Alissa Bender
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In response to Call to Action #80 from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and the advocacy efforts of many Indigenous peoples, the federal government of Canada has declared September 30, 2021, as the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

While residential schools were funded by the federal government, churches were contracted to run them. The legacy of harm done in the name of Christ is something that Christian churches continue to grapple with; the Mennonite Church is no exception.

Click here to read the full story from Mennonite Church Canada

All of the books in the photo above (and more) are available for HMCers to borrow from our church library. The artwork on the t-shirt is by Morgan Asoyuf and was purchased here.