Make time to reflect, through prayer and prompts, on three action calls that respond to the harms caused by residential schools.
This is a Prayer of Confession written in response to the unmarked graves found near the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
Consider using these verses and sermon starters for Indigenous Ministry Sunday.
We've made commitments throughout the years as a denomination to turn away from the sins of colonization and dehumanization and towards a better way of walking together, in respect of our treaties and Indigenous rights.
In 2016, Synod repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery and the concept of ‘terra nullius’ as heresies. What does this mean, why does it matter, and how can we live into this commitment to seek reconciled relationships built on respect between Indigenous peoples and other inhabitants of "Turtle Island"?