The Sharing Circle- Re blog

By 1JustCity Citizen
February 1, 2018

“The outreach ministries welcomes individuals who need support and access to basic needs, healthcare, programming, and community. It was a cold and snowy day when I visited the Sharing Circle at St. Mathew’s Maryland Outreach Ministry. Minister Josh Ward welcomed me in and led me to an open space downstairs where it was festively decorated in holiday colours and ornaments. Josh introduced me to the volunteers who were busy preparing lunch for the participants. I learned that the site opens the sharing circle to Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants as part of reconciliation and building good relations. Josh explained that the sharing circle is a safe space for everyone to gather and led by an Elder to learn about Indigenous culture and traditions. The site also brings in Indigenous healthcare practitioners who incorporate Indigenous healing methods as part of their care.”

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