United Church Chooses Discipline Over Dialogue – Reverend Gretta Vosper

Falconers LLP lawyers Julian Falconer and Akosua Matthews represent Rev. Vosper. On September 22, 2016 The United Church of Canada, specifically the sub-Executive of the Toronto Conference of the United Church of Canada (“UCC”), has accepted the Interview Committee’s recommendation that Reverend Gretta Vosper undergo a formal hearing to decide whether her name is placed on the ‘discontinued service list’.

Please find attached Reverend Vosper’s press release in response.

Vosper Press Release, September 22, 2016,
Sub-Executive of Toronto Conference Decision, September 22, 2016
Letter from Reverend Wall to Sub-Executive of Toronto Conference,  September 14, 2016

In the News

Atheist minister Gretta Vosper to face formal United Church hearing   September 22, 2016
United Church committee finds atheist minister ‘not suitable’   UC Observer, September 20, 2016
Atheist pastor Gretta Vosper fights for her ministry   Christian Today, September 19, 2016
Gretta Vosper vs. the United Church   Toronto Star, September 19, 2016
Click here to read the Toronto Star article by Megan Dolski   September 18, 2016
Click here to read the Toronto Star article by Rick Salutin   September 16, 2016


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