April 2017 ‘Circuit Rider’

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FINAL 2017 Volume 1 Think on These Things

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News from the United Church

We Stand with Standing Rock Nov 02, 2016 04:24 pm Join in prayerful witness to protect water and honour Indigenous rights. Read More

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Licensed Lay Worship Leader training . . . details here

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Do something fun and inspiring this Halloween – instead of a scary face, Carve a Heart in your pumpkin to show your love this Halloween and while you have safe fun with your family, you’ll be helping to turn a

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A Message from the Sub-Executive of Toronto Conference regarding the review of the Rev. Gretta Vosper


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September 2016 Circuit Rider is here!


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Looking for funding for continued education?

The Doug Paterson Memorial Bursary provides financial support for ministers in the Bay of Quinte Conference of the United Church of Canada who wish to extend their opportunities for continuing education in a manner which has some immediate application to

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Embracing the Spirit

Embracing the Spirit – for innovative ministries – join a network, apply for funds, learn more – visit this site http://www.united-church.ca/community-faith/being-community/embracing-spirit the next deadline for proposals  is November 30th, 2016

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30th Anniversary of the United Church of Canada’s Apology to First Nations People

Gathering in Sudbury – August 20th. Visit the United Church of Canada website for more information and for resources for worship http://www.united-church.ca/social-action/justice-initiatives/apologies          

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Take a look at the August 2016 mailing here. . .

2016-17 Prayer Cycle Fall Advance 2016 Fall Advance 2016 agenda Fall youth event reg form 2016 FINAL Minutes 2016 Annual Meeting Learning Communities ~ Bay of Quinte ~ invitation brochure ~ alternate Learning Communities ~ BQ ~ registration ~ orientation

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Opportunities to Serve

There are a number of positions on Conference Committees that require capable individuals willing to exercise their gifts. The Nominations Committee is in need of a Chair and a Secretary. This is the Committee that examines Expressions of Interest, seeking

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Frequently asked questions about remits. . .

Since the release of eight remits in February, staff at General Council Office have been fielded some recurring questions about the 8 remits that could transform our church. The responses given by senior staff may be helpful to your understanding

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See the latest from United Action for Justice. . .


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Circuit Rider has a new home on our website. . .

To view current and previous issues of Circuit Rider, select “I’d Like To”, and then “Read Circuit Rider”, from the drop down menu above, or, follow this link

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May 11 Truth and Reconciliation Committee Report

May 11 TRC Report

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Resources from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Truth and Reconciliation Commission postings: combined TRC postings

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Breath Prayer? Read about it here. . .

Breath Prayer brochure

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Supervised Ministry Education Site

Thinking of becoming a Supervised Ministry Education Site or are one already? Follow these document links for information. Supervised Ministry Education Site Circle of Accompaniment Candidacy Pathways Flowchart Candidacy Pathways Brochure

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Seeds of Hope

Follow this link to learn about Seeds of Hope grants, available to support unique and innovative United Church ministries

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Built Environment Draft Accessibility Standards (for Ontario) Now Available The Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services has released draft standards for accessible public spaces and are inviting public input. These regulations, once finalized, will affect NEW construction and redevelopment

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