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The Reverend Stanley John McKay to receive honorary degree of Doctor of Sacred Letters

From the Victoria University website: The Executive Committee of Senate is pleased to announce the 2018 Victoria University Honorary Degree recipients. At the May 10th, 2018 Emmanuel Convocation, Victoria University will confer honorary degrees upon Dr. Cassim Degani, and The Very Reverend Stanley John McKay. Professor Emeritus Linda Hutcheon will receive an honorary degree on…
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March 2018 Newsletter

In this issue read about the Indigenous Calls to the Church, upcoming events at SSSC, the story behind the Dakota hymn “Many and Great”, Indigenous worship at the General Council Youth Forum and more. Want to get our newsletter delivered straight to your inbox? Click here.

The United Theological College / Le Séminaire Uni seeking a new Principal

Nestled in the heart of McGill University’s dynamic downtown campus in the vibrant city of Montréal, Québec, the United Theological College is looking for an individual who will help it achieve its next step on the path to sustainable growth. Read the job posting here.

Reconciliation Hymn

by John D. Snow Jr. In November, 2017,I received an outreach email from the Choir at Knox United in Calgary.  They wanted the correct pronunciation of the Dakota words “Many and Great” from Voices United Hymn Book.  I embarked on a journey of Song.  Being a Nakoda from Morley I was not able to readily…
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Caretakers of Our Indigenous Circle Calls to the Church

“The Caretakers of our Indigenous Circle”, made up of representatives of Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, All Native Circle Conference, BC Native Ministries and Native Ministries of Ontario and Quebec have issued nine “Calls to the Church” that will be presented at General Council 43 (GC43) in Oshawa, ON in July 2018 . The Caretakers sought the…
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1JustCity hiring Indigenous Cultural Programmer

1JustCity is hiring for an exciting new position, the Indigenous Cultural Programmer, who will work to offer programming that provides opportunities for healing and support to Indigenous people at 4 inner-city outreach sites in Winnipeg. Please see the job description below for more information. The deadline for application is March 2, 2018.   Employee Position We…
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December 2017 Newsletter

In this issue we have good news about growing student interest, introductions to our new Keepers of the Vision, stories and photos from our festival and feast for friends, an update on our Indigenous Family Reunification Centre plans, a poem from a young person who was moved by her visit here, a hopeful message that…
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Sandy-Saulteaux Takes Part in Giving Tuesday 2017

    GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday, on November 28, is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non-profits. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, GivingTuesday is a movement for everyone…
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Fall 2017 Newsletter

In this issue we hear about a vision for Indigenous family reunification from Keeper of the Circle Adrian Jacobs, reflections on their experiences in the Holy Land from students Murray Pruden and John Snow, a report on the All Native Circle Conference Grand Council from Rev. John R. Thomson and a report on the National…
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Reflection on the Come and See Tour – Palestine and Israel – May 31 – June 10, 2017

by John D. Snow Jr., M.Div. Student, Student Minister, Samson United, Maskwacis Alberta As a United Church Indigenous clergy student, I felt uneasy traveling to Palestine and Israel because of turmoil in the Middle East. It takes courage to make an emotionally challenging Pilgrimage. In Palestinian refugee camps in Bethlehem, we witnessed Israeli soldiers harass…
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