Annual Conference and AGM 2018 Online Registration Form

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

We have closed registration for Affirm United / S’affirmer Ensemble’s 2018 AGM and conference, Many Voices- One Song. Thank you to our 80 plus registrants.

We emphasize that all people of all identities are welcome at this gathering; we ask that you bring a respectful spirit and open mind, and that all participants come with the belief that sexual and gender diversity is part of God’s beloved creation. Our movement believes that being gender and/ or sexually diverse is a gift, not a sin. We look forward to seeing you July 13-15 at Royal York Road United in Toronto!

All of the information you include in this form will be treated as confidential, and shared only as needed with the planning committee and AUSE’s communications coordinator.

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New resources to help your work

These resources are designed to help your work, whether you’re considering beginning the Affirming process or have been an Affirming ministry for decades. Check out our infographic, our Becoming Affirming flyer, and our travelling banners. Note that we all Affirming resources are available on our Affirming ministry and our Resources/ handouts pages.  Continue reading

Celebration for Gaetz Memorial UC, Red Deer AB

Gaetz Memorial United Church, will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday November 19, 2017 at 10:30 AM at

Gaetz Memorial United Church
4758 50 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 1X2
gaetzmemorialunitedchurch.ca

All welcome!
Please send a note of congratulations to the Gaetz Memorial United Church community by filling out this contact form:

Celebration for Huron Shores UC, Grand Bend, ON

Huron Shores United Church in Grand Bend, ON will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry at a special service on Sunday September 24 at 2:00 pm.  All welcome to the celebration! Please join them at:

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 498
20 Municipal Drive,
Grand Bend, ON  K0M 1T0
519-238-2402
www.huronshoresunitedchurch.com

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Celebration for Trinity UC, Portage la Prairie, MB

Trinity United Church in Portage la Prairie in Manitoba will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at their regular 10:30 am service.  Please join them at:

Trinity United Church
15 Tupper Street South
Portage la Prairie,  MB  R1N 1W7
(204) 857-4471
trinityunitedportage.ca/

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Celebration for Two Rivers Pastoral Charge, NB

Two Rivers Pastoral Charge (which includes Bayswater-Summerville United Church, Long Reach United Church and Westfield United Church) will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at an 11:00 am morning service. Please join them at:

The Sherwood Cottage
100 Admiral Lane
Long Reach, NB  E5S 2L5
Site Phone (506) 763-3684

Two Rivers Pastoral Charge
(506) 757-2201
www.2riversunited.com

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Celebration for Living Waters Presbytery, Toronto Conference

Living Waters Presbytery, Toronto Conference, will celebrate their declaration of becoming an Affirming Ministry on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. At 6:30 p.m. a panel of gay and lesbian United Church clergy will share their stories of the importance of this declaration. This will be followed by a celebratory worship service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to this momentous event. Please join them at

Bracebridge United Church
46 Dominion St.
Bracebridge,  ON  P1L 2A5
(705) 645-5713
torontoconference.ca/living-waters-presbytery

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