Jerusalem Sunday is an opportunity for Anglicans in Canada to learn more about and support God’s mission in the Diocese of Jerusalem.
The House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon in the Anglican Church of Canada has registered its objection to the episcopal election of the Rev. Jacob Worley in the Diocese of Caledonia. Their objection is registered under Canon 4 (b) vi “That … Continued The post House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon registers objection to election of the Rev. Jacob Worley appeared first on Anglican Church of Canada.
Bishop Dennis Drainville submitted his canonically requisite letter of resignation to the Metropolitan and the provincial House of Bishops yesterday, and it has been duly accepted. His resignation took effect at midnight,April 19th, at which time under our canons, Bruce Joseph Andrew Myers OGS, took formal possession of the See of Quebec as […]
The bishop of British Columbia and the chief of the ‘Namgis First Nation are hoping a meeting last month will prove the crucial first step in a long and fruitful relationship. “I think this is the beginning of many more conversations to come.
With the approach of Earth Day this Saturday, April 22, Canadian Anglican and Lutheran leaders have issued an invitation to creation-minded prayer and action. “In recognition of Earth Day…we invite you to join us in praying for the humility and discipline to use Earth’s resources wisely and responsibly,” say Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada; Susan Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC); and Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop, in a statement released Wednesday, April 19.
The diocese of Ontario is planning to put the $115,000 that was returned to it under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement to support First Nations-related projects in a variety of ways, including ministry in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, near Belleville, Ont.
Twelve years after St. Jude’s Cathedral—the iconic house of worship in Iqaluit, Nunavut—was destroyed by arson, the diocese of the Arctic announced it has finally paid off the debt accrued in rebuilding it. “We’re pretty excited about that,” said Suffragan Bishop Darren McCartney, who oversees the eastern regions of the diocese of the Arctic. “[It is] a big weight off our shoulders.” The announcement comes after more than a decade of fundraising during which the fate of the new cathedral, which was completed in 2012 at a cost of just over $10 million, was sometimes in question. The new St. Jude’s Cathedral was built by Dowland Contracting Ltd., with whom the diocese entered into an informal arrangement to pay back the money as funds were raised. However, a year after the cathedral’s consecration in 2012, Dowland was put into receivership and it later filed for bankruptcy protection....
I question how this story gets used to give the raw end of the deal to those, like Martha, who are busy with the hustle and bustle. Mary may have picked the better part, but she did not pick the only part. What about “the harvest is great, but the labourers are few?” Continue reading →
Our Christian faith does need to be liberated from the safe realm of the private and polite and to connect our love for God with sacrificial living that dares to carry communal implications. Our devotion to the Creator should implicate our voices to speak out, our bodies to act out, for the life of the planet, the air we breathe, the water we need, the land we live on, our neighbours who are suffering.
The diocese of Ontario is planning to put the $115,000 that was returned to it under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement to support First Nations-related projects in a variety of ways, including ministry in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, near Belleville, Ont. “We want to prioritize that ministry,” Bishop Michael Oulton said in an interview. […]
Grief over the death of a pet is real and complicated and lacks the formal markers that are so important to us as we gather for a Christian funeral What are some of the times you’ve been delighted to have liturgical ways of marking important pastoral moments with those you love and serve?
April 19, 2017 Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. —John 12:24 In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, 2017, we invite you to join us in praying for the humility … Continued The post Earth Day message from Anglican and Lutheran leaders appeared first on Anglican Church of Canada.
The Anglican Fund for Healing and Reconciliation has been given a new lease on life as it enters its 25th year, following a decision by Council of General Synod (CoGS) to dedicate the undesignated proceeds of General Synod’s annual fundraising campaign to replenish it.
Owned and operated by two religious orders of women in the Solomon Islands—the Anglican Community of the Sisters of the Church and the Community of the Melanesian Sisters—the Christian Care Centre may be one of the most impactful ministries of the Anglican Church of Melanesia.
I greet you in his name and love on this The Feast of the Epiphany. The post A Pastoral Letter to The Anglican Church of Canada on The Feast of the Epiphany appeared first on Anglican Church of Canada.
The following is the second instalment of a multi-part series detailing the work of Anglicans involved in prison ministry. Read Part 1 here. Visit the Anglican Church of Canada website later this month for future instalments. Ministry in the federal correctional system has undergone numerous changes in recent years that have posed challenges to chaplains. … Continued The post Changing conditions impact federal prison chaplains appeared first on Anglican Church of Canada.
The 2017 Canadian Church Calendar was a collaborative project of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and offered a glimpse into the ministry of both churches across Canada and around the world. While shifting the focus of the 2017 calendar, we also made several design and content changes which … Continued The post Feedback on changes to the Canadian Church Calendar: We hear you appeared first on Anglican Church of Canada.
Next week, the eyes and ears of all Americans and indeed many other people around the world will be turned toward Capitol Hill in Washington as Donald Trump takes the Oath of Office.