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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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women: December 6

2021-12-06T17:49:45-05:00December 4th, 2021|Categories: Justice, News|

December 6 marks the day that 14 women were murdered at Polytechnique Montreal in 1989. December 6 is now a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

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Every Child Matters: A Video from Vivian Ketchum for Orange Shirt Day

2021-09-27T11:18:47-04:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Vivian Ketchum, originating from Wauzhushk Onigum Nation of Northern Ontario, and a member of Place of Hope Presbyterian Church in Winnipeg, Man., talks about why she wears an orange shirt, and why it is important for members of the church to mark September 30.

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PCC Prays for the Lives Lost at Kamloops Indian Residential School

2022-01-05T10:17:44-05:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|

The Presbyterian Church in Canada grieves with Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, who has released news that the unidentified graves of 215 children have been found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, as well as all those who lost family, friends or community members to Indian Residential Schools—for whom this news brings devastating pain, trauma and loss.

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