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The Affirm Process

Our Journey

We celebrate the diversity of God’s creation.

On November 19th, 2023, the congregation of Highlands United Church voted unanimously to become an officially designated affirming congregation of the United Church of Canada. 

Keep reading to learn more about what this means.

The Affirming Process 

 On February 4th, 2024, we celebrated becoming an Affirming congregation.  You can watch it here.

HUC Affirming Vision Statement

Highlands United Church proclaims an inclusive welcome to all people. We envision a vibrant and evolving community that embraces the full spectrum of diversity including people of any age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family composition, physical or mental ability, or social or economic circumstance. We are committed to being a safe community and we celebrate the gifts diversity brings. All are invited to fully participate in the worship and work of our community.

Affirm Table at Info Fair Pride Flag and People presenting information

Affirm Group Video

HUC Marriage Policy

Read more about HUC Marriage Policy and getting married at Highlands by clicking this link. 

Action Plan

Now that HUC is affirming, here is what we are going to do.