Celebration Lutheran Church acknowledges and honors the original stewards of the lands, streams, rivers, forests, and lakes. We respect the legacies of the indigenous Erie and Mississauga people, past present and emerging.

(Adopted unanimously at the January 2023 congregational annual meeting)

The impact of colonialism is still shaping the lives of indigenous peoples today. As church bodies begin to understand and repudiate past and present injustices done to indigenous peoples, and commit to seek justice in the future, acknowledging our own historical locations is an important first step.

Read about the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Truth and Healing Movement.

Read about the importance of Land Acknowledgments here.