Indigenous Ministries

Indigenous Ministries

Indigenous Ministries in the Diocese of Edmonton seek to facilitate opportunities for our indigenous brothers and sisters to connect with their own spirituality in a Christian context. Please see the following interview between Bishop Jane and Oskapewis Sharon Pasula and scroll down to see upcoming events in and around the Diocese of Edmonton.

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Healing and Remembrance Service Includes Indigenous Ceremony

The third annual Healing & Remembrance Service was simpler this year due to scheduling issues and a large conference. Nevertheless, about a dozen people gathered together in candle light to remember the effects... Read More


Vermilion Blanket Exercise

Thirty people participated in a Blanket Exercise at St. Saviour’s, Vermilion. The event was co-facilitated by Fiona Brownlee, Aboriginal and Rural Communities Liaison for the Diocese of Edmonton, and Kevin John, a... Read More


National Indigenous Bishop Visits Edmonton

Creator God, from you every family in heaven and on earth takes its name. You have rooted and grounded us in your covenant love, and empowered us by your spirit to speak the truth in love, and to walk in your ways... Read More


Orange Shirt Day in Wetaskiwin

For the past several years people have begun to wear orange shirts on September 30th to remember the children who went to Indian Residential Schools and especially to honour those who did not return to their... Read More

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Save the Date for Spirit of the Land

The 6th annual Spirit of the Land Conference will be held from Friday November 3 to Sunday November 5 at the University of Alberta's Augustana Campus in Camrose, AB. This year's theme is Next Generation Thinking:... Read More


St. Saviour's Members Attend Onion Lake Pow Wow

The Rev. Elizabeth Metcalfe and three members of St. Saviour’s, Vermilion had the privilege of attending the Onion Lake Pow Wow on the evening of July 14. What a moving experience! You could feel the pride, joy and... Read More


Bishop Appoints Indigenous Ministry Archdeacon and Canon Theologian

During the opening service of the 65th Synod of the Diocese of Edmonton, September 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm, Bishop Jane Alexander will collate the Rev. Canon Travis Enright as Archdeacon for Indigenous Ministry in the... Read More