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MARCH/APRIL 2013 MAILING CONTENTS
Thinking of becoming a Supervised Ministry Education Site or are one already? Follow these document links for information.
Built Environment Draft Accessibility Standards (for Ontario) Now Available
The Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services has released draft standards for accessible public spaces and are inviting public input.
These regulations, once finalized, will affect NEW construction and redevelopment of non-profit buildings, including churches, camps and community ministries, in Ontario.
For more information on what these standards cover, see the Ministry’s website
Use these following forms and resources for help with attaining the goals of meeting the Customer Service accessibility standards by January 1st, 2012
Please follow these links for information, tips, stories and videos regarding accessibility issues:
http://www.united-church.ca/local/duty/environments#accessibility-standards, will connect you with the conference website information as well as the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services website. The government website has some excellent tips, stories and videos on delivering service to those with specific disabilities which may be helpful to congregations as they do their own training.
A training video provided by the Ontario Government is available at: www.mcss.gov.on.ca/mcss/serve-ability/splash.html
Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, Ministry of Community and Social Services www.accesson.ca
Breaking Down Barriers: A Multi-Faith Guide to Accessibility in Places of Worship www.reena.org
Prayer Cycle: Sunday, April 21, 2013
AVEL News: October 2012 Edition
United Church of Canada home page
Travelling Towards Right Relations - An Experience for Youth Meeting First Nations Neighbours - details and application form
"Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Joined the Church's Finance Committee" - Stewardship Workshop!
Interested in joining the Common Life Group?
See our newly adopted Vision and Mission Statement here.
Read this document to learn about a new policy around police checks for ministers