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National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering Concludes

Spiritual Gathering participants greet the new National Indigenous Council.Photo: Sara Stratton/The United Church of Canada Indigenous Church Establishes New Organization and Elders’ Council Indigenous members of The United Church of Canada attending the National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering reached a consensus to create a new national Indigenous spiritual organization and have elected a new council to … Continue reading National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering Concludes

Council for the National Indigenous Organization Elected

The new National Indigenous Council with firekeeper Ka-Way Yah.Photo: Sara Stratton/The United Church of Canada On August 10, 2019, Indigenous members of the United Church attending the National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering elected a new National Indigenous Council. Fourteen people stood for the eight positions. This council will be tasked with carrying forward the decisions of … Continue reading Council for the National Indigenous Organization Elected

National Indigenous Organization and National Indigenous Elders Council Nominations

Nominees to the National Elders Council answer questions from youth delegates.Photo: Sara Stratton/The United Church of Canada The following people have been nominated to the National Indigenous Organization and the National Indigenous Elders Council. Elections for the National Indigenous Organization will take place Saturday afternoon, 10 August. The Elders Council will meet this fall and … Continue reading National Indigenous Organization and National Indigenous Elders Council Nominations

Preparing for the Future: National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering Pre-Events

Youth program participants weigh in on the future of the church. Photo: The United Church of Canada On August 6 and 7, Indigenous United Church people from Quebec to British Columbia travelled to the territory of the Chippewas of Rama near Orillia, Ontario, for the National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering. The gathering, which will be charting … Continue reading Preparing for the Future: National Indigenous Spiritual Gathering Pre-Events