COSA

The Christian Outreach and Social Action Committee (COSA) is concerned with:

  • Ecumenical and Inter-Faith affairs
  • Ecumenical outreach
  • Justice issues
  • Liaison with the Social Justice Network of the Ontario Conferences of the United Church

Chair: Ernie Epp

cosa_newsletter1COSA Newsletter:
Fall 2016
TAKE ACTION
GIVE IT  UP Campaign
cpj.ca  Citizens for Public Justice: inspired by faith to act for justice
Join the Interfaith Movement on Climate Change

source: http://www.united-church.ca/getinvolved/takeaction/140829

Energy East 101, a four-minute handimation gives a comprehensive background on the controversial Energy East pipeline proposed by TransCanada.
source: http://canadians.org/energyeast101

Links:
Israel-Palestine

Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel
Israel & Palestine 101 Independent Jewish Voices (Canada) (IJV(C))
Zatoun products  We encourage congregations and groups to order cases of Zatoun olive oil  and soaps and herbs through Zatoun website:
Order Zatoun products
Unsettling-Goods-Action-Card_sm
Unsettling goods action card  Plan a worship service based on the calls from partners for peace in Palestine and Israel and the end of the occupation. Print these
cards for your congregation. Pray Choose and Speak
Act now on unsettling goods: resources

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Northern Public Affairs - Free, Prior, and Informed Consent 

Sojourners
Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Strengthening Support for Small-Scale Farmers

Good Soil Project -  Canadian FoodGrains Bank

Moderator: On Physician-Assisted Dying

COSA Meetings