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March 21, 2023 — A CALL TO ACTION – SUPPORT THE GUARANTEED LIVABLE INCOME MOVEMENT. The push for a Guaranteed Livable Income (GLI) is continuing to grow and find more and more supporters…The current focus in building support for a GLI is a campaign to encourage municipalities in provinces and territories across the country to pass resolutions that will be sent to the respective provincial or territorial governments and the federal government asking that a GLI be implemented across Canada. Read the entire letter: EOORC GLI Call to Action

March 8, 2023 — VIDEOS OF WINTER MEETING PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE — Videos and PowerPoint presentations can be viewed from the Winter Meeting webpage.   You can also view the videos directly on the EOORC YouTube Channel.

February 17, 2023 — SETTING OUR SIGHTS WORKING GROUP —  Help us shape a future worth getting excited about! The Eastern Ontario Outaouais Regional Council is embarking upon a strategic planning process to embody the vision adopted by the General Council (Bold Discipleship, Deep Spirituality, Daring Justice). The goal is to create a strategic operational plan by the end of 2023 that will set some clear goals and objectives for the Regional Council to live out this vision. We are seeking a team of eight people whose work is expected to be completed by the end of 2023. The working group Setting Our Sights will be shepherding the process, do active listening, discern, draft, consult and refine the plan for adoption by the Regional Council. If you are interested in joining this team, please signal your interest before March 5th, describing your passion and gifts for this role, through the Nominations Team. The Nominations Committee will be looking for a diversity of representation including geographic, urban and rural, large and small ministry experience.

For online fillable expression of interest form, please visit HERE.  For copy of expression of interest form to download, please visit HERE

You, or someone you know in your congregation, may be interested in joining the Setting Our Sights Working Group; please pass along!


February 7, 2023 — OFFICE OF VOCATION — We’d like to advise ministry personnel that the 2023 Annual Declaration is now open until May 19, 2023. It’s free and only takes a few minutes. Log into ChurchHub.ca to make your Annual Declaration about whether you’ve had criminal charges in the last year or not.  Also, please note, if you make your Annual Declaration each year, you do not need to get a new police records check!  (Remember that Chrome or Edge are the preferred browsers for ChurchHub; Safari is not optimal.)

February 1, 2023 –  VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE: AN EVENING WITH REV TERESA BURNETT-COLE — On January 26, 2023, Rev. Teresa Burnett-Cole presented on the topic, The Gifts of Indigenous Worship for Settler Churches. Rev. Burnett-Cole’s presentation was warmly received by more than 100 attendees on Zoom. This was the inaugural event of the Righting Relations Network. You can watch the video of Rev. Burnett-Cole’s presentation HERE.