Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc has generously opened their hearts and space to welcome all evacuees to their community at Moccasin Square Gardens on the reserve. They have said the best way we can help them is by providing gift cards. Kamloops United Church is collecting money for cards for gas, food and clothing. If you wouldContinue reading “Support for those impacted by the fire in Lytton, B.C.”
Please consider helping a Penticton nurse raise funds to bring a refugee family to Canada. I am a Penticton nurse who has spent my career working with marginalized populations both in Canada and overseas. I met Luke and Nyalah at a refugee camp in South Sudan while working as a nurse with Doctors Without Borders.Continue reading “Community Refugee Sponsorship”
The horrific news that the remains of 215 children were found in a mass grave at the site of the Kamloops Residential School has created a sense of shock and deep grief for so many. We grieve with all who grieve in this time of sorrow. Hear are some prayers, resources and responses that mightContinue reading “A Time for Mourning and Support”
For the Love of Creation, is a faith-based initiative for Climate action. They have created a resource for connecting with nature. Download the full document here.
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph This year during Lent we are reading the book 21 Things You May Not Know about the Indian Act by Bob Joseph. This is a four-week, ecumenical book study with St. Saviour’s Anglican Church, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and Oasis United Church.Continue reading “Lent Book Study”
There are a number of workshops happening locally that might be of interest: Racist, Who Me? – The Kelowna Chapter of Amnesty International is putting on an online opportunity to explore the topic of racism in a safe and open environment, learn about what anti-racism activities are happening in BC. Nov 19. For more informationContinue reading “Upcoming Workshops”