Justice Tour 2015

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A series of faithful gatherings of concerned Christians in cities across Canada, coordinated by the  Canadian Council of Churches and Citizens for Public Justice.

Each evening, a public engagement forum will raise the profile of faith communities engaged on issues of climate justice and poverty. Members of the delegation will respond to public questions. The evening event will also include elements of music, worship, and prayer.

 

April 13 | Vancouver
April 14 | Edmonton
April 15 | Saskatoon
April 16 | Winnipeg
May 10 | Kitchener-Waterloo
May 11 | Halifax
May 12 | Montréal
May 13 | Ottawa

Church Leader Participants:

Susan JohnsonRev. Dr. Susan Johnson
National Bishop
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

Willard MetzgerRev. Dr. Willard Metzger
Executive Director
Mennonite Church Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Dr. Karen Hamilton
Rev. Dr. Karen Hamilton
General Secretary
Canadian Council of Churches

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dates

 

Vancouver – Monday, April 13

7:00 – 9:30pm
Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Parish
555  Slocan Street

With Special Guests:
Chief Bobby Joseph, Reconciliation Canada
Markku Kostamo, A Rocha Canada
Deborah Littman, Metro Vancouver Alliance

For more information on the event in Vancouver, contact Anne Murnaghan 604-731-7623.

Download the Vancouver event poster.

Edmonton – Tuesday, April 14, 2015

7:00 – 9:30pm
All Saints Anglican Cathedral
10035 – 103 Street

With Special Guests:

Mark Holmgren, chief executive officer, Bissell Centre;
Bernadette Iahtail, executive director, Creating Hope Society;
Randy Haluza-DeLay, professor of sociology, The King’s University.

For more information on the event in Edmonton, contact John Gee at 780-439-7344 or 1-877-494-8890.
Join the Facebook event.

Download the Edmonton event poster.

Saskatoon – Wednesday, April 15

7:00 – 8:45 pm
Alice Turner Library
110 Nelson Rd

With Special Guests:

Angie Bugg, Energy Conservation Coordinator, Saskatchewan Environmental Society
Dr. Christopher Hrynkow, St. Thomas More College
Helen Oliver, Saskatoon Public Health Region

For more information on the event in Saskatoon, contact Myron Rogal at 306-659-5841.

Download the Saskatoon event poster.

Winnipeg – Thursday, April 16

7:00 – 9:30pm
Immaculate Conception Church
181 Austin St.

With Special Guests:

Mark Burch, Simplicity Institute
Tasha Carriere-Spillett, William Whyte School
Shaun Loney, BUILD, Inc.

For more information on the event in Winnipeg, contact Paul Gehrs at 204-984-9156.

Download the Winnipeg event poster

 

Kitchener-Waterloo – Sunday, May 10

7:30 – 9:30 pm
St. Peter’s Church
49 Queen Street North

Special Guests 

John Milloy, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary

Lynn Macaulay, Homelessness and Housing Umbrella Group (HHUG) Initiatives

Caterina Lindman, Citizens Climate Lobby

Download the Kitchener-Waterloo event poster.

 Halifax – Monday, May 11

7 – 9 pm
St. Agnes Parish
6903 Mumford Road

Special Guests

Jennifer Watts, Halifax City Councillor

Valerie Getson, The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

Donna Geernaert, Sisters of Charity

Download the Halifax event poster.

Montréal – Tuesday, May 12

7:00 – 9:00pm
le Centre Justice et foi
25 Jarry Street West

For more information on the Montréal event, contact Anne Bourdon at 514-925-4300, ext. 206.

Download the Montreal event poster (en anglais et français) [PDF].

 

Ottawa – Wednesday, May 13

7:00 – 9:00pm
Christ Church Cathedral
414 Sparks St.

Download the Ottawa event poster [PDF].

For more information on national Justice Tour 2015, please contact: Peter Noteboom, Associate Secretary for the Commission on Justice and Peace

The Canadian Council of Churches - Le Conseil Canadien Des Églises

47 Queen's Park Crescent East
Toronto, ON
M5S 2C3

www.councilofchurches.ca

T: 416.972.9494
TF: 1.866.822.7645

info@councilofchurches.ca

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