About BC Conference

BC Conference is an administrative and service-delivery body of The United Church of Canada. We provide staff, finances, advice, advocacy and programming resources to 10 presbyteries, 200+ congregations, hundreds of ministry personnel and numerous ministries in British Columbia including camps, social service agencies, housing and care facilities, chaplaincies, hospitals and educational centres. Read our mission and vision here and see what's happening below.

Camp Fircom recognized by the David Suzuki Foundation

Picture of Camp FircomCamp Fircom is a gift of The United Church of Canada that helps people from all walks of life experience spirituality, education, health and wellness, and, as the David Suzuki Foundation has highlighted in their latest initiative, the environment.

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Imagine Children's Retreat

Start Date: 
Feb 20 2015 - 4:00pm - Feb 22 2015 - 12:00pm

This event is a time for children to get together, enjoy the outside, and make new friends. 

We will eat, play, sing and worship together. 

Come as a participant, a youth leader or adult leader! 

Find out more at www.imaginechildrensretreat.ca

BC Conference Archives is moving, service reduced

View from the old archivesAs of March 31, 2015, the BC Conference Archives will move to a new location due to the sale of its current home, the Iona Building, to the University of British Columbia. Announcement of the building sale was made on January 7, 2014.

While the search continues for a permanent, modern facility with appropriate accessibility, the BC Conference Archives will be housed temporarily at Ryerson United Church Memorial Centre, 2195 West 45th Ave, Vancouver.

Evolve 2014: Event Highlights

From November 8 to 11, 180 youth and young adults gathered at Stillwood Camp & Conference Centre to form community, explore faith, and have fun. And they did just that! 

From collaborative art projects to singing, Hunger Games and dress-up dinners, and a variety of spiritual reflection practices, this year’s Evolve was an incredible success.

What's being said? 

LeaderShift

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Upcoming Event: Leadership - Foundations Module, March 10-13, 2015, Abbotsford

LeaderShift is a 3-4 year initiative of the British Columbia Conference of The United Church of Canada to provide opportunities for Presbyteries, collections of congregations and leaders to develop customized solutions for rapid societal change. Visit leadershiftbcc.ca for more information or to register for upcoming LeaderShift events.

The Centre at Naramata

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The Centre at Naramata, a United Church conference and retreat centre, has cancelled Summer and Fall Programs for 2014. For more information about the situation, visit The Centre at Naramata website.

BC Conference General Meeting

Conference logoThe 2014 BC Conference General Meeting was at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo, BC. If you couldn't attend but want to know what happened check out the following YouTube feeds.You can read Ed Searcy's sermon on his blog. Minutes of the meeting are now available.

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