TUCC's Board Approves First Loan within the Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council Area
TUCC’s board of directors has approved a $500,000 loan to East Plains United Church for the construction of a daycare centre which will provide essential childcare facilities in an area of population growth. This is TUCC’s first loan within the Horseshoe Falls Regional Council Area.
Report from the Innovative Ministry Centre's Evaluators and Funders Workshop
On September 27th, 2019, 20 representatives from the Anglican Diocese of Toronto, Shining Waters Regional Council, Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council, and Horseshoe Falls Regional Council gathered to learn about the Innovative Ministry Centre’s (IMC’s) proposed Innovative Missional Ministry Workshops and exchange ideas regarding the important task of nurturing and evaluating experiments in new forms of ministry. Next up in terms of the IMC’s workshop program is an information session for members of communities of faith interested in or currently carrying out new ministry initiatives. Learn more about the information session on the Innovative Ministry Centre page.
TUCC's First AGM Representing Four Regional Council Areas took place in June 2019
On June 13th, 2019 TUCC held its Annual General Meeting at St. Andrew’s United Church (Georgetown). The meeting took place within the bounds of Horseshoe Falls Regional Council, one of the four new regional councils TUCC seeks to serve following the recent restructuring within the United Church of Canada. Attended by two regional council Executive Ministers and new members of the TUCC corporation nominated by Shining Waters, East Central Ontario, Western Ontario Waterways, and Horseshoe Falls Regional Councils, the meeting was an opportunity to learn from one another and introduce TUCC’s work to a broader audience. Photos from the meeting have been posted to TUCC’s facebook page.
How Green is Your Church 2019 Award Winners Announced
The How Green Is Your Church program was created in partnership with Shining Waters Regional Council’s social justice groups. Faith communities are challenged to become greener by aiming for certification through the Greening Sacred Spaces Green Certification Program. Three prizes of $1,000 are available for the best plan in each of three categories. We congratulate the 2019 award winners!
- St. Paul’s United Church (Orillia)
- Richmond Hill United Church
- Humber Valley United Church