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As related to the mission and vision of Pacific Mountain Regional Council, The United Church of Canada, and our denominational presence in the world. Find posts about staffing, governance, support, and ministries, as well as messages from Executive Minister and President, key United Church leadership, and important invitations for Pacific Mountain region people.

Pacific Mountain Region News

Day 2 of the General Meeting. You are invited to wear orange, and hold the meeting in prayer.

June 12, 2021

Dear Friends Today, Sat June 12, the annual gathering of the PMRC General Meeting continues. Before the court are important Proposals brought forward from United Church people for United Church people to […]

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GM2021 – Underway!

June 11, 2021

Friends, we gather “with hope and abundance”, Jun 11-13, grateful for the time you are making to join the regional council 3rd Annual General Meeting, and our second one held […]

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Updated VARIANCES for Worship Gatherings and Events Orders

June 7, 2021

Dear friends, We have received updated information from our provincial leadership, with a number of PDF documents, that support faith leaders and communities in gathering in person again. In summary, […]

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United Church of Canada’s Response to Kamloops Residential Schools Grave Discovery

June 4, 2021

Good afternoon, The General Secretary asked that I share with you that the United Church’s statement: Response to Kamloops Residential Schools Graves Discovery is now live https://united-church.ca/news/response-kamloops-residential-school-graves-discovery on the UCC […]

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Remembering the 215

June 1, 2021

Reflections from Elders May 30, 2021   “This discovery of the children affects all of us…still… we need to pray for their safe arrival to the other side…these children need […]

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Every Child Matters, every day.

May 31, 2021

Dear friends, You may have received Treena Duncan’s email message on Saturday (click here to read), and included Rev Murray Pruden’s prayer found within, in Sunday’s worship, or attended one […]

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PMRC COVID-19 Safety Protocols Updated PDF Resource

May 28, 2021

Click for image below for the updated Safety Protocols for Communities of Faith and Ministries in the Pacific Mountain Regional Council, and find more information on our COVID-19 support page.

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In-Person Worship Allowances as of May 26, 2021

May 27, 2021

Dear United Church worship and church leaders across BC, As you know the BC Government unveiled its re-opening plan this week. Combined with gratitude for BC’s vaccine roll out and […]

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Asian Heritage Month ~ the late Rev. Dr. Vasant Saklikar

May 16, 2021

In honour of Asian Heritage Month, Regional Archives Committee member Renée Sarojini Saklikar sends us this excerpt about her father, the late Rev. Dr. Vasant Saklikar: “In 1977, Vasant accepted […]

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Our story – Learning from Commissioners of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission about Bill C-15 and how to support it.

May 14, 2021

We recently attended a webinar organized by Faith in the Declaration, a coalition of Canadian faith houses and faith organizations working together to support the implementation of the UN Declaration […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2021 General Meeting

May 14, 2021

All details about Registering, the June 3rd Financial Forum, submitting Nominations are within this newsletter GM2021 Message 2 (click). Details on how to submit Proposals (including next General Council’s proposals) […]

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Celebrating Indigenous Graduates

May 13, 2021

The May 11, 2021 Vancouver School of Theology (VST) Convocation celebrated many accomplishments; here is the Convocation Program (click) and watch the recording here (click). We recognize Murray Pruden M.Div. […]

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