Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice

We now stand at a crucial time in the life of the church, and the history of Canada, when we can see the journey through. 

For more than thirty years, the United Church and Indigenous peoples have been on a journey towards mutuality, respect and equity. Towards reconciliation. Towards justice.

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March 6, 2020

St. Paul’s Indigenous Circle is an active group in a United Church congregation in Bowmanville, Ontario encouraging all to travel the rocky and difficult road to healing and reconciliation.

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February 14, 2020
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February 14, 2020
Letter to the church from the Moderator and the National Indigenous Elders Council
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January 17, 2020
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January 17, 2020
Take some time as a community of faith on a Sunday between January 26 and February 9 to mark a different kind of Valentine’s Day: Have a Heart Day.
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January 15, 2020
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January 16, 2020
In 2019, The Healing Fund provided more than $300,000 to support Indigenous communities in language and culture programs.
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October 11, 2019

Mitchell Anderson reflects on how, as people of faith, we can cast a ballot for a better world where Indigenous people can flourish.

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September 27, 2019

A prayer for the launch of the memorial register honouring children who died at residential schools (TRC Call to Action 72) on September 30, 2019.

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September 26, 2019
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October 1, 2019
A memorial register honouring children who died at residential schools (TRC Call to Action 72) will be launched on September 30, 2019.
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August 2, 2019
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September 20, 2019
The National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering will take place August 8–11, 2019 on the territory of the Chippewas of Rama.
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September 5, 2019

Matthew Stevens writes that Acknowledgement of Territory Statements are just a beginning in the work toward Right Relations.

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June 5, 2019
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June 6, 2019
Moderator Rev. Dr. Richard Bott and the Rev. Maggie Dieter respond to the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.