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Book Review: Beyond Incarceration by Paula Mallea

2018-07-17T15:19:40+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

A call to replace Canada’s incarceration model, which has proven destructive, discriminatory, expensive, counterproductive, and — most of all — unnecessary.

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Responding to the TRC Calls to Action

2018-07-18T11:17:56+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: |

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.

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A Palestinian Theology of Liberation

2018-07-17T13:08:23+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: , |

On May 2, Dr. Ateek launched his new book, A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine–Israel Conflict, in Toronto and shared his insights on justice and reconciliation in the Holy Land.

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Atlantic Mission Society Reconciliation Event: Discovery Days

2018-07-19T14:35:22+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|Tags: , |

Approximately 40 people attended the Atlantic Mission Society’s (AMS) Discovery Days event in Truro NS, April 27-28, 2018. The event focused on reconciliation.

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Special Message from Stephen Allen, Associate Secretary, Justice Ministries, Marking His Retirement

2018-06-28T17:04:52+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

What a joy and privilege it has been to serve God and The Presbyterian Church in Canada as Associate Secretary for Justice Ministries for almost 21 years.

Synthetic Biology- The Next Step in Genetics

2018-01-24T10:31:00+00:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

Synthetic biology combines biology and engineering and is concerned with re-designing and re-assembling life forms – and creating new life forms. In the fight against malaria, this has the potential of sparing millions of lives.

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Light Up the World Workshop on Evangelism and Justice

2018-01-24T10:47:35+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 18 people from the Presbytery of Niagara met at Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church in Niagara Falls for a half-day workshop entitled “Light Up the World” (Matt. 5: 13-16). Participants explored concepts and values related to evangelism and justice using Matthew 5: 13-16 (salt and light), and based on the Lectio Divina method which includes silence and contemplative reflection on a scripture passage.

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Celebrating Justice Seekers: Dr. Heather Erika Johnston (1930-2014)

2018-01-18T14:39:45+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Justice|

Dr. Heather Erika Johnston (1930-2014) was a lifelong ecumenist and justice-seeker. Born in Germany, her Lutheran clergy father was forced to choose between state and church and became one of the founding members of the underground church in Nazi Germany. And that was just the beginning of her journey.

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