We pray for the development and implementation of stronger laws and policies that protect women and their rights.
Samuel Middleton Priestley October 13, 1937 - November 30, 2022 It is with deep sorrow and much love that the family of Rev. Sam Priestley announces his death at the age of 85. He died peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital on November 30, 2022. Sam was born on October 13, [...]
Today marks 33 years since the École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal, Quebec. On this day in 1989, 14 women were killed and other women, as well as men, were wounded. We pray for healing and comfort for all who lost loved ones that day and for an end to the [...]
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?
Watch the Second Reflection in Ecumenical Advent Series & Join a live discussion on Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. (Eastern)
The first of four pre-recorded conversations between the national church leaders of The Anglican Church of Canada, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, The Presbyterian Church in Canada, and The United Church of Canada. On Thursdays at 7 p.m. (Eastern) during Advent, join the national church leaders for a live online discussion via Zoom.
December 11, 2022 Isaiah 35:1–10 Psalm 146:5–10 OR Luke 1:46b–55 James 5:7–10 Matthew 11:2–11
We pray for Omar Haramy, Director of Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, and Palestinian Christians as they work for justice and engage in peacebuilding.
(Second Sunday of Advent) Give us peace in our relationships, homes, churches, communities and in our souls, O God, as we prepare to welcome Christ among us again.
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we pray for the empowerment of differences in gifts and abilities, along with the removal of barriers that keep people from participating fully in community and church life.
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.