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The United Church of Canada has begun an important process of decision-making to engage substantive questions about the future of our denomination. At the 42nd General Council in 2015 eight remits were approved for consideration in the wider church. Visit General Council  Remit Information page for study guides and resource material. 

Category 3 Remits: For Pastoral Charges and Presbyteries
Remit 1: Three Council Model [Download PDF: 9 pages]
Remit 2: Elimination of Transfer and Settlement [Download PDF: 1 page]
Remit 3: Office of Vocation [Download PDF: 1 page]
Remit 4: Funding a New Model [Download PDF: 1 page]
Remit 6: One Order of Ministry [Download PDF: 1 page]

Category 2 Remits: For Presbyteries only

Remit 5: Ministry Partners [Download PDF: 1 page]
Remit 7: Candidacy Pathway [Download PDF: 4 pages]
Remit 8: A Step Towards a New Model of Membership [Download PDF: 1 page]

Voting Deadlines
Remits 1, 2, 3, and 4: votes must be received by 30 June 2017
Remits 5, 7, 8: votes must be received by 17 February 2017
Remit 6: votes must be received by 28 February 2018

Presentations on the Remits in Prezi Format

Toronto Conference staff have prepared the following presentations in a ‘prezi’ format for explaining the process.

YouTube Videos on Remits 1 + 4

Prepared by General Council Communications

Last Updated: January 2017