Ecumenical Truth and Reconciliation Service of Worship

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Date(s) - September 15, 2013
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

West Point Grey Presbyterian Church

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You are invited to a service of healing and prayer, singing and drumming, storytelling and image with: Cheryl Bear, singer, songwriter Mary Fontaine, founder of Hummingbird Ministries Ruth Adams, elder, Tsawwassen First Nations Naty Atz Sunuc, KAIROS partner from Guatemala Date: Sunday, September 15, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. Place: West Point Grey Presbyterian Church 4397 West 12th Ave, Vancouver.

Sponsored by: Congregations in West Point Grey The Truth and Reconciliation Commission invites non-Aboriginal Canadians to hear the truth about the mistakes we have made as colonizers in our relationship with Aboriginal peoples. We are invited to listen deeply to their stories so that greater healing and reconciliation can be facilitated in our broken relationship. We are invited to grapple with questions as part of a broader decolonization of attitudes and behaviors.

Our Aboriginal guests have been invited to tell their stories through singing, story and drumming to facilitate our listening and questioning. CD’s for Sale: The Good Road and recently released A’BA by Cheryl Bear Silent Voices by Hummingbird Ministries Contact Info: Rev. Sylvia Cleland; Rev. Val Taylor

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