Category: News

December 2021 Newsletter

In this issue read about a historic ordination and decolonization in action, a few different types of tipis, happy news from Return of the Buffalo, how the Centre is now…
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Orange Shirt Day 2021

Many events are taking place to commemorate the history and legacy of residential schools and honour the survivors, their families, and communities on September 30th. Here’s where you’ll find us:…
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August 2021 Newsletter

In this issue read how our communities are honouring the children in light of announcements of unmarked graves at residential school sites, quotes from our elders on the importance of…
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Our Hearts Overflow with Gratitude 

By Rob Witmer              Our hearts overflow with gratitude when we think of the impact that the Centre has had on our lives.   As overseas personnel for The United Church…
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Calls to the Church: Listening to the Wisdom of the Elders

The Pacific Mountain Regional Council of The United Church of Canada presents a four part series to explore the Calls to the Church. June 1 – 4, 2021 6:30 -7:30…
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Vancouver School of Theology Convocation & Celebration

At the Vancouver School of Theology Convocation and Celebration on May 11, 2021 Murray Pruden received his Master of Divinity, Tony Snow received a scholarship award and Gloria Snow received…
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My Spiritual Journey

By Robert Patton When we were born our Creator set us out on journey. Each one of us was given our own special path. As we set out, we encounter…
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April 2021 Newsletter

In this issue read a reflection on Creation as the first bible, a letter from one of our grads about being a minister during a pandemic, an invitation to tune…
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Three Sisters Garden

The term “Three Sisters” emerged from the Kanienkehaka (Iroquois) creation myth. It was said that the earth began when Sky Woman who lived in the upper world peered through a…
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An Indigenous Lenten Study

Indigenous Lenten Series Reflections on the 7 Sacred Teachings (7 Natural Laws) and the Vision Quest of the Assiniboine/Nakoda people. Feb 17 – Mar 31, 2021 Online via Zoom: https://united-church.zoom.us/j/92373198977…
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