Worship Service of Apology and Lament
for the United Church’s Role in Coerced Adoptions
online Sunday, May 9th, noon PDT
The United Church of Canada will acknowledge its role in forced adoptions through maternity homes operated by the church. During the service, The Right Rev. Dr. Richard Bott, Moderator, will offer a formal apology to mothers and all affected by historical adoption practices.
The service will be broadcast at 3 pm EDT (12 pm – noon PDT) on the United Church of Canada’s YouTube channel.
~ from information on The United Church of Canada’s webpage
More information will be found in The United Church of Canada’s news release, Apology for Past Adoption Practices.