Port Nelson United ChurchAn Affirmed Church, 3132 South Drive Burlington, Ontario,
Affirm United at Port Nelson United Church, Burlington

CHURCH ACTIVITIES & NEWS

Sunday Service - December 16 at 10.30am
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Announcements for the week of December 16 (Port Nelson Notebook)
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Rekindle Update - December 2 2018
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Blessings Menu
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Festival of Lessons and Carols - December 16 at 4:30pm
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Visioning Plan 2017
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Children and Youth Ministries Brochure
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Reaching Out Ministries Brochure
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Adult Small Groups Brochure
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Caring Ministries Brochure
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A complete list of activities is available on the Events Listing page and our Worship opportunities can be found on our Our Sunday Morning page.

AFFIRM UNITED

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June 4, 2017

On this day, Port Nelson celebrated becoming an Affirming Ministry of the United Church of Canada. As the only Affirming congregation in Burlington, Port Nelson has made a public commitment to work for the full inclusion of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as affirming the variety of people who are part of God´s loving creation.

Affirm Statement

We affirm, include, and celebrate people of every age, race, belief, culture, ability, income level, family configuration, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation in the life and ministry of Port Nelson. As followers of Jesus we believe that we are part of the body of Christ. The apostle Paul said that ‘the body does not consist of one member but of many´ and all are indispensable. (1 Corinthians 12:14, 22-26)

Events & Information

1. LGBTQ Perspectives

2. Indigenous Education

Map of Ontario Treaties and Reserves. This link provides valuable information about treaties and reserves across Ontario. You can click on the map and it will take you to each treaty. Searching by cities is not as effective.

Why so few people on Six Nations reserve have clean running water: www.cbc.ca link - A professor is calling attention to the dismal lack of access to clean running water on the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve in Ontario — despite it being a stone's throw away from major towns and cities with fully functioning water infrastructure.

Listen to CBC Radio One program "Unreserved" for top-notch stories about Truth and Reconciliation in Canada.

The Massey Lectures for 2018 have been announced. The author is Tanya Talaga, author of Seven Fallen Feathers.

3. Multi-Faith Initiatives

4. Environment

Why Fossil Fuel Subsidies Don't Belong in Canada's Climate Policy

Climate Change as a Matter of Faith and Justice