The 29th Annual Ecumenical Mission of Strathcona County Presents:
“We Are People Of Treaty, Covenant & Reconciliation”
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Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 @ Sherwood Park United Church
4:30 pm Pre-Event Orientation “Welcome to Treaty 6 Territory” Ron Lameman, Bilateral Treaty Coordinator, Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations
6:00 pm Potluck Supper (bring a dish to share)
7:30 pm Opening Worship Genesis 9:8-17 “Searching for a holistic vision, we are grounded in creation as covenant peoples.”
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
2:00 pm Tea & Teaching “The Seven Sacred Teachings” @ Bethel Lutheran Church
7:30 pm Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church
Jeremiah 31:31-34 “Sharing life together on the land, we are liberated by a deep inner knowing from God as treaty peoples.
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
10:00 am Bible Study Ardrossan United Church
Ezekiel 16:59-63 “A Vision of Reconciliation & Covenant” (with traditional prayers)
2:00 pm Tea and Teaching Salisbury United Church
“All My Relations: Reconciliation & Creation”
7:30 pm Evening Worship St. Thomas Anglican Church
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 “Drawing on sacred and traditional wisdom, we remember our ‘original instructions’ to be in right relations.”
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
12:00 pm Lunch
Glory Lutheran Church “Stories of Faithfulness & Reconciliation in Treaty 6 Territory”
7:30 pm Closing Worship OLPH Roman Catholic Church (includes Strawberry Ceremony)
1 Corinthians 12:4-2 “Sharing moments of clarity and insight, we glimpse our call to serve the ‘common good’ as reconciled peoples.”
The Very Reverend Dr Stan McKay
The Very Reverend Dr Stan McKay, a former Moderator of the United Church of Canada (1992-1994), is a minister, spiritual leader, teacher and activist. He was ordained by The United Church of Canada in 1971. Along with members of the National Native Council of the United Church of Canada, Stan successfully advocated for the Church’s 1986 apology for its role in the cultural oppression of First Nations people.
Stan is the recipient of numerous awards, including a National Aboriginal Achievement Award. He holds honorary doctorates conferred by the University of Waterloo, the University of Winnipeg, United Theological College of McGill University, St. Andrew’s College in Saskatoon and Victoria University in British Columbia. He was Director of the Jessie Salteaux Resource Centre in Manitoba, a theological school that respects both Christian and Indigenous spiritual traditions.
Stan is a member of the Fisher River Cree Nation, Treaty 5 Territory, and currently lives in the village of Petersfield, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory. He spent 5 years of his childhood in an Indian Residential School. Stan is married to Dot and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Stan and Dot care deeply for creation and especially for the waters of creation.
For more information on the Conference, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 780-467-7310.
Ardrossan United Church 22 Main Street. Phone 780-922-2255
Bethel Lutheran Church 298 Bethel Drive Phone 780-417-7775
Glory Lutheran Church 22577 Highway 16, Phone 780-416-9594
Mount Olivet Lutheran Church 205 Fir Street, Phone 780-467-5994
OLPH Roman Catholic Church 13 Bower Drive, Phone 780-467-5470
St. Thomas Anglican Church 4A Raven Drive, Phone 780-467-5730
Salisbury United Church 2 Mission Street, Phone 780-467-7310
Sherwood Park United Church 20 Fir Street, Phone 780-467-7377