Indigenous Ministry

Project of the Heart, education for reconciliation. New resource available.

PROJECT OF HEART_ EDUCATION FOR RECONCILIATION–BC Teachers Federation 2015 Imagine that you are five years old. A stranger comes to your home village and seizes you from your mother’s arms. Imagine he takes you hundreds of miles away to a place where white people in black robes cut off your hair and take away your […]

Ring those bells!
The Anglican Church of Canada is calling on all parishes to ring their bells to commemorate murdered and missing indigenous women between May 31 (the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report) and June 21 (the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer).

Bells ring out a cry for murdered and missing indigenous women

Beginning at 2:00 pm Wednesday June 3 in the Atlantic Time Zone and travelling westward across Canada, bells began to ring, each one resounding 1181 times to commemorate the 1017 indigenous women who have been killed and the 164 who have gone missing in the last three decades. The bells declared to their neighbourhoods and all […]

At All Saints’ Cathedral, May 31 - June 21, join us from 12:10 pm to 12:40 pm for special noon vigils, which will include hearing a story of a Residential School survivor, a time of silence, prayers, and ringing the bells for murdered and missing indigenous women.

22 Days to Promote Healing and Reconciliation

On Sunday, parishes in the Edmonton diocese joined a national church initiative to mark the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). Leading up to National Aboriginal Day (June 21) noon vigils (12:10 pm) will be held for 22 consecutive days at All Saints’ Cathedral, 10035-103 St, Edmonton. These services honouring our diocese’s commitment to healing and reconciliation among indigenous peoples and those with settler backgrounds will include: hearing the stories of Residential School survivors, a time of silence, prayers, and ringing of church bells.

2014 Report for All Saints Cathedral AGM by Oskapewis

Diocese of Edmonton, Indigenous Ministries, Oskâpêwis / Aboriginal Cultural and Educational Helper – Sharon Pasula, Report for All Saints Cathedral, 2014 If you have been reading the weekly Synod Scene and/or the monthly Messenger paper lately, you will have some idea about the position of Oskâpêwis. In the spring 2014 issue of the Messenger a […]

Report for St Mary’s Anglican Church, 2014 by Sharon Pasula.

Report for St Mary’s Anglican Church, 2014 by Sharon Pasula. Indigenous Ministry (I.M.) is a response to the involvement of the Anglican Church of Canada in operating residential schools in Canada.  Generally, the result of residential school was deliberate displacement of culture and identity within Indigenous communities which resulted in tragedy and great cost both […]