Langley Churches for Reconciliation led by ordained leaders: Rev. Paul Guiton, Anglican; Rev. Dale Johnson, United; Rev. Ian Funk, Mennonite; Rev. Henk Smidstra, Christian Reformed are organizing a sacred walk for the first few days of June, 2016.
“The sacred walk is a distinctly Canadian and Indigenously flavoured act of political, spiritual and social witness.” Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada
Come and join in the Walk towards Reconciliation, between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.
The Walk will travel from the colonial bastion of Fort Langley to the nearest residential school site – St. Mary’s in Mission. It is a journey that symbolizes that of so many aboriginal children, but also to bring people together as they walk. The planned schedule is:
The organizers are arranging rest stops with refreshments along the way, and a place to camp Thursday night, for those who wish to do so. Even if you are unable to manage the whole journey, it is hoped you will walk with us for part of the way. Diocesan communications will update this new story as additional information becomes available.
Please download a poster below