The United Church celebrates its official Pride Sunday on the first Sunday in June. We encourage you to mark this day and celebrate the lives and ministry of LGBTQIA+ and Two Spirit people in all their diversity.

Pride Sunday Bulletin

Shining Waters Regional Council Prayer Cycle:

Today we pray for Sandhill United Church, Caledon, Northlea United Church, Toronto and New Hope United Church, Concord

Minute For Mission:

Mission and Service: 96 Years Strong

True or false: The United Church of Canada was formed in 1925 in part so that our founding denominations could combine their finances to do more mission work in Canada and around the world. Check out this story for the answer and an overview of how Mission & Service changes lives—perfect for Anniversary Sunday! 

Prayer:

A Pride Affirmation: An affirming prayer by Rev. Don Uhryniw.

Worship Blog:

A Fighting Pride Rooted in Love: Jordan Sullivan share about how Two-Spirit LGBTQ+ people love and value Pride Month.

Bulletin cover ...

Noah Comar (Pride and Orange Shirt Day logos)

Images used in worship video... 

Let Us Build a House  - Murphy Partners  

My Love Colours Outside the Lines  –  Josh Edelson EFP 

We Are Pilgrims  –  Bruce Head/kawarthaNow

The hymn recordings today are from… 

More Voices: Audio CD (The United Church of Canada, 2007) and YouTube

Let Us Build a House – First United Church Choir. Truro, NS. Chris Bowman, director. September 5, 2006.

My Love Colours Outside the Lines – Shilo-Sixth Avenue United Church Choir, New Westminster, BC. Craig Terrill, director. February 19, 2007.

We Are Pilgrims  –  Peninsula United Church, Surrey BC. March 22, 2021.