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Asian Heritage Month

From Shining Waters Regional Council, The United Church of Canada 

Anti-Racism Resources

Shining Waters Regional Council Statement on Anti-Asian Racism, Hatred, and Violence
Released following the Atlanta shootings.

 COVID-19 and the Racism Pandemic We Need to Talk About. Written in March 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic.
By Kim Uyede-Kai.


Hidden Hate Exposing the Rootsof Anti-Asian Racism in Canada (Global News)

The Racism Virus: Anti-Asian Attacks Surge (NBC) 

 We Need to Talk About Anti-Asian Hate (Eugene Lee Yang, The Try Guys) 
(topics: Yellow Peril; America At War; Model Minority; Vincent Chin; Black & Asian Communities; Policing; Hate Rhetoric; Monolith & Media; Generational Divide; Voting & Representation; How You Can Help) 

 Then watch: Misognyny Against Asian Women (Try podcast) 


ACT 2 End Racism Series on Anti-Asian Racism 

Model Minority: A History of Silence by Chris Tse 

Let’s Talk About Microaggressions 

(more videos are in production. Subscribe to ACT2endracism YouTube Channel) 

Liturgies & Prayers 

United Church of Canada website 

Asian Heritage Month | A Step Nearer to Harmony
A worship service for Asian Heritage Month that encourages harmonious living. By the Rev. MiYeon Kim. 
(+ video of correct Korean pronunciation of Ul-ssi-goo, joh ta!) 

Prayer of Confession of anti-Asian Racism and Sexism after the Atlanta shootings 

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok)  

These are just a few social media groups that you can join or follow. Most use several platforms. 

Angry Asian Man;  (Jeff Yang, Phil Yu) 

Canadian Council – Asians in Ontario 

Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter 

Korean Office for Research and Education (KORE) – York University

NBC Asian America 

Not Too Asian 

Stand with Asians Coalition (SWAC) 

Toronto NAJC (National Association of Japanese Canadians) 

United Church Intercultural Ministries 

Act to End Racism multilingual series
What to do if you are a target of racism or if you are a bystander seeing a racist act 


Voices United 

VU 34 Come Now, O God of Peace/O-so-so  GoonYong Lee/Marion Pope 

VU52 Sheep Fast Asleep/Hitsuji Wa Nemure Ri. Chugoro Torii/arr. David Kai/Genzo Miwa/trans. John Moss 

VU94 Lovely Star in the Sky/Tong bang ui byolUn-yung La/trans. Marion Kim/James Minchin 

VU85 Midnight Stars Make Bright the Sky/Ming xing can lan-geChi-fang Liang/Ching-chiu Yang/Christopher Cheung 

VU243 Praise to God. (traditional Japanese melody) Nobuaki Hanaoka/arr. David Kai 

VU251 God Created Heaven and Earth. Pi-po/I-to-Loh/Taiwanese hymn Boris Anderson/Clare Anderson 

VU252 Jaya Ho/Victory Hymn. (traditional Hindi melody) Hindi anon. Trans. Katherine Rohrbough/I-to-Loh 

VU309 Para, Para, Pitter Pat. Anon/Masao Tomioka/Ugo Nakada/June Nakada Sumida 

VU362 Here, O God, Your Servants Gather/Se-ka-i-no To-mo to Te o Tsu-na-gi. Isao Koizumi/Tokuo Yamaguchi/para. Everett M. Stowe/I-to-Loh 

VU402 We Are One. Jeeva Sam/arr. David Kai/Doreen Lankshear-Smith 

VU414 God, Be Praised in Early Morning/Qing-chen zao qi zan-mei Shen. Dawei Wang/Pen-li Cheng/G.A. Wenh-In Ng 

VU611 Out of the Depths, O God, We Call to You. Jeeva Sam/arr. David Kai/Ruth Duck 

VU666 In Lonely Mountain Ways/Ya-ma-ji Ko-e-teAmzi Chapin/Sugawo Nishimura/trans. Paul Gregory 

VU698 With the Wings of Our Mind/Ttugoun Maum. Don-Whan Cho/Ik Whan (Timothy) Moon/trans. Marion Pope 

VU963 May the Grace of Christ. Jeeva Sam/Fred Graham. 

Ps. 66 East Indian hymn/Jeeva Sam 

For more information contact:



Communities of Faith Support, Anti-racism and Right Relations Minister

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6173
Email: KUyedeKai@united-church.ca

Serves in: Shining Waters Regional Council

Location: Teleworks and works in the Toronto Office

Role: Kim encourages and connects communities of faith in their work and supports indigenous ministries in their relationship with the region and promotes and supports racial justice.

Contact Kim about: Anti-Racism; Conflict Resolution; Covenants; Governance; Intercultural Ministry; Right Relations; Vision and Mission

More Voices 

MV5 Holy Spirit, You’re like the Wind/Sheng ling ru feng. Wei-fan Wang/Grace Shangjuan/Ivy Balchin/W.H.Wong 

MV22 God of All the World/Mi pela I bung. Trad. Papua New Guinea/Fred Kaan 

MV56 Come, O Come, Let Us Praise/Lajahle, htaora Hp’yaSaw Gidean Tun Shwe (Myanmar) 

MV105 You Are My Father/Too’n mera pita. Harkanwal Singh Sahota/Amarjeet Singh/trad. Sikh 

MV125 When A Grain of Wheat (Hitotsubu no). Ushio Takahashi/Toyohiko Kagawa/ rans Frank Y. Ohtomo. 

MV181 Lord, Your Hands Have Formed/Imegmoy pitak ay yay. Ikalahan melody/Ramon and Sario Oliano 

MV184 Ay, Ay Salidummay. Trad. song Philppines 

MV218 May the Love of the Lord/Wei yuan Shen di ai. Swee Hong Lim/Maria Ling Poh Choo. 

MV225 Amen. Trad. melody, China. Arr. Puqi Jiang.