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Category: Indigenous Justice

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...

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...

Living into Right Relations (LIRR) This monthly bulletin offers a listing of events, actions and resources for people interested in right relations and supporting Indigenous initiatives. It is curated by Nancy Dykstra, a first generation Canadian of Dutch descent and a member of Parkminster United Church in Waterloo. Nancy was inspired by the Truth and Reconciliation Report of 2015 to become active in working toward right relations. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - Thursday,...

RIGHT RELATIONS EVENTS 2021 The following Right Relations events are all being offered by Antler River Watershed, Horseshoe Falls, Western Ontario Waterways regions of the United Church of Canada. Please note that you are able to call into the Zoom meetings with a regular phone call if you do not have access to video calls. For more information contact Thérèse Samuel, Minister, Right Relations and Social Justice at TSamuel@united-church.ca. WORKING TOGETHER FOR RIGHT RELATIONS: Networking and...