National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, established in 2013, came out of the experience of six year old Phyllis Webstad, as her shiny new orange shirt, bought by her grandmother, was taken from her on her first day of residential school. It is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) Residential School (1891-1981) Commemoration… Continue reading United
Led by Janice, who knows *a lot* about the bible and wants you to know it too! No question is too weird, or too tough. Join us Thursdays at 6pm in church's lower hall (Gracie’s Thrift Shop). Note: The bible study is meeting via Zoom at present - see the calendar for details. PLEASE NOTE: See… Continue reading Bible Study
Culture and Identity Learning Circle
The Centre for Christian Studies' EW04 Culture and Identity is an education and worship learning circle focusing on questions of who we are and how we are formed in relation to one another, intercultural ministry and understanding, interfaith and ecumenical connections, and intersectionality. This intensive online course is open to continuing studies students. Tuition: $800… Continue reading Culture and Identity Learning Circle
Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day, also known as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, is a Canadian statutory holiday. It is a new federal statutory holiday to recognize and reflect on the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools.It is a designated paid holiday for federally regulated employees, including those federal government employees and workplaces… Continue reading Orange Shirt Day
Happy Birthday Doug
All the best on your day and for the days to come.Thanks for all you do for us.
A Traditional Coast Salish Ceremony to unveil the Reconciliation Wall, the Coast Salish house post carved by renowned Squamish Nation artist, Xwalacktun, and a glass panel, at St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church during our National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is in response to the bronze plaque, displayed at the church since 1940, to commemorate… Continue reading Unveiling at Reconciliation Wall
Creation Time 4 World Communion Sunday This is a zoom worship service which will include communion. All are welcome to participate in communion, regardless of your church background or affiliation. To participate you will need to have a piece of bread (or substitute) and a small cup of grape juice (or substitute) ready.