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We are Hiring! Office and Facilities Assistant

Office and Facilities Assistant Canadian Memorial United Church is a progressive, open and welcoming organization.  We are looking for an assistant to support our leadership with venue rentals and related administrative tasks. Reporting to the Lead Minister, this is a part-time, six month, contract with a possibility of renewal.  This position is well suited to someone who has strong interpersonal skills and who is attentive to detail, organized and self-motivated. Key Responsibilities Act as a...

Our Syrian refugee family has arrived!!!

  It was an extremely exciting day yesterday for Canadian Memorial United Church. Finally after almost 10 months our Syrian refugee family has arrived in Canada. The Refugee Committee and CMUC have been working tirelessly putting on fundraisers and raising money to bring Dalal and her two boys Yazan and Gaid over from Turkey. Almost a year ago Dalal’s husband was killed in prison by The Assad Regime and fearing for their lives...

Ash Wednesday – February 10th at 7:00pm

The Season of Lent is fast approaching. This is a season that has traditionally been seen as a time to try harder by giving up some vice or other. In truth, our spiritual awakening and deepening is about trying less not more, surrendering, letting go, a deep allowing of Spirit to be at work within. You are invited, this year, to really embrace the gift of these seven weeks to deepen your spiritual practice. Join...

Earth Literacies and CMUC present The Mysticism of Teilhard de Chardin, with Margaret Walters

Teilhard personally struggled all his life between the dialectic he framed in his cosmology: ‘adoration or suicide.’ His journey of surrender to Omega was ongoing to the end of his life when he could say that God’s presence was with him all the time. His passionate love of manifest reality caused him to swim against the current of his time which flowed towards otherworldly transcendence and insisted, “There is a communion with God, and a...