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National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. “This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples,” says information from the Government of Canada. “Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their

World Refugee Day

On June 20, World Refugee Day will commemorate the strength and perseverance of refugees around the world. Every minute, 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror, says information from the United Nations. Please join us in praying for the millions of displaced people who are seeking to

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When Canada Meets Rwanda

In February, a team of eight people arrived in Kigali from Grande Prairie, Alberta.  They were to be in Rwanda for 19 days, but this was not a holiday.  They were a Short Term Ministry team (STM) whose members had travelled a long way from home in order to Serve and Learn.  They are from

Child Labour

World Day Against Child Labour will be commemorated on June 12. Please join us in praying for vulnerable children around the world who are forced to work under dangerous conditions. This year’s campaign will focus on the global need to end child labour and improve the safety and health of young

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CBOQ Assembly

The Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec (CBOQ) will be hosting their annual assembly from June 6-9. The theme for this year is “Lead with Love”, which will focus on the next generation. Please pray for those in attendance who will be discussing ways to equip churches and leaders to better

2018-05-29T13:23:18+00:00 Tags: , , |

Global Day of Parents

June 1 is the Global Day of Parents, which honours the contributions of mothers and fathers around the world. “Emphasizing the critical role of parents in the rearing of children, the Global Day of Parents recognizes also that the family has the primary responsibility for the nurturing and protection of children,”

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The Lams

Please pray for Lewis and Felain Lam who are currently serving in Germany as CBM Field Staff. Through their role, the Lams reach out to Chinese students who are studying at German universities. They provide practical support to newcomer students, helping them to find appropriate housing and access local services. They

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Victims of Sexual Violence

The war in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1998 and 2003 involved several African countries and armed militia groups. It is considered one of the greatest humanitarian crises in the world, yet received little international media attention even during the height of the conflict. The violence has continued intermittently since 2003

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