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Working Toward a World Without Gender-Based Violence

2022-12-03T00:02:02-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

Tuesday, December 6, marks 33 years since the École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal, Quebec. The proliferation of acts of violence based on gender is still a tragic reality in our world. What can your congregation do to advocate for an end to gender-based violence?

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A Response and Prayer Following Murder Charges in the Deaths of Indigenous Women in Winnipeg

2022-12-08T16:42:57-05:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

We pray for comfort and healing for all who need it in the wake of the news of charges laid in the murder of at least three Indigenous women in Winnipeg, and we work to end the racism and hate that put Indigenous people, and especially Indigenous women, at increased risk.

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November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

2022-11-10T21:08:57-05:00November 10th, 2022|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: |

November is Domestic Awareness Month. Domestic violence is a reality for many people in congregations, but it is rarely spoken about in our prayers, sermons and studies. In light of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this November, helpful links and resources have been made available for those who are in need of support, as well as for those who are looking to provide support to those in need.

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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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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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