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Letters of Advocacy


Here, individuals can view letters written to heads of government regarding pressing world issues of peace and justice. Viewers are encouraged to use these documents as sample letters on which to base their own communications with government representatives.

December 9, 2009 Afghanistan Brief and Cover Letter to Prime Minister Steven Harper - December 11, 2009 (An ecumenical appeal letter from the 22 member denominations of the Canadian Council of Churches, co-signed by Robert J. Suderman, General Secretary, Mennonite Church Canada)
January 16, 2005 Faith Leaders Letter regarding Darfur, Sudan (a letter from the Canadian Council of Churches, co-signed by Jack Suderman)
April 9, 2001

Regarding the Summit of the Americas (a letter from the Canadian Council of Churches, co-signed by Marilyn Houser Hamm)

May 17, 2001 USA National Defence System
November 30, 2000 Middle East Crisis: MCC/MC Canada Letter to PM
September 1, 2000 Letter to PM Regarding Burnt Church
July 11, 2000 Oppose New Military Aid to Columbia
June 2, 2000 Continued Sanctions on Iraq, Disarmament, Diplomacy
April 13, 1999 Bombing of Yugoslavia
April 1, 1999 Bombing of Yugoslavia
February 2, 1999 Regarding International Debt
November 25, 1998 Regarding Nuclear Weapons
August 14, 1998 Regarding the Sanctions against Iraq
February 10, 1998 Regarding A Military Strike Against Iraq
December 22, 1997 Regarding The Multilateral Agreement On Investment