Black History Month 1

February 4, 2018

The celebration of February as Black History (or African Heritage) Month begins this week. Officially recognized in Canada since 1996, this is a time to honour the contributions and struggles of peoples of African descent.

Worship Ideas
File 2018 Black History Month service: On Eagle's Wings
May we not grow weary but soar on eagle’s wings as one people, bound together in your love.
File A History in Song
This hymn festival celebrating Black History Month could be used in the place of a sermon.
PDF icon Celebrating the Journey
A worship service for Black History Month.
PDF icon Gathering at the Table
A worship service for African Heritage Month
File God's Glory Cannot Be Hidden
A worship service for Black History Month.
File How long will we have to cry? Black History Month service
A service of lament for anti-Black racism
File Intercultural Hymn Service
A service framed around hymns in Voices United from cultures around the world.
File Prairie Horizons Intercultural Worship
An outline for worship in an intercultural context.
File We All Belong because We Are Home
A liturgy for Black History Month.
File Who Are We? Resources for Canadian Multiculturalism Day
Worship resources to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day. ...

The following is a personal expression of faith.

Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support racial justice and our intercultural journey.
PDF icon Black History Month Bulletin Insert
Features a prayer written in response to racial tensions in North America and the 50th anniversary of voting rights marches from Selma, Alabama.
PDF icon Children’s Time for Black History Month bulletin insert
A bulletin insert to outline the story of The Freedom Quilt for Children's Time...
PDF icon Stories for Black History Month bulletin insert
A bulletin insert to outline the importance of telling stories about Black heroes.
File Voices United: Intercultural Index
A listing of hymns from Voice United identified by their country of origin.