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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 Resources Workshop

Wednesday September 22, 2021

1:00-2:30pm


Interested in Indigenous justice and right relations?  Whether you are just beginning or have been doing this work for years.  Hear from networks and other organizations who offer education and programs in our regions.  Share your work and/or interests and hear what others are doing.

Please register in advance for this session.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Register Here

 

NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH & RECONCILIATION

Orange Shirt Day – Thursday, September 30

Wear an orange shirt to remember and honour Indigenous children who were taken from their communities and families to residential schools.
Take a picture to share on Facebook and Twitter (include the hashtags #OrangeShirtDay, #EveryChildMatters, and #UCCan),
Challenge your friends and family to do the same.

If you buy an orange shirt, please seek out an organization that supports Indigenous initiatives & communities, such as Atlohsa Family Healing Services in London, ON.

Atlohsa Orange Shirts
Orange Shirt Retailers Authorized by Orange Shirt Day Society

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

Join Indigenous Ministries and Justice Executive Minister Murray Pruden for a candlelight vigil at 7:00 p.m. EDT on the Indigenous Ministries Facebook page.

Indigenous Ministries on Facebook

ENGAGING THE TRC CALLS TO ACTION

Four Tuesdays from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Become acquainted with the Calls to Action and consider a faith-filled response. These sessions will be opportunities for interactive learning. If needed, we will adjust the plan to respond to the movement of the Spirit.
Oct. 12, Session 1: Introduction to the TRC Calls to Action
Oct. 26, Session 2: What is the role of the church?
Nov. 9, Session 3: What has been done? What can we do?
Nov. 23, Session 4: Networking and Planning

Please register in advance for this series. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

Celebrating the Fall Equinox
Sponsored by Greening Sacred Spaces (London)Climate Action London Initiative
A spiritual journey around Victoria Park in London, led by Tracey Whiteye!
Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 at 5:00pm

 


· Beginning and ending at Bandshell
· All COVID protocols will be observed

TOGETHER IN SONG

All Saint’s Day – Monday, November 1st at 7:00pm
Light a candle and remember all those who never got to go home.
Indigenous and non-Indigenous, we join together with songs of hope and healing.

Please register in advance for this series.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you do not have video, you can still join the Zoom meeting with a regular phone call.

 

REGISTER HERE