Church-wide programs, policies, and best practices for people in professional paid-accountable ministry.
Also of interest to United Church committees and volunteers primarily involved with ministry and lay personnel.
For a listing of bursaries and funds available for both paid-accountable ministry and lay persons see bursary info
Admission Forms (300 Series)
Designated Lay Ministry Forms (500 Series)
Ministry Vocations Forms (200 Series)
Mission Support Grants
Pastoral Relations (400 Series)
The Duty of Care Program works with ministries to protect individuals through developing, implementing, and monitoring compliance with administrative standards.
Exercising a duty of care involves taking steps to avoid causing foreseeable harm to another person or her/his/their property.
Link to On-line and Printable Handbooks and Guidelines including:
The Manual and Related Resources
Congregational Life and Committees
Health and Safety
Ministry Personnel: Standards of Conduct
Pastoral Relations: Call and Appointment
Property and Buildings
Social Justice and Global Partners
Staff and Volunteers
Resources for managing the needs of congregations, pastoral charges, presbyteries, and Conferences
Are you considering ministry in The United Church of Canada? Do you see the gifts of ministry in people that you know? God’s world needs leaders.
Learn here how to enter ministry in the United Church and how to support someone in the process of entering ministry.
DUCC is an association of practitioners of Diaconal Ministry within the United Church of Canada.
To learn more please visit their website.