Continuing the Conversation from GC 43

Honest listening and conversation for United Church clergy, staff, commissioners, and presbyters. Saturday, October 27, 5:30 p.m. at Faith United Church, Courtice. Potluck dinner. RSVP to Wanda Stride ([email protected]) or Maya Brathwaite ([email protected]). Click here to download flyer.

Niagara Youth Festival

Niagara Youth Festival gathers high school youth from across Ontario, October 26-28, 2018, for a weekend of worship, workshops and being tourists in Niagara Falls. This year NYF welcomes Rodger Nishioka as their theme speaker.  Visit:

The Political Jesus: A Westar Event in Canada

A weekend workshop, October 19-20, 2018, at Westdale United Church in Hamilton with Art Dewey and Celene Lillie. Click here to download flyer.

Licensed Lay Worship Leader program offered by the Centre for Practical Theology and the United Church Council of Middlesex Presbytery

A Four Weekend Unit program for those seeking preparation for Licensed Lay Worship Leadership and/or those seeking to further deepen their skills in Worship Leadership. Click here to download flyer.

September 14-16, 2018: Text and Context

March 1-3, 2019: Practical Application

July 12-14, 2019: The Art of Worship Leadership

September 13-15, 2019: Worship and Reflection

Friday 7 pm to Sunday- 3 pm (sharp)

Location: IVEY SPENCER LEADERSHIP CENTRE (551 Windermere Road, London)

Together, we will explore Scripture, Liturgy, Preaching, Theology and more, with an emphasis on practical application and integration for Worship Leadership.

Cost: $475 per Weekend Unit (Meals and Accommodation INCLUDED).

Application Deadline: May 30th, 2018.

Course Maximum: 15 LLWL participants.

Participants must attend all four weekend units to graduate with LLWL certificate of completion. For more information please contact Jeff Crittenden at [email protected]