Moderator Addresses Racism, Privilege after Stanley Verdict

A Letter in Response to the Colten Boushie Case Friends in Christ: On Friday, February 9, 2018, The United Church of Canada posted a response to the good news that Bill C-262, an act to harmonize Canadian law with the … Continue reading

Moderator Jordan Cantwell Writes to the Church

Living out the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Moderator Jordan Cantwell has written to all members of and communities of faith in The United Church of Canada encouraging their thoughts, prayer, and action in support of … Continue reading

Indigenous Peoples, Water Security, and an Oil Pipeline

Stand with Standing Rock A Call for Prayer from the Office of the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada Providing the context of a protest of the building of an oil pipeline in … Continue reading

Let our “yes” be yes

A statement from Archbishop Fred Hiltz What follows is a statement from Archbishop Fred Hiltz, responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action # 48 on behalf to the Anglican Church of Canada. The response was presented at Her … Continue reading

ELCIC responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #48

ELCIC National Church Council Adopts Statement at Its March Meeting In a statement issued by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), the church lifts up its commitment to implementing the values and principles of the United Nations Declaration on … Continue reading

United Church Welcomes TRC Final Report

On December 15, 2015, the Moderator of The United Church of Canada, the Right Rev. Jordan Cantwell, attended an event in Ottawa to mark the release of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report. Speaking at the gathering, Cantwell delivered … Continue reading

United for Reconciliation

Moderator Gary Paterson Reflects on the Closing Ceremonies of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission After six years of travelling the country and listening to and gathering up the stories of thousands of survivors of Indian Residential Schools, and the stories … Continue reading

Call for a Review of the Columbia River Treaty

Lutheran and Anglican leaders write to Prime Minister Harper and President Obama Leaders of the four Lutheran and Anglican churches in full communion in Canada and the United States: National Bishop Susan Johnson (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada), Archbishop Fred … Continue reading