Monthly Archives: January 2013

Beyond Diversity: Courageous Conversations about Race

When:  April 16, 2013 – April 17, 2013 Where:  The United Church of Canada, General Council Office, 3250 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON Cost: $390 March 1–April 15 The United Church of Canada is hosting Beyond Diversity: Courageous Conversations about Race, a … Continue reading

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Information from Strong Public Witness Presentation – 29/01/13

Here are the articles Paul Mullen referenced during his presentation on a Christian/Church response to the Idle-No-More movement. Idle No More Is Not Just an “Indian Thing” Full text of declaration that will end Attawapiskat chief’s six-week protest  

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Upcoming Web-workshop – Sankofa: Resources for an Intercultural Church

Mondays evenings :  Feb 4, Mar 4, April 8, May 6 8:00 – 9:30 pm EASTERN time Leaders: Adele Halliday and Alcris Limongi, of the General Council Staff This will be an engaging and interactive webinar, using “Sankofa: The Histories and … Continue reading

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Religious leaders in Geneva advocate for peace

In an inter-religious service organized by the Vatican, the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit stressed the importance of “expressions for peace and the mutual respect for the dignity of the other”. “Praying together, … Continue reading

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India Inspires Reflection On Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity—2013 Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, 21 January 2013 What does God require of us?(cf. Micah 6: 6-8) The traditional period in the northern hemisphere for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is 18-25 January. Those … Continue reading

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Strong Public Witness’s Minute for Justice, January

“We stand in the biblical tradition of the prophets of Israel where to know God is to seek justice for the disinherited, the poor and the oppressed. For Christians the struggle for justice is not an optional activity. It is integral to … Continue reading

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“So We’ve Survived the End of the World! Now What??” – A Breathing Life Into Ministry Event

Thursday January 24, 2013 at Mt. St. Francis-Cochrane from 9 AM to 4 PM. The goal of this day  is to engage divergent Christians in conversation about being the Church, now, in 2013. The Experts are in the Room. During … Continue reading

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