Category Mission & Service

Gifts and Giving Tuesday / More

Mission & Service Stories Giving Tuesday–Helping After the Headlines Fade After the headlines fade, there’s still work to be done to help communities rebuild and recover. That’s why this Giving Tuesday—November 29—your gifts will support the United Church’s vital emergency response long- and short-term work, providing critical support like food, water, shelter, counselling and rebuilding […]

Transforming Lives / More

Mission & Service Stories for July Rising Above Tragedy to Transform Lives Sailove, a survivor of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, is one of the Asian Rural Institute’s most recent graduates. With skills she developed at the agricultural school, she plans to initiate community cooperatives to pass on the skills she learned–skills developed with help […]

Transportation Improves Lives / More

Mission & Service Stories for June Transportation Is Key to Improving Lives High gas prices, the cost of a vehicle, and lack of public transit that reaches job-rich areas can be barriers to creating a better life. Your gifts through Mission & Service help. Your Gifts Support Displaced People in Ukraine More than 12 million […]

Kits for Ukraine / More

Mission & Service Stories for May Food and Hygiene Kits for Ukraine By the end of March, over four million refugees had fled Ukraine, 90 per cent of them women and children. Gifts with Vision – the United Church’s giving catalogue – has just unveiled its latest gifts to help them. Taken and Detained: 17-Year-Old […]

Acting Together for Ukraine

Your support is helping to provide shelter, clean water, food, and medical attention. We are stronger together, and what affects one of us affects all of us. These two truths have become even more apparent as the invasion of Ukraine continues to cost precious lives and rapidly create a humanitarian crisis. The United Nations reports […]