Loving our neighbour and ourselves …

Over two Sessions on May 4 & 6, 2021, 165 delegates to the 3rd Annual Meeting met to worship together, and to listen, discuss and decide the work of the Northern Spirit Regional Council.

Session 1: Video Recording
Session 1: Written Summary

Session 2: Video Recording
Session 2: Written Summary

Video Greetings: the Right Reverend Dr. Richard Bott, United Church Moderator
Video Presentation: Mission and Service: Thank you for your generosity!

Proposals for Action by the 44th General Council, as approved:

Community of Faith Meeting Quorum
Commemorate Emancipation Sunday
Criteria and Authority for a Regional Council to End a Pastoral Relationship

Proposals for Action of the Northern Spirit Regional Council, as approved:

Response from the Northern Spirit Regional Council to the
Incidences of Racial Violence and Hatred in Alberta

Expressing Deep Concerns with the Proposed Alberta K-6 Curriculum

Commissioners to the 44th General Council: (* indicates Lay Members)
Mary Annan    M.P.T. Basele    Daniel Chon*    Peter Chynoweth    Lloyd Henderson*
Amy Kaler*    Helen Reed    Scott Reynolds    Leigh Sinclair    Gord Waldie
Sarah Waldie*    Bruce West*      Alternates:   Linda Marcotte    Deborah Hoekstra

3rd Annual Meeting Workbook:

Regional Council Information, Business Items, Reports, and more Reports. This is the place to find more detailed information about the Northern Spirit Regional Council from the reports that were submitted to the Annual Meeting, and the business that was addressed.

The Second Annual Northern Spirit Regional Council Meeting was held the evenings of October 14 and 21, 2020, with approximately 170 people in attendance. Ministry Personnel, Lay Representatives from Communities of Faith, and Guests from all over the Northern Spirit region worshipped together, heard a report from the Affirming Task Group, and learned about and voted “Yes” to Remit 1: Amendment to Basis of Union Article 10.0.

To download a copy of the PowerPoint presentation from the Affirming Task Group,  please click here.
A recording of Session 1, October 14, 2020, is posted here.
For a written summary of the evening, please click here.
A recording of Session 2, October 21, 2020, is posted here.
For a written summary of the evening, please click here.
For  the full text of Remit 1: Amendment of Article 10.0 (Basis of Union), please visit: https://generalcouncil43.ca/council/remit

A view of the Celebration of Ministries Service at the Inaugural meeting of the Northern Spirit Regional Council, May 26, 2019, in Valleyview, Alberta.