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Upcoming Webinar on Eradicating Poverty in Canada: Uprooting Inequity & Cultivating Change

2022-09-22T16:39:33-04:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

Justice Ministries is hosting a webinar on poverty eradication on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 2 to 3:45 p.m. (Eastern). Participants will learn about the systemic causes and impacts of poverty in Canada and consider alternatives that uphold the rights and dignity of all people, and the flourishing of creation.

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Remembering the Children: Orange Shirt Day Study Guide

2022-09-13T14:52:43-04:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|

A new study guide has been developed for September 30, which is the National Truth and Reconciliation Day, also known as “Orange Shirt Day.”

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Upcoming Webinar: Conflict, Climate Crisis and Global Food Insecurity

2022-09-02T13:12:02-04:00September 8th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

The International Affairs Committee of The Presbyterian Church in Canada presents a two-hour webinar on Thursday, October 13, 2022, on how Canadian Presbyterians can advocate for an end to global hunger.

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Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons

2022-09-09T10:35:26-04:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|

The Rev. Matthew Lingard, minister at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, Ontario, interviewed Project Ploughshares’ Executive Director Cesar Jaramillo about the need for global nuclear prohibition and how churches can support this vital step toward a world without nuclear weapons.

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New Worship Resource for Healing and Reconciliation Sunday (May 22)

2022-05-16T12:53:47-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|Tags: , , |

A PowerPoint is now available for congregations to use for worship on Healing and Reconciliation Sunday this year (May 22, 2022), or during any service for truth, healing and reconciliation.

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Online Symposium on the Addictions Public Health Crisis – May 13, 2022

2022-05-06T11:07:07-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

Join us on Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. (Eastern)/8 a.m. (Pacific), for the Symposium on the Addictions Public Health Crisis: Equipping churches to respond well.

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Gene Editing (CRISPR-Cas9) and its Implications for the Common Good

2022-04-23T13:24:28-04:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Justice|

This article examines CRISPR-Cas9 technology and discusses the theological and ethical dimensions of these cutting-edge life sciences.

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Reflection to Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

2022-03-15T15:40:46-04:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

A reflection and prayer based on Luke 4:14–30 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21.

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Celebrating Black History Month: The Future is Now

2022-02-04T17:04:17-05:00February 4th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , |

An article by Ivy Jones, Black History Month Coordinator at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church in Malton, Ont., on the importance of celebrating Black History Month (observed every year in February) and commemorating the contributions of Black people in Canada and around the world.

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Walking Out the Church Door into the Wider World – A Call for Guaranteed Livable Income

2022-02-07T11:59:48-05:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

An article by the Rev. Allen Aicken, retired Presbyterian minister in Vancouver, B.C., on the idea and need of a Guaranteed Livable Income in Canada.

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