Posts Tagged "jennifer henry"

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Toronto: Jennifer Henry guest at First CRC

Come hear Jennifer Henry, KAIROS Executive Director preach a call to social justice particular to our time.

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KITCHENER: Jennifer Henry opens the Week of Christian Unity

Jennifer Henry will speak at a joint service of St. Matthew’s Lutheran and Trinity United for the beginning of the Week of Christian Unity.

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VICTORIA: St. Luke Cedar Hill Anglican Church – First Sunday of Advent Service

St. Luke Cedar Hill Anglican Church along with Lutheran Church of the Cross, Knox Presbyterian Church, and Holy Cross Catholic Church invite you to a First Sunday of Advent Service Readings and music to light the beginning of Advent. Guest…

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VICTORIA: Gender, Justice and the Church

The CSRS, in collaboration with the John Albert Hall (JAH) Trust and the Anglican Diocese of BC, is hosting a panel discussion on “Gender, Justice and the Church”. The three panelists, Gina Messina, Cheri DiNovo, and Jennifer Henry, are long…

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WATERLOO: Women Peace and Security: Dispatches from Time and Place

A public forum to remember the impact of war and colonization on women and girls. Speakers include:  Lori Campbell Cree-Metis from Treaty 6 territory, Saskatchewan, and director of Shatitsirotha, the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, on gender and race Carol Acton Associate…

KAIROS joins Burnaby Mountain Trans Mountain pipeline protest, April 28

April 25, 2018

KAIROS Executive Director Jennifer Henry to stand in solidarity with members of T’sleil-Waututh, faith leaders and people of faith (Toronto, ON) – KAIROS Canada’s Executive Director, Jennifer Henry, will join members of Tsleil Waututh, faith leaders and other people of…

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La vérité, la réconciliation et le jour du Canada

June 30, 2015

Lettre de la directrice générale de KAIROS, le 1er juillet 2015 En ce jour où les Canadiennes et les Canadiens se rassemblent pour célébrer notre pays, je place ma fierté non en qui nous sommes, mais en qui nous pouvons…

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Truth, Reconciliation and Canada Day

June 30, 2015

( cliquez ici pour le message en français) Message from Jennifer Henry, KAIROS Executive Director, on Canada Day On this day, when Canadians gather to celebrate our country, I will place my pride not in who we are, but in…

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The Stones Will Cry Out by Jennifer Henry

June 24, 2015

Spirited Reflection offered  at the Orientation Assembly of Development and Peace, Otterburne, Manitoba, June 12, 2015 Jennifer Henry is the Executive Director of KAIROS And some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples.” Jesus…

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Canada is haunted by colonialism

June 23, 2015

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Easter is a conspiracy of hope

April 1, 2015

Watch KAIROS’ Easter video message Dear Friends, Every year I approach Easter in the same way, hungry for the renewal it offers. This weekend, in my church, with my community, in song and story, I will be tangibly reminded of…

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Fasting for imagination to solve the climate crisis by Jennifer Henry

March 5, 2015

Click above to read Jennifer Henry’s blog post on rabble.ca about her decision to fast for climate justice today (March 5)

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The Water that Connects All Life by Jennifer Henry

January 15, 2015

Jennifer Henry reminds us that we are invited to immerse ourselves as Christ did in our own watersheds to connect ourselves with both the pain and transformation of being one with creation.

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Putting people before profit with a price on carbon

October 31, 2014

My week in late June began by shaking the hand of President Obama. It ended by interviewing First Nations and Métis living in the heart of the Athabasca Tar Sands. I went from meeting the most sought after person in…

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Peace with Justice: International Day of Peace by Jennifer Henry

September 30, 2014

Jennifer Henry explains that peace of which the prophet Micah spoke is not the absence of conventional war, rather the presence of transformed beliefs and collective understandings, economic and ecological justice and democratic inclusions, human rights and greater equality.

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Current Violence and Military Action in Israel and Palestine

July 15, 2014

Jennifer Henry, Executive Director of KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, has issued a statement in response to the ongoing violence and military action in Palestine and Israel.

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We Do Have Choices

June 2, 2014

On the flight to Fort Chip, Jennifer Henry reflects on our energy choices. What will sustain life?

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We Are All Connected

June 1, 2014

Archbishop Desmond Tutu believes transformation is possible if we all work together.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu: A Voice To be Heard

May 30, 2014

Executive Director Jennifer Henry and Program Manager Ed Bianchi head out to Fort McMurray to attend the “So Long as the River Flows” Conference and hear Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s thoughts on the oil sands, Indigenous Rights, and ecological justice.

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Impossible Hope: Excerpt from a Sermon on Ezekiel 37: 1-14 and John 11: 1-44 – by Jennifer Henry

April 8, 2014

This week’s Spirited Reflection is by KAIROS Executive Director, Jennifer Henry. The images of death in the Scriptures are striking, but so are the signs of hope: transformation is God’s signature.

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Letter from Jennifer Henry to Toronto Star re. “Tories reject inquiry for missing Aboriginal women”

March 10, 2014

My grief in reading “Conservatives reject inquiry for murdered, missing aboriginal women“, Saturday, March 8, 2014, was magnified by the fact it appeared on International Women’s Day.  On this day, when women around the world renew their call for “bread…

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Unbearable Pain, Startling Hope: 40 years of Bold Witness to Ecumenical Social Justice – by Jennifer Henry

January 27, 2014

Executive Director Jennifer Henry reflects on ’40 Years of Bold Witness’ framing her thoughts with four characteristics of the “‘natural habitat’ of prophetic voices” outlined by Walter Brueggemann in “The Prophetic Imagination.” Longer than our typical Spirited Reflection, it is…

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Mission from the Margins

November 13, 2013

In her final blog from the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly in Busan, Executive Director Jennifer Henry reflects on the global church’s call to “justice, solidarity, and inclusivity [as] key expressions of mission from the margins.”

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Her Name is Edna

November 6, 2013

In her presentation to the workshop “Dialogue of Theologies in the Struggle for Life: For a New Ecumenism” at the World Council of Churches’ 10th Assembly, KAIROS ED Jennifer Henry argues that it is “the migrants and refugees knocking at…

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Not Lost in Translation … Facing Up to Canadian Mining

November 4, 2013

In this report from the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly in Busan, KAIROS ED Jennifer Henry meets those affected by Canadian mining overseas, and reflects on our response as justice-seeking communities of faith.

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A Story of Resilience, Grace, Persistence and Transformation

November 2, 2013

Father Michael Lapsley is an Anglican priest, a social justice activist, a freedom fighter and a healer. KAIROS Executive Director Jennifer Henry describes what it was like to break bread with him at the WCC Assembly.

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We Are Beginning To See the Light

October 31, 2013

KAIROS ED Jennifer Henry comments on WCC General Secretary Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit’s report to the Assembly, and its mention of the collaborative work between the churches and Indigenous peoples in Canada.

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Senzenina

October 30, 2013

“Nothing falls outside of God’s dream for justice and therefore, nothing is outside the church’s mission.” KAIROS Executive Director Jennifer Henry reflects on the opening litany of lamentation and hope at the World Council of Churches’ 10th Assembly in Busan.

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