10 Steps to Non-Optical Allyship – Click HERE A comprehensive list of anti-racism resources – Click HERE Anti-racism for Kids 101 – Starting to talk about Race – Click HERE Interview with Rev. Anthony Bailey, Minister with the United Church of Canada – Click HERE Wilbur Howard and the White Church (The first black moderatorContinue reading “Anti-Racism Resources”
Church Chat May 8
Gathering of God’s People Welcome The Christ Candle is Lit As I light the Christ candle, I invite you to also light a candle, if you have one. It reminds us of the presence and the love of Christ that surrounds us. We are not alone. Land Acknowledgement We acknowledge these lands upon which weContinue reading “Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 10, 2020 Liturgy”
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Welcome The Christ Candle is Lit Land Acknowledgement We acknowledge these lands upon which we worship, as the ancestral, traditional and unceded lands of the Syilx (Say-elks) / Okanagan First Nations. Together with Indigenous peoples we desire a different relationship based on respect and right relations. As Earth Day was this week, we also acknowledgeContinue reading “PUC Worship Service ~ Third Sunday of Easter, April 19, 2020”
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Organizers see it as an opportunity for “a global outpouring of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to create a new plan of action for our planet.” The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate change. “Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of humanity andContinue reading “Activities for Earth Day ~ April 22, 2020”
Signs of Spring – pictures from the congregation of signs of spring. Accompanied by Doug Stark playing Joy Comes With the Dawn.
We gather in silence as the sun rises in the skyThe silence is broken by the sounding of the Tibetan prayer bowl. WelcomeLet us take a moment to centre ourselves as we prepare for worship. Poem: “Saturday Silence”On Saturday,the shadows shift and fly.Thewholelongdaythe air trembles,thick with silence,until, finally,the footsteps are heard,and the noiseof the voice ofContinue reading “Easter Sunrise Service, April 12, 7:30 am”