Welcome to worship. This has been a difficult week. We are still overwhelmed by the news from Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc (known by Settlers as Kamloops, British Columbia). What should also overwhelm us is the fact that much of this damage was done by the church. In the name of Jesus. That’s how we justified it,Continue reading “Worship for June 6, 2021”
We are horrified. Two hundred and fifteen children, buried in a mass grave, with no marker, no recognition, and most with no notice to family. This is wrong on so many levels that the mind reels. I am under no illusion that these prayers will somehow make this better. Or give us understanding of whatContinue reading “Prayers for the Children”
Our next episode of Story Corner! is the story of Phyllis Webstad, an Indigenous woman who was forced into a Residential School when she was 6 years old, and whose new orange shirt was taken from her on her first day. This is why we wear orange on September 30th.