Fast for the Climate Resources

Posted on Mar 26, 2015
Fast for the Climate Resources

In the year leading up to November’s UN Climate Summit, people all over the world will participate in 24 hour rolling fasts as a sign of solidarity with the people, regions, communities and ecosystems  most affected by the climate crisis.

Creative Commons and Copyright

Posted on Mar 25, 2015
Creative Commons and Copyright

What is copyright and why does it matter? Copyright law grants exclusive rights to creators of original works of authorship. The internet has meant copyright law is becoming more relevant and complicated than it was twenty years ago. Infringing copyrights—even unintentionally or unknowingly—can lead to liability.

Preparing your treasured photos for Archives – by Erin Greeno

Posted on Mar 18, 2015
Preparing your treasured photos for Archives – by Erin Greeno

A box of photo albums is sitting on my desk at the United Church of Canada Archives in Toronto. I’d say the albums include at least 300 images depicting the activities of a United Church congregation over maybe a five year period. There are photographs of church picnics, anniversaries, and church members posing for reasons […]

An Invitation to be a Witness

Posted on Mar 16, 2015
An Invitation to be a Witness

Two participants from each presbytery of Hamilton Conference will be selected to go to Ottawa to be witnesses to the end of the five-year Truth and Reconciliation Commission mandate and begin to take next steps toward reconciliation in Hamilton Conference contexts.

Videos introduce Comprehensive Review proposals

Posted on Mar 12, 2015
Videos introduce Comprehensive Review proposals

Three new YouTube videos have been posted on the United Church YouTube channel about the Comprehensive Review proposals: