The United Church is 100 years Young

The 100th anniversary of The United Church of Canada will be launched with special services, locally and nationally, on June 9, 2024, and culminate with a national service on June 8, 2025. The occasion will also be recognized at the 45th General Council, to be held in July in Calgary, Alberta.

This is a year of celebration but also of lament. While honouring the good work we have done, we also name honestly our history as a denomination, acknowledge our colonial past and our role in residential schools, as well as other harms done by stances we have or have not taken collectively.

Between June 2024 and June 2025, online events will explore many aspects of our church’s history. Watch for more information in the Essentials emails as well as on and

As we mark 100 years, we delight in knowing that God has a continuing purpose for The United Church of Canada. We are changing, yes, and things are not the same as they were when we began in 1925 or when the baby boomer generation filled the churches in the 1950s and 1960s, but still, there is growth and possibility. God is not done with us yet! Our Christian voice is needed.

Let’s name where we have come from and open ourselves to God’s dream of where we are going. Watch for more information about the year of remembrance, reflection, acknowledgment and celebration.