What are the similarities and differences between charity and justice? Are they two sides of the same coin? This webinar will look at what our engagement in anti-poverty work looks like from both a focus on charity and a focus on justice. More Info »
You’ve got a project that needs funding. You’ve found a potential funder. But how do you build an application that gives you the best chance to secure funding for your project? This webinar will cover the basics of successful grant writing as well as some tips and tricks to make your application shine – don’t leave money on the table! More Info »
Listen and learn from people with lived experience of poverty. Inform your anti- poverty work by learning from and becoming strategic partners with people living in poverty (rather than seeing them as a target group). More Info »
Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) is mentioned several times in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. What does it mean? How is it applied in Canada in relationship to resource development and First Nations, Metis, and Inuit? How does it relate to the Duty to Consult? Is it only ‘aspirational’? What More Info »
What was experienced and accomplished at the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls held on February 27 in Ottawa? What can church groups do to work in solidarity in the three priority areas of: Prevention and Awareness Community Safety Policing Measures and Justice Responses Our two co-presenters for this 90-minute webinar More Info »
In all of nature, we have evidence that new life emerges from that which is dying. We also know that the future is being birthed in our “Now.” This very interactive session will ask you to consider the extravagant models of resurrection and emergence we have all around us. It will also lend you the More Info »
Presenting a congregational development tool called Already Missional, which is available to EDGE consultants working with United Churches. United Church parishioners are often leaders and volunteers in the local community’s social service sector. The already-missional model explores these established community partnerships to build the congregation’s capacity for mission. The webinar will describe the tool’s “missional readiness questions” More Info »
This webinar, facilitated by Michael Ward, explores some of the learnings of his congregation over the past twenty plus years in establishing an innovative mission through an evolving and emerging engagement with its downtown community. The focus is on: defining your unique why? as a congregation; the importance of establishing strong core values; living out More Info »
Have you ever said, “I’m pretty sure our church has a vision statement but God only knows what it is.” “I’m not sure how I would describe our church to a new comer.” “We just don’t have enough volunteers to keep things going as they are.” “Another deficit budget?” If you have then your congregation More Info »
"It's not so much that the church has a mission, it's that the mission of God has a church." Presenter: Alan Hirsch
Reweaving theconnectional fabricthat makes us United.
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from across Canada and the world.