A dour sepia and white photo shows a row of beds in a old maternity home.
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Event Date: May 9, 2021 from 3:00 pm EDT to 4:00 pm EDT

A Worship Service of Apology and Lament for the Church’s Role in Coerced Adoptions: The United Church of Canada will acknowledge its role in forced adoptions through maternity homes operated by the church. During the service The Right Rev. Dr. Richard Bott, Moderator, will offer a formal apology to mothers and all affected by historical adoption practices. 

Join us online May 9, 2021 on the United Church YouTube Channel.

For more information please see our news release Apology for Past Adoption Practices.

To trace a biological parent, sibling or child, Mouvement Retrouvailles and Parent Finders.

For search and reunion support, Origins Canada, and Adoption Support Kinship (ASK)