Prayers for Peacemakers. 27 April 2017
Today let us lift in our prayers those who “pray with
their feet” and advocate for the rights of the Indigenous peoples. On 23
April, a group of mainly Christians has set out on a 600 km (around 375 miles)
long pilgrimage through the Canadian province of Ontario. CPT Indigenous
Peoples Solidarity Team co-organizes the pilgrimage.
Let us pray that the eyes, ears and hearts of lawmakers and
settlers of Canada and around the world be opened and embrace that to which God
calls us: truth, reconciliation and justice.
Learn more about the pilgrimage and ways to join and support
From the Pilgrimage Planning Team
The Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights is a 600 km walk
from Kitchener to Ottawa in support of the adoption and implementation of the
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Comprised
mostly of Christians, we are seeking to make right our relationships with host
peoples in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to
We continue to invite your support through your
prayers, words of encouragement, donations,
and your ongoing connection with our progress via Facebook
. We also invite you to join us when we come through your neighbourhood – see our daily schedule.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your
Unfailing love and truth walk before you as attendants.
Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship,
for they will walk in the light of your presence, Lord.