Breaking New Ground Together - Spring 2021

Breaking New Ground Together is an ongoing series of talks and retreats at the Star of the North on how Christians can work in union with Indigenous peoples to live out the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Facilitator: Steve Heinrichs

In-house

$250.00

Online

$60.00

The Cost of Colonialism, The Joy of Jubilee

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If Canada is a settler colonial society, how does that shape Christian understanding and vocation? If dispossession is the fundamental breach of the Indigenous-settler relationship, what biblical resources can  address that? Could old memories spur significant reparative action? Together, we’ll wrestle with these questions by centring the voices of the oppressed.  

Steve Heinrichs is a settler Christian from Winnipeg. The director of Indigenous-settler relations for Mennonite Church Canada, Steve is a student of activism who loves to march with his partner, Ann, and their children, Izzy, Aiden and Abby. Steve has edited several books, including Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization (Orbis, 2019).

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Friday April 23, 20217:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday April 24, 20219:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday April 25, 20219:00 am - 1:00 pm

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$250.00

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