Intergenerational Trauma, Colonization and Anti-Indigenous Racism Webinar on Sept. 23

2021-09-15T17:14:36-04:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|Tags: , , , |

The Intergenerational Trauma, Colonization and Anti-Indigenous Racism webinar, taking place on Thursday, September 23, at 1 p.m. (Eastern), will review how systemic racism underpins the colonial roots of Canada and the church, and how this has caused intergenerational trauma for Indigenous peoples and communities.

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Applications Now Being Accepted for the Healing & Reconciliation Seed Fund – Apply by Sept. 24

2021-09-15T11:13:22-04:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, Justice, News|Tags: , , |

The PCC's Healing and Reconciliation Seed Fund offers grants up to $5,000 for Presbyterian groups that are committed to building relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. We are presently accepting funding applications. The application deadline is Friday, September 24, 2021.

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Prayer on the 76th Anniversary of the Bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

2021-08-06T16:38:43-04:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Justice, News|Tags: , , , , , |

The year 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of the detonation of atomic bombs over Hiroshima (August 6) and Nagasaki (August 9), in Japan. The unspeakable destruction and loss of life stand as a reminder of the threat that nuclear weapons pose to us all. Together, we pray for peace.

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Book Review: Beyond Incarceration by Paula Mallea

2019-01-26T14:30:46-05:00June 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

2018-12-11T11:33:00-05:00June 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

2020-02-18T10:03:03-05:00June 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

2018-07-19T14:35:22-04:00June 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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