Cedar Park’s Social Justice ministry’s focus this fall is Reconciliation Matters.
The first event of the fall was a â€œWalking Tour of Kahnawakeâ€ on Saturday, Sept 14,attended by an incredibly number of people. It was an amazing day.
Our next event is a screening of the film We Were Children, and NFB film about the residential school system. Here is the NFB’sÂ description of the film:
In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian governmentâ€™s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of 2 children who were forced to face hardships beyond their years. As young children, Lyna and Glen were taken from their homes and placed in church-run boarding schools, where they suffered years of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, the effects of which persist in their adult lives. We Were Children gives voice to a national tragedy and demonstrates the incredible resilience of the human spirit.
Film content may be disturbing â€“ not suitable for children. Free admission, with a freewill offering collected.
We’ll be showing the film on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 2pm. It’s important that you sign up!
(If there aren’t enough participants, we’ll have to cancel.)
For more information, contact the Church Office.