A project of remembrance and reconciliation

From October 20th until November 11th, the 292,207 names of those killed in 1914 from Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, Belgium, Turkey, the British Indian Army, Ireland, and the Czech Republic will be displayed. The display of names commences each evening at 8:30 and pauses at dawn the

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Ecumenism: peripheral reality or divine imperative?

By Josh Valley In the Gospel of John, Jesus prays that believers of all generations “may be one” (John 17: 21). His prayer for unity is rooted in the very essence of God–the communion of the Trinity–for the purpose of Christian witness in the world. “The Church

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We’re hiring! 2015 CTSA Conference Coordinator

The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) has a contract position opening for a 2015 Canadian CTSA Conference Coordinator. The purpose of this position is to plan, promote, design, coordinate and evaluate the 2015 Canadian Theological Students’ Conference of the Canadian Theological Students’ Association (CTSA) in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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How can World War 1 help build peace today?

Project Ploughshares—an ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches—presents World War 1 and Contemporary Policy on War and Peace, a policy conference this September 26 -28 at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ont. The conference—hosted in cooperation with Group of 78—brings together historians and commentators from civil

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CCC statement on the humanitarian crisis in Iraq

The Canadian Council of Churches—representing 25 different denominations and 85% of Christians in Canada—is deeply concerned about the continuing humanitarian tragedy afflicting Christians and other religious minorities in parts of Iraq currently occupied by ISIS. We welcome the government of Canada’s recent pledge of an additional $5

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Want to work with the CCC? We’re hiring!

The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) has a new contract position opening for a Coordinator, Faith and Witness. The purpose of this position is to help staff the CCC’s Faith and Witness Commission, including overall responsibility for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity under guidance of

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CCC’s Human Trafficking working group presents recommendations on Bill C-36 to Parliament Committee on Justice and Human Rights

The Canadian Council of Churches’ Human Trafficking working group has submitted a brief to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding Bill C-36, the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act. “We welcome the recent efforts of the Department of Justice to strengthen the protection of

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