Expressions of Reconciliation

During the Truth and Reconciliation’s National Event in Vancouver, there were times set aside each day for individuals, organizations (including a variety of religious groups), and representatives of the parties to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement to make statements, … Continue reading

Clearwater Congregation Votes to Become an Ecumenical Shared Ministry

At its September 29th Congregational Meeting, the Clearwater United Church congregation voted unanimously to become an Ecumenical Shared Ministry that relates to the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and the United Church of Canada.  The … Continue reading

Church Archives at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission National Event

The denominations who managed Residential Schools had displays of their archives available in the Learning Place at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s National Event in Vancouver.  As well as the wall displays, they had binders of pictures and documents from … Continue reading

Clearwater Congregational Meeting

Following the service on Sunday, September 29th, the Clearwater United congregation will be having a meeting to determine if it wants to become an Ecumenical Shared Ministry relating to the United Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada and … Continue reading

All Nations Canoe Gathering

As a prelude to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s National Event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Reconciliation Canada organized the All Nations Canoe Gathering for Tuesday, September 17th in False Creek.  Reports of this event can be read and viewed on … Continue reading

Letter from Bishop Greg encouraging participation in the Walk for Reconciliation

In a letter to congregations and Rostered Ministers of the BC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Bishop Greg recognizes that while the “Lutheran church was not directly involved in operating residential schools, as members of the Canadian … Continue reading