P.E.I. churches hold special Aboriginal service – CBC

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P.E.I. churches hold special Aboriginal service – CBC

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 2016227 Views

Gathering prompted by Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Jun 20, 2016

A special Aboriginal service hosted by two Island churches is another step toward reconciliation, Aboriginal leaders say.

Trinity United Church, along with St. Paul’s Anglican Church, held the service on Sunday. It was was prompted by the final report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

“Over the years the church failed them in word and action, now it’s time to be active in making things right,” said Greg Davis, minister at Trinity United. “It’s important to name the wrongs, but more important to go forward doing what is right.”

Keptin John Joe Sark, a Mi’kmaq spiritual leader, said the service “meant a lot.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-aboriginal-church-service-1.3642670

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