Who can be Affirming? Any ministry in the United Church of Canada (and beyond!) which has completed the Affirming process, held a public celebration, and committed itself to ongoing action. Our list of Affirming Ministries is constantly growing. It’s divided into 4 categories; the category of “Communities of Faith” (local churches- formerly “congregations”) has been divided by provinces and territories.
You can also check out the United Church’s national map and search “Affirming ministries” by location.
- Communities of Faith (formerly called “congregations”):
- Other Church Courts and Organizations
- Regional Councils (formerly Presbyteries and Conferences)
- Assisted Living Homes
- Educational Institutions
- Education and Retreat Centres