Do Justice Newsletter
Do Justice is a new newsletter with the latest information and priorities of the work of the Social and Ecological Justice Commission. This section is under construction, thank you for your patience as we prepare to update this space soon.
For those who will be attending the Toronto Pride Parade 2023, here is the details for marching in the parade
Affirming Connections has a developed a great new video series: Small Town, Big Impact: Stories and strategies from the Affirming journey. The series invites Affirming leaders, clergy and lay, to share their experiences of the Affirming journey including how the...
Do Justice Podcast Archive
Formerly the Living Presence Podcast. Part social commentary, part spiritual reflection, part biblical study and part prayers for an aching world, *do justice. the podcast* examines the intersection of faith and the secular through a faith-based, social justice lens. Hosted by Rev. Bri-anne Swan, *do justice.* is brought to you by Shining Waters Regional Council, an administrative grouping within The United Church of Canada..
Jesus is executed, just like so many men and women around the world. What does it mean to endorse the punishment used to kill Christ? What are the ways people with profound truths are scapegoated?
On this sixth week of Lent, Rev. Alexa speaks with Sara Hildebrand of the Love My Neighbour Project – an interfaith partnership with UNICEF Canada to pay it forward. They are inviting every Canadian that gets a vaccine to buy one for someone in economically depressed countries. For approximately $10 each, every vaccinated person in Canada can help speed up the vaccine rollout for all global citizens (cost
to be confirmed by UNICEF)
On this fifth week of Lent, Rev. Alexa speaks with Greg Cook and Lorraine Lam, outreach workers at Sanctuary Ministries of Toronto; a place in the heart of Toronto where you can go to be seen and celebrated, walked with and cared for. Guided by the Gospel, the heart and centre of this community are the very people who are often excluded in the mainstream; those experiencing poverty, lack of housing, addiction and mental health crisis. At Sanctuary, they can get meals, health clinic support, art programs, street outreach, Sunday services, and so much more.
Staff support for this ministry is pending. If you require assistance please contact:
CELIO de ANDRADE SANTOS Jr.
Phone: 416-231-7680 | 1-800-268-3781
Serves in: Shining Waters Regional Council and Canadian Shield Regional Council
Location: Teleworks and works in the Guthrie office
Role: Celio provides administrative support to Shining Waters and Canadian Shield Regional Councils.