Experience General Council

Experience General Council

Some of our United Church friends might want to keep tabs on the General Council, meeting this August in Ottawa.  The church has provided a bunch of ways to experience the 41st General Council from anywhere:


The GC41.ca  website offers a variety of mobile and desktop friendly options to follow the proceedings of the 41st General Council which will be meeting at Carleton University, August 11-18, 2012. www.GC41.ca

Daily News

A team of reporters will bring you continuous news coverage of the work and activities of the 41st General Council. Follow the GC41 News page to keep up to date! www.GC41.ca/news

Streaming Video

Watch GC41 virtually, including worship, plenary sessions, nominee speeches the vote for the next Moderator, and more directly on GC41.ca! You can also log in using your Facebook or Twitter account to share comments and discuss the proceedings. Tune in starting Saturday, August 11, to see General Council in action. www.GC41.ca/live  

Facebook and Google+

The United Church Facebook page will feature ongoing news, commentary, video, and photos throughout the 41st General Council. Follow the United Church page to share your own comments and keep up to date on all the proceedings! Connect with GC41 on Google+ as well! www.facebook.com/UnitedChurchCda , http://plus.google.com/u/0/101905781790851712308   


Twitter is a great way to connect with GC41! Follow @UnitedChurchCda for the latest, up-to-the-minute updates from GC41! Share your tweets at #GC41 and join in the discussion with others. www.twitter.com/UnitedChurchCda

WonderCafe and Caféchange

Join the conversation at WonderCafe and Caféchange (en français) to discuss the 41st General Council. Share your perspectives with the members of these lively online communities. www.wondercafe.ca , www.cafechange.ca


Each day short video clips will be posted on the United Church channel offering new perspectives on General Council, from breaking news to peeks behind the scenes at GC41! www.youtube.com/unitedchurchofcanada 


Follow the GC41 Flickr collection at www.GC41.ca.  Those attending the council can also share their own photos via our GC41 Flickr Group. www.flickr.com/groups/gc41


Follow the proceedings with access to all the same Workbook materials that commissioners will be using during their deliberations.  www.GC41.ca/workbook , www.GC41.ca/moderator-nominees 

GC41 Bulletin Inserts and More

Keep your congregation connected to The United Church of Canada’s 41st General Council by sharing these downloadable GC41 bulletin inserts, two webbadges (1, 2), and QR code. Bulletin Insert , Web Badge 1 , Web Badge 2, QR Code