We now stand at a crucial time in the life of the church, and the history of Canada, when we can see the journey through. For more than thirty years, the United Church and Indigenous peoples have been on a journey towards mutuality, respect and equity. Towards reconciliation. Towards justice.

Mourning and Honouring Alberta Billy

Alberta Billy, the We Wai Kai Elder who demanded that The United Church of Canada apologize for its role in colonization and the loss of Indigenous… continue reading

Moderator’s Message: That the Truth Will Not Be Forgotten

Over this past year First Nation, Inuit, and Métis leaders have again shouldered the burden of revealing the hard truths of our shared history.

Honour Children Who Attended Residential Schools

For settler Christians in particular, September 30 is a time when we can reflect on our role in colonialism and the residential school system, and… continue reading

Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice in the Federal Election

During this election, we invite you to reflect on issues of reconciliation and Indigenous justice.

Resources to Bring the Children Home

The United Church will support research of unmarked graves as an act of reparation.

Moderator’s Statement on Residential School Burial Sites

Statement from the Moderator on residential school burial sites.

Supporting Education on the Path to Reconciliation

M4M 2021: July 18. Mission & Service gifts help support the creation of books, webinar discussions, and education events related to… continue reading

Response to Kamloops Residential School Graves Discovery

Message to the people of The United Church of Canada from the Moderator and the Rev. Murray Pruden.

Kamloops Residential School: A Time for Mourning and Support

As news came on May 28, 2021, that the remains of 215 children were found in a mass unmarked grave on the grounds of the former Kamloops Residential… continue reading

An Invitation to Listen as We Walk the Path of Reconciliation

Elder Alf Dumont in a conversion about the work of reconciliation and how starting at the beginning again can be a good way to move forward together.