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The resolution passed at the General Meeting

Executive Minister, Treena Duncan is hosting a special town hall with guest Rev. Keith Simmonds. I hope you’ll join this conversation; as an Ecumenical Accompanier in Palestine and Israel from January through March of this year, Keith witnessed and reported on human rights violations carried out upon Palestinian Children in Occupied Palestine. I write with an update on the resolution you passed at the general meeting, concerning the regional council’s participating in a petition to the Government of Canada, concerning the potential human rights abuses of Palestinian children. The petition reads: Read More

PMRC Financial Townhall

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Sept 23 Townhall with guest Rev Michael Blair

Please join me and President Rev Blair Odney at this week's Townhall gathering. We're thrilled to be hosting the newly appointed UCC General Secretary, Rev Michael Blair. You can read about Michael's appointment here (click for link). Michael will be joining us to talk about his current portfolio (Church in Mission) and his move to his new role. The details for joining the PMRC Townhall  Meeting are below. Read More

Meet Rev Blair Odney, President

This week President Rev Blair Odney joins Treena Duncan at the PMRC Townhall. The mantel of President was passed from Rev Jay Olson to Blair at the Saturday June 27th in the Celebration of Ministry Service (link to view the recording of the worship service is here). Treena will moderate the Townhall and Blair will lead worship and engage in conversation about the work of the Executive in the coming year. Please join in welcoming Blair at this special Townhall, if you can! Read More
Murray Pruden Indigenous Minister PMRC

Townhall with Guest Murray Pruden ~ PMRC outgoing Indigenous Minister

This week Indigenous Minister Murray Pruden joins us, as the PMRC Townhall guest. Murray will be speaking to Indigenous Heritage Month, with insight, resources and conversation. As you know from previous newsletters, Murray is moving to our denomination's national church office this July. We are thrilled for Murray and the wider church who will come to experience his leadership in Indigenous Ministries, and we will really miss him here in our Regional Council. Please join this special townhall, if you can! Zoom link details below. Read More

Townhall with Treena and Jay

PMRC Executive Minister, Treena Duncan is hosting a Townhall Conference via Zoom, with President Rev Jay Olson, for all PMRC folk who would like to join for connection with executive leadership, prayer, and conversations with time to ask the questions you have. Click to join the Zoom (you can join by audio only). Wednesday March […] Read More

Townhall Meeting with Treena Duncan and Rev. Blair Odney

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash   Jan 20 Townhall: Welcome the New Year Join Treena and Blair as we greet the New Year in our first Townhall meeting in 2021. Information for the Zoom meeting is below.   Topic: PMR Townhall meeting Time: Jan 20, 2021 02:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   […] Read More

Townhall Meeting with Special Guest Jason Byassee

Nov 18 Townhall: with Guest Jason Byassee Treena and Blair will be joined by Rev. Dr. Jason Byassee, who teaches preaching at the Vancouver School of Theology. Jason will present on his forthcoming book, Northern Lights: Resurrecting Church in the North of England. It’s about growing congregations in places where churches purportedly ‘can’t’ grow. Some […] Read More

Townhall Meeting with Treena Duncan and Rev. Blair Odney

Nov 4 Townhall: Cross-PMRC Check-in and Resource Sharing Join Treena and Blair for a conversation with one another, about what we have learned during COVID that might inform future ministry, share what’s working for your setting so that others may learn, and look ahead to strategies and ideas for Christmas season and worship times. Click Here for […] Read More

Special Information Townhall: Palestinian Network, with Treena Duncan and Guest Rev. Keith Simmonds

Special Information Townhall: Palestinian Network, with Treena Duncan and Guest Rev. Keith Simmonds, former human rights observer in Palestine Rev. Keith Simmonds served as an Ecumenical Accompanier in Palestine and Israel from January through March of this year, where he witnessed and reported on human rights violations carried out upon Palestinian Children in Occupied Palestine. Click […] Read More

PMRC Townhall Meeting: Sisters in Spirit, with Cheryl Bear

Click here for the recording of this Townhall Meeting. PMRC Townhall Meeting Oct 7, 2020, 1:00PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Meeting ID: 977 9619 1476 Password: 046065 All are welcome to attend the important townhall gathering, with guest speaker Cheryl Bear. Cheryl will be hosted by Rev John Snow (Indigenous Minister), Rev Blair Odney […] Read More

Online Town Hall Conference, with Treena and Blair

Our next Online Townhall Conference is scheduled for Wednesday September 23, from 1 – 2:30 pm.  Click here for the recording of the Zoom call. This week we will be joined by our new General Secretary, Rev. Michael Blair. He will talk to us about his current portfolio (Church in Mission) and his move to […] Read More

Online Town Hall Conference, with Treena and Blair

Click here for the recording of this meeting. Below is the Pandemic Continuity Plan from First United that you can use as a template.   Treena will be joined by President Blair Odney, and the meeting will feature Rev. Diane Strickland. Diane will be speaking with the title ‘Tired of COVID?’ and addressing the topic […] Read More

Townhall with Guest President Rev Blair Odney

This week President Rev Blair Odney joins Treena Duncan at the PMRC Townhall. The mantel of President was passed from Rev Jay Olson to Blair at the Saturday June 27th in the Celebration of Ministry Service. Treena will moderate the Townhall and Blair will lead worship and engage in conversation about the work of the Executive in the coming year. Please join in welcoming Blair at this special Townhall, if you can! Read More

Online Townhall Conference, with Treena and Jay

Over the next while, Pacific Mountain Regional Council Executive Minister, Treena Duncan is hosting online Townhall Conferences via Zoom, with President Rev Jay Olson, for all PMRC folk who would like to join for connection with executive leadership, prayer and conversations, with time to ask the questions you have. Join join the Townhall Conference, click on the link (you can join by audio only). If it's your first Zoom experience, the Zoom link will prompt you to download the App for accessing the meeting. Read More

Online Townhall Conference, with Treena and Jay

Over the next while, Pacific Mountain Regional Council Executive Minister, Treena Duncan is hosting online Townhall Conferences via Zoom, with President Rev Jay Olson, for all PMRC folk who would like to join for connection with executive leadership, prayer and conversations, with time to ask the questions you have. Join join the Townhall Conference, click on the link (you can join by audio only). If it's your first Zoom experience, the Zoom link will prompt you to download the App for accessing the meeting. Read More