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.

Establishing an Autonomous National Indigenous Organization

The 44th General Council has authorized a remit on removing structural barriers so that the Indigenous Church can determine its place and structure… continue reading

Response to the Phase One Findings at the Alberni Residential Institution

With deep remorse and grief, The United Church of Canada acknowledges the truth at the Alberni residential institution, which was run by the United… continue reading

Initial Statement on the Findings at Port Alberni Residential Institution

Truths have been shared by the Tseshaht Nation today. The United Church of Canada acknowledges and is saddened by what we have heard.

The Path toward Healing: Murray Pruden’s Work

YGM 2023: Supported by Mission & Service, the Rev. Murray Pruden has made significant gains in building relationships of trust and healing… continue reading

United Church takes two important steps toward right relations

The United Church of Canada’s General Council 44 has approved two proposals that advance the journey toward an autonomous Indigenous Church within… continue reading

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

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.