Remember

We mourn, with others, and pray for change

remembrance
Kingston City Hall

In the aftermath of the recent horrific discovery of the remains of 215 children on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School, Indigenous Ministries and Justice at the United Church of Canada calls on all of us  “to come together as people of the United Church and take the first step of mourning and remembering.”  For further information and prayers, we invite you to visit: 

https://united-church.ca/news/kamloops-residential-school-time-mourning-and-support

https://united-church.ca/news/response-kamloops-residential-school-graves-discovery

https://united-church.ca/news/moderators-statement-residential-school-burial-sites

https://united-church.ca/social-action/justice-initiatives/reconciliation-and-indigenous-justice

If you or someone you know needs someone to talk to, you can contact the Indian Residential School Survivors Society for counselling support available at 1-800-721-0066. People can also access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line: 1-866-925-4419.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Reports (https://nctr.ca/records/reports/) and other documents:

Updated 2021 09 03