United Fresh Start

A Pastoral Relationship Program of The United Church of Canada


A Program to Support the Relationship between Ministry Personnel and Communities of Faith

United Fresh Start is a curriculum with 24 modules that teach ministers and congregational leaders critical strategies for working effectively together. The program can help create a fresh start for the pastoral relationship and prepare you for effective mission and ministry together. 

What is United Fresh Start?

United Fresh Start is an educational program for ministry personnel and lay leaders serving congregations that are in transition. It offers the best insights and strategies developed over the last 25 years.

What are the Modules

There are 24 separate modules comprising the United Fresh Start Program. The models focus on transition, leadership, organizational development, conflict management and other key topics.

How can we get started?

To get started you can reach out to your Regional Council Pastoral Relations Minister or select Learn More below to complete the form to  contact the General Council office staff for more information.


Updates on the United Fresh Start Program

Two New eModules Added

Two New eModules Added

Two new eModules have been added to United Fresh Start. You can work through the eModules on your own, or you can convene a group to engage the content using video conferencing. The first new eModule is one of the United Fresh Start “core” modules called Entering a New System. The second new module is Family Systems Theory.

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