The suffering of the land is borne unequally by those who are marginalized, by those whose living space becomes collateral damage, whose water is left unprotected by forces beyond their control, those who systems are not designed to protect or benefit.
Responsible political advocacy must do more than offer only one side of a multi-sided issues, both as to facts and arguments. Being "one-sided" cannot and will not result in justice for all, but rather intractable division.
As the debate (fight) about immigration and refugee policy descends, it is important to step back, consider how complicated the political questions are, and decline partisan political activism.
After I listened to our tour guide, I got thinking: in what ways are we parents molding and shaping our children to become advocates for justice? Justice is not often a subject we talk about at our dinner tables.
Join us in a reflective art-making practice. We will learn together about forming community across social and ethnic boundaries, while practicing the art of kintsugi.
Welcoming refugee claimants at Canada’s borders is a faithful response to our Christian calling to love our neighbours from all around the world. Cut through the political spin and learn the facts about refugees and immigrants in Canada.
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"?
The Loving Your Neighbor Conference (July 30 - August 1) brings together national and regional speakers to discuss the topic of ministry among migrants, immigrants, and refugees.
This post offers a link to four articles by Canadian writers on the upcoming synod of the CRCNA. The post also includes a conversation between Rev. Paul VanderKlay and Rev. Andrew Beunk.
Here are a few of the ministries available to help you in your pursuit of justice.