Canada 150: How Are You Celebrating?
February 20, 2017
Updated March 7, 2017
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So how are you, or your congregation, planning to respond to Canada’s 150th birthday? Particularly how are you responding in ways that reflect on brokenness, give thanks and inspire reconciliation in our society?
Here are just a few examples of how the CRC and related organizations are engaging and inspiring our society, and how you might get involved:
Check out these stories for inspiration about ways that you and your congregation can commemorate Canada 150 in beautiful ways that really make a difference. Already there are many opportunities to get involved.
Here are a few examples:
Most immediately and urgently, encourage the government of Canada to review the Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the US to ensure that Canada can be an effective safe haven for refugees. See the CRC’s action alert here.
Here are resources from the CRC’s Centre for Public Dialogue to help you get started in working toward social justice in Canada.
In the coming weeks, we’ll provide many more examples and resources for commemorating Canada 150 in transformative ways. Please post your ideas.
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