Canada Day

July 1, 2019

July 1 marks the Confederation of Canada. Congregations are invited to reflect on what Confederation means to them. It is an occasion to recognize that Indigenous Peoples are the original peoples—and the founding peoples—of Canada, and that today, many cultures make up the fabric of the Canadian identity.

Worship Ideas
File From All Corners of the World
A worship service for Multiculturalism Sunday.
File Worship for 150 Years since the Confederation of Canada, 1867-2017
This is a service of celebration and lament marking 150 years since the Confederation of Canada.
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Canada Day is coming. Canada 150 celebrations are intensifying. I wonder how Indigenous people are feeling about it all. I asked a few Indigenous friends and leaders in our church: “If someone from one of our non-Indigenous communities of faith asked you about the 150th year of Confederation,...

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