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

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

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