Indigenous Day of Prayer

June 17, 2018

Indigenous Day of Prayer, the Sunday before National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), is an opportunity to celebrate First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples’ values, customs, languages, and culture.

Worship Ideas
PDF icon 2018 Indigenous Day of Prayer: Active Litany: Circle of Light
An active worship activity using candles, responsive reading, and movement, for Indigenous Day of Prayer.
PDF icon Aboriginal Sunday: Celebration and Thanksgiving
With gratitude we gather to praise God, to seek transformation, and to celebrate the power of the Spirit who is always moving.
PDF icon Healing Waters: Churches Working to End Violence Against Women
Worship excerpts from Healing Waters: Churches Working to End Violence Against Women
PDF icon Living with Respect for Children
This worship service on "Living in Right Relationship" invites all ages to live in respectful relationship with all people and nature...
Prayers

A prayer from The Dancing Sun for Aboriginal Sunday.

Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support ecumenical partners like KAIROS.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the work of relationship building with Indigenous brothers and sisters.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support Indigenous ministries in downtown Toronto.
Extras
Our gifts for Mission & Service support healing and reconciliation.
PDF icon Acknowledging the Territory in Worship
A brief guide to help congregations and bodies of the church incorporate an Acknowledgement of Territory into their gatherings.
PDF icon Bulletin Insert: A Time of Celebration for Aboriginal Sunday
You can download and print this insert to distribute with your bulletin on Aboriginal Sunday.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the work of healing and reconciliation.
Worship Blog
Like the Powwow dancers, each of us come equipped with unique expressions to contribute to a common purpose under "the big top."