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The 40 Days of Engagement on Anti-Racism all starts today! 
 

What’s New Online 

Explore the 40 Days web pages to discover content that may be helpful as you journey through these days. Now, you’ll find: 

 

40 Days Live – Online Gathering Today! 

Today—Tuesday, October 12, starting at 7:00 p.m. EDT / 4:00 p.m. PDT — will be the first 40 Days Live eventRegister online for a conversation led by Paul Douglas Walfall about "Becoming an Anti-Racist Disciple," and to receive a link to participate by Zoom. You can also follow along live, from The United Church of Canada Facebook page. This event will be recorded and made available afterwards. 

Overview of the Week 

Here are the topics that will be explored during this first week: 
To access the full content for each day, go to the 40 Days web page. Click on the day that you would like to explore (such as Day 1), and you will be able to read a brief overview of that particular day. Then, open the attachment at the very bottom of that page (under Downloads) for the full content and activities for that day.
 

Book of the Week 

Each week during the 40 Days, there will be a featured book on anti-racism. Use the code 40DAYS to receive 20% discount off orders of 2 or more books from the United Church Bookstore, between October 11-November 27. 

Keep the Conversation Going 

  • Sign up for the  ENGAGE: Love and Justice  online gathering online event. The official event is from November 3-7, but there will be online discussion forums will be live as of October 14. There will be a specific forum for the 40 Days. Register for ENGAGE and talk with people across the church!  
  • Become part of the Facebook group, United Church Anti-Racism, and have conversations on social media.
Please continue to encourage people that you know to be part of the journey around 40 Days of Engagement on Anti-Racism, and to  sign up for the newsletter. We are keen continue the journey together!