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United Church of Canada

A guide for finding resources on the United Church of Canada

General Resources of the United Church

The Manual – United Church of Canada

         -Covers United Church governance, doctrines, polity, organization, administration, by-laws, procedures, etc.

-Manuals from 2019 on are available online on the United Church of Canada website

Year Book & Directory – United Church of Canada

        -The Year Book includes annual reports of church bodies' activities in the preceding year.

Record of Proceedings - United Church of Canada (General Council)

        -Contains proceedings of the Council, reports, recommendations, and motions from church bodies.

The Untied Church of Canada: Unfettered for 2025 Celebrations (2023)

Building God's Beloved Community: Discipleship in The United Church of Canada (2022)

The Theology of The United Church of Canada (2019)  (print & online)

Who's Minding the Story? The United Church of Canada Meets a Secular Age (2018)  (print & online)

This United Church of Ours (4th ed.) (2017)

An Intercultural Adventure Part II: The Authority and Interpretation of Scripture in The United Church of Canada (2016)

Sorry: Why Our Church Apologized (2015)

An Introduction to The United Church of Canada: Key Texts with Introductions and Commentary (2013)

Ordinary Heroes: Celebrating United Church Women (2012)

"Women in the United Church of Canada," in Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America (2006) (print & online)

That We May Know Each Other: United Church - Muslim Relations Today (2004)

Justice and Reconciliation: The Legacy of Indian Residential Schools and the Journey Toward Reconciliation: A Resource for Congregations (2001)

To Seek Justice and Resist Evil: Towards a Global Economy for All God's People (2001)

Welcome to The United Church of Canada: A Newcomer's Introduction to a New Creed (1999)

Dialogue at the Boundaries: An Exploration of the Native Apology (1986) and its Relationship to an Understanding of Mission within The United Church of Canada (D.Min Thesis) (1999)  (print & online)

In the Public Arena: Social Policy Positions of The United Church of Canada (1998)

Daring to be United: Including Lesbians and Gays in The United Church of Canada (1998)

Bearing Faithful Witness: United Church - Jewish Relations Today (1998)

Reconciling & Making New: Who is Jesus for the World Today? (Committee on Theology & Faith) (1998)

Mending the World: An Ecumenical Vision for Healing and Reconciliation (1997)

This is Your Church: A Guide to the Beliefs, Practices, and Positions of The United Church of Canada (3rd ed.) (1993)

Ministers of The United Church of Canada, 1981-1985 (1993?)

The First Stone: Homosexuality and the United Church (1990)

The Church and the Economic Crisis: A Study of the United Church's Continuing Concern for Social Justice (1988)

Called to Serve: A Story of Diaconal Ministry in The United Church of Canada (1985)

We Have an Anchor: A Searching Study of the Basis of Union of The United Church of Canada (1984)

Women Work & Worship: A Study Guide (1984)

Educated Ministry in The United Church of Canada (1984)

Gift, Dilemma and Promise: A Report and Affirmations on Human Sexuality (1984)

United Church Ministers, 1925-1980 (1983?-84?)

Women Work & Worship in The United Church of Canada (1983)

The Changing Church in Canada: Beliefs and Social Attitudes of United Church People (1965)

See the Christ Stand: A Study in Doctrine in The United Church of Canada (1945)

This is Our Faith: An Exposition of the Statement of Faith of The United Church of Canada (1943)

That They May Be One: An Introduction to the Study of the Work of the Board of Home Missions of The United Church of Canada (1929)