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Category: Anti-Racism

The Islington United Church Anti-Racism Working Group is pleased to present a free speaker series in January 2022 on Racism in the Church, designed to educate ourselves and help us take action on racism within our church, the community, and the wider Canadian context. We hope you will join us. For more information and to register: islingtonunited.org

Horseshoe Falls Regional Council is having a Sunday Evenings Discussion Group focusing on Indigenous Justice and Reconciliation as a part of an Anti-Racism series. As the discussion group is online, geography is no longer a barrier to participate in events across The United Church of Canada. Horseshoe Falls President Robert Lawson has invited anyone from Antler River Watershed to join in. The discussions are twice a month on Sunday evenings from 7-830pm, starting on Sunday January 16th. For...

  The Government of Canada has launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2021-2022 call for proposals (CFP) for community-based projects across Canada. The online application and applicant guide is available on the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). For information, please consult the ESDC Funding Programs page. The deadline to submit applications will be December 21st, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. EST. WHAT’S NEW FOR THE 2021-2022 CALL FOR PROPOSALS? One application...

**Canada, Stand up for Palestinian Children’s Rights** Join this International Day (Nov 29) of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. Light a candle for the Palestinian Children. Join the UNJPPI campaign to support Palestinian children living under the Israeli military occupation. https://www.unjppi.org/join-childrens-rights-campaign.html Sign up through this link http://eepurl.com/htSZpb to receive information about the campaign and how to participate. Last fall Parliamentary Petition e-2667...

Early in 2021, the Executive and Commission members of the regional council together attended the four sessions of the United Church’s racial justice training.  That experience informed the spring meeting where time was devoted to Indigenous justice and anti-racism.  It also informed this fall meeting where the traditional Land Acknowledgement shifted from a formula into a reflection.  The title became “Reconciliation Focus” and we considered the nearest First Nations to us, the name of an...

Antler River Watershed Regional Council invites everyone to join us for the livestream of the Celebration of Ministry service on Saturday, October 30th at 7:00pm Preacher, General Secretary, Michael Blair Candidate, Karlene Kimber Communion will be celebrated on the livestream so please have the elements ready. Many thanks to Byron U.C. and their Music Director and Minister for all they are doing to host this service. https://youtu.be/lQTcG6QF2Is If you cannot join the livestream, catch the...