Nationwide service for June 27 – St. Jacobs Mennonite Church This Sunday join St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, St. Jacobs, ON, worship leader Zac Klassen and pastor Mark Diller Harder as they begin their summer worship theme “Come to the Water.” Mark will preach on the theme “A River Runs Through It,” naming how themes of water run through both the Scriptures and our lives. What do we learn when we pay closer attention to water?
Reflections from NAIITS symposium 2021
This year Mennonite Church Canada sponsored 20 people from across our nationwide community of faith to attend this year’s NAIITS – An Indigenous Learning Community’s virtual symposium — Treaty and Covenant: Creating Space for Hope, June 3 – 5, 2021, for a rich time of learning and relationship building. José-Luis Moraga and Justin Sun reflect on what they learned: https://www.mennonitechurch.ca/article/11861-reflections-from-naiits-symposium-2021.
Bill C-15 reaches Royal Assent! Bill C-15, An Act regarding the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, received Royal Assent on June 21, 2021, National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a victory to celebrate! Many thanks to everyone who showed their support through written e-mails and letters the Senate. Our work on the path towards reconciliation continues. To learn more about this bill and the Declaration, visit https://www.faithinthedeclaration.ca/.