »

woman crossing border with child

Court to Hear Why Sending Refugee Claimants Back to the U.S. Breaks Canadian Law

From November 4th to 8th the Federal Court of Canada will hear a challenge to the designation of the U.S. as a safe third country for refugees. The court will hear that sending refugee claimants back to the US violates Canadian law, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and Canada’s binding international human rights obligations.   Through the court case, the organizations are arguing that sending refugee claimants back to the US …

Court to Hear Why Sending Refugee Claimants Back to the U.S. Breaks Canadian Law Read More »

Human Enhancement and Christianity: Two Upcoming Events in Montreal (October 24 and 25)

Human enhancement, the use of biomedical technology to morally improve individuals, raises questions and dilemmas concerning what it means to be human. The Canadian Council of Churches’ Faith and Life Sciences Reference Group (FLSRG) and the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism invite you to two events open to the public to discuss this issue from a Christian perspective.  …

Human Enhancement and Christianity: Two Upcoming Events in Montreal (October 24 and 25) Read More »

pews of participants at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto at the 75th Anniversary worship service on Sep 26, 2019

Highlights from the CCC’s 75th Anniversary Worship Service

Last week, we celebrated the 75th birthday of The Canadian Council of Churches! On September 26, 1944, the CCC was inaugurated at an ecumenical worship service held at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto. On Thursday, September 26, 2019, we gathered once again at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church and gave thanks for the ways God …

Highlights from the CCC’s 75th Anniversary Worship Service Read More »

A save-the-date postcard reminding people of the 75th Anniversary event on October 26, 2019.

What is the place of Christianity in Canada today? A Cross-Canada Conversation on October 26, 2019

Have you ever wished you could gather Canada’s Christian churches and have an in-depth, nuanced conversation about the status of Christianity is our diverse society? On October 26, 2019, we’re making that possible. To mark the 75th anniversary of The Canadian Council of Churches, we’re hosting a cross-Canada conversation that will engage the context of …

What is the place of Christianity in Canada today? A Cross-Canada Conversation on October 26, 2019 Read More »

Scroll to Top
Cart
  • No products in the cart.