Important Notice from the USCC Executive Committee
Suspension of Activities
Dear members of our Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ and friends.
After careful consideration your Executive Committee wishes to advise that as of Monday, March 23, 2020:
In light of Federal and Provincial Government guidelines to limit public gatherings and out of an abundance of caution, all regularly scheduled activities at all USCC facilities are being suspended until further notice.
Sunday moleniye, psalm singing, choir practices, Children’s Sunday meetings, all Union of Youth activities, and Children’s Orchard Preschool.
Ladies organizational related activities including Bread and Lapsha Ladies.
Events such as JJ’s slide presentation of his trip, talent nights, post-convention including the orientation meeting, Men’s Pyrohi Bake, Cultural Interpretive Society and Kootenay Men’s Group activities are also suspended until further notice.
The health and safety of our members, friends and communities are our top Priority. The Executive Committee will continue to monitor information and provide updates as the situation warrants. For further information please contact the USCC Admin office in Grand Forks at (250) 442-8252.
2020 USCC Union of Youth Festival LIVE program
In an effort to bring us closer during these times of physical distancing, the Union of Youth are excited to announce a short online USCC Union of Youth Festival LIVE program that will run on Sunday May 17th from 10:00-11:30am Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT). Details for accessing this program will be emailed to all members on Wednesday evening May 13. We hope to make announcements on the Doukhobors of Canada Facebook page and will be asking people to share How to connect details with family members and friends abroad.
Since this is being done on short notice with the use of new internet broadcast equipment we ask for your patience should we encounter any delays or technical issues during the event. We are also planning to record the session so should you have technical issues during the broadcast we hope to be able to offer a recorded viewing option shortly after the event.
Although we are all saddened that we will not being able to meet in person for the 2020 Union of Youth Festival, The Union of Youth are excited to have the opportunity to bring us together in a small but meaningful way with a much broader audience, from around the world! So please check your email Wednesday evening to find out how to virtually attend on Sunday May 17 at 10am PDT. We recommend everyone to connect online according to the instructions provided at least 15 min. before broadcast.
We are looking forward to bringing a small essence of our cherished May Festival over the internet on Sunday May 17! See you online!