Asian Heritage Month 4

May 26, 2019

The celebration of May as Asian Heritage Month is coming to a close. But the contributions of Asian Canadians to our church and society and our partnerships with Asian churches overseas continue year round.

Worship Ideas
File Come, Drink of Living Water
A liturgy honouring an intercultural ministry, suitable for Asian Heritage Month.
File Liturgical Resources | Christian Conference of Asia
The CCA issues annual Asia Sunday resources for thematic worship.
PDF icon Seeking Peace: Everybody Is Fulfilled
With deep concern for current tensions, this service focuses on seeking peace. It recalls Asian values and celebrates cultural richness and diversity.
File Surrounded by So Great a Cloud of Witnesses
A worship service for Asian Heritage Month that awakens the senses and celebrates diversity while seeking harmony.
File The Story of Moon IkHwan
David Kim-Cragg tells the story of his parents struggling as Christians in Korea before and after the Korean war.
PDF icon We Are Peacemakers with the Spirit of Wa
A service that celebrates the wisdom of various Asian cultures. Wa, in Japanese, means “harmony,” or peaceful unity within a social group.
File Who Are We? Resources for Canadian Multiculturalism Day
Worship resources to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day. ...
File Easter Joint North-South Prayer
From the National Council of Churches in Korea and the Korean Christian Federation
Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the international ecumenical movement.
Through our partner, the Asian Rural Institute, Mission & Service offers an opportunity to learn what it means to lead and serve.
File Asian Cultures, Asian Heritage
This video celebrates Asian cultures within the United Church today. Asian leaders speak of their experiences in the church.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support intercultural programs.
Our gifts for Mission & Service have supported many overseas personnel.
File Intercultural Hymn Service
A service framed around hymns in Voices United from cultures around the world.
Our gifts for Mission & Service support programs for migrant workers.
PDF icon Scripture and Incense
A Bible study for Asian Heritage Month on Psalm 141:1–4
File Servant Leadership
Minutes for Mission - December 18, 2016: The Asian Rural Institute has been training people from around the world in sustainable agriculture for decades. It's graduates have changed agricultural practices for small farmers in their countries. Supported through your donations to Mission&...
Worship Blog
After the experience of war and forced relocation, the author's Japanese Canadian family is welcomed by the United Church.
During May, The United Church of Canada celebrates the contributions of many Asian-Canadian members.
Incense is used in most Abrahamic and non-Abrahamic religions and Indigenous spiritual practices but missionaries banned it as superstition.