At its annual meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2013 the Saskatchewan Conference approved becoming an Affirming Ministry. Affirm United had indicated before the meeting it would support the approval and declare SK Conference the 3rd Conference to be an Affirming Ministry in The United Church of Canada. (The others being Manitoba & Northwestern Ontario, and Bay of Quinte-which was approved last weekend). The public celebration & presentation of the certificate from Affirm United was presented on the afternoon of June 1. We celebrate this important step in the life of our Conference.