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Video Message of Care and Community ~ Rescinded: Temporary Easter Worship Variance

March 29, 2021

Treena Duncan shares a video message of care, support and information about today’s rescinding of the Easter in-person gathering variance. The Pacific Mountain Regional Council office will now be closed until April 19th, in support of the increased physical distancing restrictions announced today (March 29, 2021).

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Temporary One Time Variance for In-Person Easter Worship & Outdoor Variance Guidelines and Information

March 26, 2021

25 March 2021

Friends,
As anticipated, Dr Henry has released some new regulations regarding worship. It is clear that the numbers are still climbing and that public gatherings are still a risk. I encourage you, as always to carefully consider the decisions and their impact on the most vulnerable among you. Please note that you must follow all of the guidelines in the health order. Please refer to the PDF documents for detailed information from the Province of BC, and

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Letter to Nuxalk Nation in Bella Coola, Response to Provincial Authorities

February 18, 2021

The letter carried to the Nuxalk Nation, and sent to Hon Adrian Dix and Dr Bonnie Henry, regarding the removal of COVID-19 vaccines in the Bella Coola community on January …

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Affirming & Process Information for the PMRC

February 17, 2021

Welcome!  Here you’ll find information about the Affirming process work that the PMRC Regional Council is engaging in. There are a few different kinds of information on this page, scroll …

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Regional Justice Report – Walking in a Good Way

February 12, 2021

Friends,
I am pleased to (finally) share the final report from the justice consultation that was so ably run by Janet Gray. I am very grateful for her work, and for the participation of the Region. The Regional Executive has considered the report and believe it provides good direction and focus for this work. This report identifies areas of focus for this ministry that align with these priorities. Based on this, we will be posting the Regional Justice position (currently vacant .5 FTE) with the following areas of priority: Anti Racism; Affirming ministry; Support to Community of Faith, First Third Ministry and Networks with a special emphasis on initiatives involving climate justice. 

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Indigenous Lenten Reflection & Invitation

February 9, 2021

Dear Friends, For our Lenten series, we have offered Indigenous reflections on Lent for the Pacific Mountain Regional Council. We offer these discussions to help congregations dialogue and speak within …

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Financial Donations to Lax Kw’alaams Grace United Church

February 9, 2021

Friends, On January 30. 2021, I shared the news (click) that the community of Grace United Church, in Lax Kw’alaams, BC lost their building to a fire. In the weeks …

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Fraser UCW March 2021 Gathering

February 4, 2021

Save the Date! Fraser UCW Virtual Gathering hosted by Trinity Memorial UCW Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1-3pm Fraser UCW Zoom Spring AGM Gathering log in directions  

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Indigenous Pink Shirt Day ~ A Zoom Lenten Study on February 24

February 3, 2021

Indigenous Pink Shirt Day (Feb 24) is an anti-bullying awareness day. One of the key factors behind bullying behavior can be linked to familial and community interrelations. Everyone is invited to join us in a joint Chinook Winds & Pacific Mountain regions online session to discuss intergenerational trauma and lateral violence in community and in the urban environment.

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Dates for General Meeting 2021

February 3, 2021

June 11, 12, 13, 2021
Online Gathering (we will for sure be holding this meeting online)

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Queer Virtue Lenten Study Series – 2 Live Author Engagements, 5 Study Sessions

February 3, 2021

Your Regional Council Affirming Committee invites you to enter the work and faithful practice of exploring what it means to be a church of belonging. It’s co-hosted by Chinook Winds and Pacific Mountain Regional Councils. All ages and demographics, identities and sexualities welcome! This event starts soon (Feb 10!) with the first *LIVE* session with ‘Queer Virtue’ book & study guide author, LIz Edman. FREE – register for the Zoom links.

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Prayers for the Lax Kw’alaams community, Grace United Church lost to fire

January 30, 2021

Friends, I am sad to report that the community of Lax Kw’alaams lost their Grace United Church building to a fire last night. The photo of the church, shown standing …

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