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2021 CalendarJanuary
Jan 18-25: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Jan 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan C. Johnson invites members of the church to pray for peace in the Middle East on the 24th of each month. The regular call to prayer is part of a global ecumenical prayer vigil initiated by ACT Alliance.


February
Feb 1-7: World Interfaith Harmony Week

Feb 7: Global Mission Sunday

Feb 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Feb 17: Ash Wednesday

Feb 20: World Day of Social Justice

Feb 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Feb 28: Diaconal Sunday


March
Mar 1: Zero Discrimination Day
Mar 5: World Day of Prayer
Mar 8: International Women's Day

Mar 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 21-27: Week of Solidarity with Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination

Mar 22: World Water Day
Mar 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Mar 27: Earth Hour, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time.


April
April 2: Good Friday

April 4: Easter

April 4: Refugee Rights Day
April 7: World Health Day

April 14: Day of Pink - Celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny and all forms of bullying
April 22: Earth Day 
April 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
April 25: Vocational Sunday


May

May 4: Pink T-Shirt Day

May 8: World Fair Trade Day
May 16: Jerusalem and the Holy Land Sunday

May 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

June

June 5: World Environment Day

June 11: Anniversary of Government of Canada Apology for Indian Residential Schools (2008)
June 20: World Refugee Day
June 21: National Indigenous Peoples Day 
June 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


July

July 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

July 30: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons


August

Aug 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous People

Aug 12: International Youth Day

Aug 17: National Non-Profit Day
Aug 19: World Humanitarian Day

Aug 19-21: CLAY Gathering (Rescheduled from 2020)
Aug 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


September
Sept 1: Day of Prayer for Care of Creation  

Sept 1-October 10: Season of Creation

Sept 5: International Day of Charity

Sept 13-20: World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel
Sept 21: International Day of Peace
Sept 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Sept 30: Orange Shirt Day - Every Child Matters


October
Oct 4: National day of vigils honouring the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Oct 10: World Mental Health Day

Oct 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 16: World Food Day
Oct 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 
Oct 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


November

Nov 11: Remembrance Day

Nov 14-21: Restorative Justice Week
Nov 22: National Housing Day
Nov 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Nov 25: International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Nov 25-Dec 10: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence


December
Dec 1: World AIDS Day
Dec 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Dec 3: International Day of People with Disabilities

Dec 5: International Volunteer Day
Dec 6: National Day of Action to Prevent Violence Against Women
Dec 10: Human Rights Day
Dec 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Dec 24: Christmas Eve

Dec 25: Christmas Day

 

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2020 CalendarJanuary
Jan 18-25: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Jan 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan C. Johnson invites members of the church to pray for peace in the Middle East on the 24th of each month. The regular call to prayer is part of a global ecumenical prayer vigil initiated by ACT Alliance.


February
Feb 1-7: World Interfaith Harmony Week

Feb 2: Global Mission Sunday

Feb 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Feb 20: World Day of Social Justice

Feb 23: Diaconal Sunday

Feb 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Feb 26: Ash Wednesday

Feb 26: Pink T-Shirt Day


March
Mar 1: Zero Discrimination Day
Mar 6: World Day of Prayer
Mar 8: International Women's Day
Mar 13-15: National Church Council Meeting

Mar 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Mar 21: Week of Solidarity with Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination

Mar 22: World Water Day
Mar 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Mar 28: Earth Hour, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time.


April
April 4: Refugee Rights Day
April 7: World Health Day

April 8: Day of Pink - Celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny and all forms of bullying

April 10: Good Friday

April 12: Easter
April 22: Earth Day 
April 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
 
May

May 3: Vocational Sunday

May 9: World Fair Trade Day
May 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

May 24: Jerusalem and the Holy Land Sunday

May 31: Pentecost Sunday event: One Family in Mission

June

June 5: World Environment Day

June 11: Anniversary of Government of Canada Apology for Indian Residential Schools (2008)
June 20: World Refugee Day
June 21: National Indigenous Peoples Day 
June 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


July

July 13-16: National Worship Conference (Postponed to 2021)

July 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

July 30: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons


August

Aug 9: International Day of the World's Indigenous People

Aug 12: International Youth Day

Aug 17: National Non-Profit Day
Aug 19: World Humanitarian Day

Aug 20-23: CLAY Gathering(postponed to 2021)

Aug 22: Journey Interrupted - An Online Enroute Event (7:00 p.m. EDT)
Aug 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


September
Sept 1: Day of Prayer for Care of Creation  

Sept 1-October 4: Season of Creation

Sept 5: International Day of Charity

Sept 10-12: National Church Council Meeting

Sept 14-21: World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel
Sept 21: International Day of Peace
Sept 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Sept 30: Orange Shirt Day - Every Child Matters


October
Oct 4: National day of vigils honouring the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Oct 10: World Mental Health Day

Oct 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction
Oct 16: World Food Day
Oct 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 
Oct 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land


November

Nov 11: Remembrance Day

Nov 15-22: Restorative Justice Week
Nov 22: National Housing Day
Nov 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land
Nov 25: International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Nov 25-Dec 10: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence


December
Dec 1: World AIDS Day
Dec 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Dec 3: International Day of People with Disabilities

Dec 5: International Volunteer Day
Dec 6: National Day of Action to Prevent Violence Against Women
Dec 10: Human Rights Day
Dec 24: Day of Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land

Dec 24: Christmas Eve

Dec 25: Christmas Day

 

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