“See you in a little while…” – A Message From Carmen Lansdowne

As you may have heard, I have been elected as the 44th Moderator of the United Church of Canada, and my new journey begins at my installation this Sunday. I’m humbled that the people of the United Church—many of you—have put your trust in me to be the spiritual leader and public representative for the […]

A Fond Farewell to 320 East Hastings

Communities of Faith gather to say goodbye as we move First Forward On May 20, nearly 40 members of our Communities of Faith gathered at 320 East Hastings to help usdecommission the building with a thoughtful remembrance of the work that took place within the walls about to be dismantled. Led by the Rev. Bob […]

Carmen Lansdowne is the Uncontested Nominee for 44th Moderator

History repeats itself at the General Council 44. For the second time in the United Church of Canada, the election for Moderator has gone uncontested (the first time it happened was during the 34th General Council in the early 1990s). We are so proud that First United’s Executive Director, the Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, is […]

Carmen Lansdowne Nominated for Moderator

We’re honoured to be able to announce that Executive Director, The Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, has been nominated as a candidate for Moderator of the United Church of Canada’s this year’s 44th General Council. The Moderator is responsible for giving spiritual leadership to all in the United Church of Canada, chairing meetings of the General […]