Serving Greater Vancouver & the Fraser Valley
Union Gospel Mission
First Nations

17/09 September 2017

Roy Henry Vickers to speak in Langley

The four directions of stewardship and reconciliation by Marion Van Driel World-renowned artist, author and sought-after speaker, Roy Henry Vickers will be in Langley on September 25 speaking on The Four Directions of Stewardship and Reflections on Reconciliation: the teacher, healer, visionary and leader within each person. Vickers owns Tofino’s Eagle Aerie Art Gallery. When […]

17/09 September 2017

Our Stories Shape Us

: history, faith & practice of the indigenous church in Canada by Marion Van Driel Anyone who has experienced a broken relationship knows that the mending requires long- term commitment to restore trust and wholeness. A half-hearted effort or quick “I’m sorry” won’t bring back long-term health. The journey towards reconciliation is long and often […]

14/04 April 2014

First Nations Cultural Awareness Dinner

by Angelos Kyriakides   Culture is a valuable part of life. It shapes our traditions, helps teach the next generation important lessons, and is a reflection of beautiful variety, endowed by our Creator. While there’s no such thing as an infallible, perfect culture, we can hardly deny the role it plays in maintaining a happy […]

14/04 April 2014

First Nations: Faith that inspires hope and love

Canada 150   by Agnes Chung The First Nations people have lived in this land we now call Canada for at least 12,000 years or even longer.  In fact, the name ‘Canada’ derived from a Saint-Lawrence Iroquoian word kanata meaning village or land.  As we celebrate our country’s 150th birthday this year, we reach out […]