Four new bulletin inserts from the International Affairs Committee draw attention to the violence against women and girls in Nicaragua, the plight of the Rohingya, an ethnic group in Myanmar considered by the government to be illegal foreigners, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the Arms Trade Treaty. [...]
In 2017 the Women’s Missionary Auxiliary program at Paris Presbyterian Church in Paris, Ontario participated in activities related to the theme: “Discover Truth, Seek Reconciliation. Aid Healing.”
By the Rev. Sandra Franklin-Law, minister of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Eckville, Alberta The Synod of Alberta and the Northwest met on October 20 for its annual educational event. This year’s theme centred around reconciliation and what we can do in our congregations to honour the Truth and Reconciliation [...]
Since 2005, our congregation of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Sutton West, Ontario has been providing a community meal each Tuesday night to an average of 60 community members who need the support for themselves and their families.
By Carragh Erhardt and Katharine Sisk, Justice Ministries Advent is a time for preparation. We anticipate the miracle of Christ’s birth as the beginning of a new age. “Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days, he has spoken [...]
By the Rev. Dr. Dong-Ha Kim, Interim Director of Academic Programs & Asian Centre Director, Knox College On October 11, the Asian-Canadian Centre for Theology and Ministry (Knox College) and Justice Ministries hosted the 12th Crossing Cultures Together event with a focus on the relationship between Indigenous people and newcomers [...]
On October 12, a group of Indigenous people and friends from the ecumenical community gathered at The Forks by the Red and Assiniboine Rivers in Winnipeg, Manitoba for a vigil to honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
A call to replace Canada’s incarceration model, which has proven destructive, discriminatory, expensive, counterproductive, and — most of all — unnecessary.
How do we begin? What can we do? Ask a few members of your congregation to read the Calls to Action with you. Pray about them and talk about them. Choose one that stands out and begin to learn more together. Seek Indigenous voices. Listening is essential for reconciliation.