We gratefully acknowledge the people
who participated in
The National Indigenous Day of Prayer Service


The Gathering Prayer

Bishop Lydia Mamakwa

Honouring the Four Directions

Ruby Sandy-Robinson
Olive Elm
Jerry Adams
The Rev. Maata Kunuk
Teresa Mandricks

The Collect of the Day

Bishop Lydia Mamakwa

The Word (Isaiah 40:25-31)

Brenna MacDonald

Psalm 19

The Rev. Norman Wesley
Melanie Delva

Hymn  “Many and Great”

The Rev. Canon Murray Still

The Gospel (John 1:1-18)

Bishop Lydia Mamakwa


Archbishop Mark MacDonald

Story for Children “The Gifts of Summer on the Rez”

Written and Read By:

The Rev. Canon Ginny Doctor

The Litany “We Are Still Here”

The Rev. Canon Laverne Jacobs
Jennifer Henry

The Lord’s Prayer

Sophia Bomberry
Tyson Halkett
Amy Charlie (nɬeʔkepmxcín)
Bishop Riscylla Shaw
Freeman Bell
Aaron Sault
Sheba McKay (Oji Cree)
Bishop Bruce Myers (French)
The Rev. Gerald Giles

The Blessing

Bishop Sidney Black (Blackfoot)
Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate
Bishop Lucy Netser (Inuktitut)
Archbishop Mark MacDonald (Gwich’in)
Bishop Lydia Mamakwa (Oji Cree)

Hymn “How Great Thou Art”

Archbishop Mark MacDonald and Jeff Fifield

Remembering the History
Of the Land, including its People
and its Languages

By: Suitaakii Black


Archbishop Mark MacDonald


Becky Boucher
Ben Davies  “The Gifts of Summer on the Rez”

The ACC Communication Department

Joe Vecsi
Lisa Barry
Alicia Brown
Brian Bukowski
Ben Davies 


Melanie Delva – Reconciliation Animator