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.
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.
More Consultation Needed in Bill C-15 Implementation
The National Indigenous Council calls for more consultation on Bill C-15
Get Over It? Or Confront It?
Sara Stratton writes that the path to true reconciliation and understanding requires an honest confrontation of the past.