Mennonite Church Canada Update

Mennonite Church Canada Update

Witness in Wet’suwet’en: What Mennonite Church Canada members saw and heard at Unist’ot’en Camp in northern B.C. In our latest interview, Allegra Friesen Epp and Josiah Neufeld share about their experience in Wet’suwet’en territory in northern B.C. this past June, near the planned site of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, and what they believe the church’s role is in supporting Indigenous communities on the frontlines. https://www.mennonitechurch.ca/article/12053-witness-in-wetsuweten

Nationwide worship service for Sunday August, 22 Rosthern Mennonite Church shares a service with our nationwide family of faith for this Sunday. Available at mennonitechurch.ca/worshipservices.

INDIGENOUS-SETTLER RELATIONS

WEBINAR – On the Frontline with Indigenous Water Protectors: Stories of Accompaniment from Line 3 and Unist’ot’en  August 19, 6 p.m. CT (recording available at cptaction.org) As creation groans from global heating, Indigenous peoples around the world are defending waters and lands from fossil fuel expansion projects. Mennonite Church Canada and Christian Peacemaker Teams were recently on the frontlines in Minnesota and Wet’suwet’en territory. Join us for a webinar to hear stories from team members’ experiences and to discuss what it means for settlers to support Indigenous-led action. Free registration here.

35 years of peacemakingChristian Peacemaker Teams is celebrating 35 years of action! To mark this anniversary, we’re hosting an online Peacemakers Congress on September 25, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST. There will be interactive workshops, team panels, an exciting keynote speaker and an auction! CPT couldn’t do its work without the amazing support of so many communities and friends. Join this celebration! Details and registration: www.cptaction.org.