Full report from the Commission on the Marriage Canon, which includes: background and terms of reference; input from the broad consultation; details on whether a proposed motion blessing same-sex marriage would contravene the Solemn Declaration of 1893, as well as the question of a conscience clause; biblical and theological rational for a change in teaching on … Continued
Audience Category: Canadian Anglicans
Invitation to Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples’ seventh national Sacred Circle 2012.
Produced by Resources for Mission in consultation with the Communications and Information Resources department, the report offers donors and church members valuable information on the activity of General Synod ministries from January to December 2015. Financial statements make up a core element of the report, providing accountability for church spending.
Description of the 2015 Sacred Circle featuring highlights and daily reports. News articles from anglican.ca and the Anglican Journal provide a day-by-day account of the meeting from Aug. 16-22 in Port Elgin, Ont., while selected documents provide vital background on the discussion.
Text of the Charter for Racial Justice, which commits the church to the elimination of racism, and education and awareness of related issues. Document includes history and context, as well as appendix with working definitions.
Text of the Covenant written by Indigenous members of the Anglican Church of Canada meeting in Winnipeg from April 23-26, 1994, which details the need for Indigenous self-determination within the Church.
Disciple’s Prayer book for the Anglican Council for Indigenous Peoples. Published by the Indigenous Theological Training Institute in Minneapolis, MN.
Report from conversation of international Anglican bishops called together in 1999 by the Archbishop of Canterbury to meet over a three-year period. Includes points of agreement, disagreement, reflections upon the fruits of the conversation and the conditions that enabled them, topics for further exploration and recommendations from the meeting.
Full text of resource guide for discussions on human sexuality, which includes suggestions for establishing discussion guidelines, a gathered list of resources (including study guides, bibliography, and videos from materials gathered by dioceses, the national church and other churches), and terminology definitions for clarification.
Response to the Windsor Report, prepared in March 2007 by the Windsor Report Response Group for the Council of General Synod. In its conclusions, the response affirms the importance of having a relationship of trust within the Anglican Communion and that the Windsor Report is part of a process leading towards healing and reconciliation.
List of Anglican Communion networks that the Anglican Church of Canada voluntarily participates in, along with Canadian Anglican contacts.
Report on the second phase of dialogue between the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada from 2012 to 2016 compares theological and ecclesial understandings of creeds, sacraments, and orders of ministry within the two churches.
Listing of Canadian Anglican religious communities, including Community of the Sisters of the Church, Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, The Order of the Holy Cross and The Society of St. John the Evangelist.
Information on the Companion Diocese Program, which pairs Canadian dioceses with other dioceses in the Anglican Communion to encourage and pray for one another, learn and share each other’s joys and concerns, and participate in face-to-face, spiritual, and material exchanges. Resources and links are provided.
Details on the Canadian Companions of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, their role in providing leadership and support to the Anglican Church of Canada’s partnership with the diocese, and their four key areas of work: education, advocacy, pilgrimage and financial support to Diocese of Jerusalem ministries.