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

United Church Adopts UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as Framework for Reconciliation

On March 30 and 31, 2016, The United Church of Canada will participate in events marking our commitment—as a denomination and as part of the ecumenical community—to adopt the principles, norms, and standards of the United Nations Declaration on the … 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

ELCIC National Bishop Writes Pastoral Letter to the Church

An Invitation to Enter into a Time of Prayer During the Closing Ceremonies of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission National Bishop Susan C. Johnson invites the church, “into prayer for the closing events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and … Continue reading

United Church of Canada Invites Congregations into a Journey of Reconciliation

As the Truth and Reconciliation Commission holds its closing event and releases its Final Report and recommendations, United Church congregations are encouraged to reflect, pray, and worship on the journey of reconciliation on four Sundays, May 31 to June 21 … Continue reading

22 Days of Prayer and Renewal of the Anglican Church’s Commitment for Reconciliation

Anglican Church Leadership Invites the Church into an Intentional Time of Discernment The Archbishop and Primate, Fred Hiltz, and the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop, Mark L. MacDonald, give the background and description of the “22 Days” planned for the time between the … Continue reading

Anglicans prepare for TRC closing ceremonies

~ an article written by Matt Gardner and posted to the Anglican Church of Canada website on March 11, 2015 Marking a new stage in the healing journey of residential school survivors, the Anglican Church of Canada will have a … Continue reading