National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Orange Shirt Day (September 30) is a time for us all to remember and honour Indigenous children who were taken from their families to residential schools, the ongoing impact, and just as importantly the continuing strength and resilience of Indigenous peoples. For settler Christians this is a time when we can reflect on our role in colonialism and the residential school system and our ongoing responsibility to make reparations.


Former United Church of Canada Healing Programs Coordinator Honarine Scott writes, “I think about my mother who went to Residential School with her brothers and sisters. Did they cry themselves to sleep as well? To this day, I do not know because they have a difficult time talking about what happened to them. While growing up, I did not understand my mother’s coldness or lack of affection. In my child’s mind, I blamed myself, thinking I did something wrong. As an adult, I learned about the Indian Residential School system and I realized this is what happened to my relatives. Until then, I harbored a deep resentment towards some of my family … read more


September 30, 6 pm (WINNIPEG TIME) join Indigenous Ministries and Justice Executive Minister Murray Pruden for a candlelight vigil Indigenous Ministries Facebook page.

You can also join us for an all ages program on September 30 here at the church. All are welcome to attend!

And the People Said

The United Church in Meadowood is a wonderful gathering place for the community in St. Vital. Our Mom’s group has been meeting here for many years and it’s a very special place.

Angela B

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