Date(s) - June 18, 2015 - June 21, 2015
St. James Anglican Church
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St. James’ Anglican Church invites the DTES Community to join us in ringing the church bell to honour the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.
Every day for 22 days—from May 31 (first day of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s closing ceremonies in
Ottawa) to June 21 (National Aboriginal Day)—the bell will be rung in solidarity with Indigenous peoples in their cry for justice and for a special commission. For more
information go to #22days.ca.
Times to ring the bell are:
Monday to Saturday, at 8:45am and 4:45pm
Enter at the Chapel Walkway on East Cordova just east of Gore
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
at 12noon. Enter the church at 303 East Cordova
Ring the bell 22 times each visit between May 31 and June 21.
Email Pat McSherry or text 604 727 3042 to arrange your visit.
Some of the Community Groups invited and participating:
Aboriginal Front Door
Carnegie Community Centre
Circle of Eagles
DTES Roman Catholic Churches: St. Paul’s, Kateri Centre, Sacred Heart
DTES Women’s Centre
Grandview Baptist Church
Our Lady of Guadalupe Tonantzin Community
Streams of Justice
St. Chiara Community
The Listening Post
Union Gospel Mission
Urban Native Youth