Advent gifts help non-stipendiary clergy

Drawing on a recent influx of donations, the Office of the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop is helping provide some holiday cheer to dozens of non-stipendiary Anglican clergy across the country. The office recently received a grant from the New England Company to assist non-stipendiary (unpaid) clergy, along with several individual donations made out through Gifts … Continued

Anglican-Catholic diaconate conference set for May 2018

An international gathering of Anglicans, Roman Catholics, and Ukrainian Catholics will unite in Regina next spring for a timely ecumenical discussion on the role of deacons in the church. The Anglican-Roman Catholic-Ukrainian Catholic Conference on the Diaconate will take place from May 10-13, 2018 at Campion College in the University of Regina. Registration is now … Continued

Anglican Healing Fund grant applications due March 1, 2018

Applications to the Anglican Healing Fund have reopened and are now online. With a new influx of funding, the Healing Fund can continue  to support community projects that promote healing and reconciliation and address the legacy of the Indian residential school system. The focus of the Healing Fund grants going forward is to fund community … Continued

Anglicans attend National Conference on Ending Homelessness

Reflecting the ongoing commitment of the Anglican Church of Canada to address the issues of homelessness and affordable housing, a group of Anglican priests and deacons attended the fifth annual National Conference on Ending Homelessness (NCEH) in Winnipeg from Oct. 25-27. Ryan Weston, lead animator of Public Witness for Social and Ecological Justice, led an … Continued

National Housing Day 2017 statement

View a PDF version of this joint letter. November 2017 November 22 marks National Housing Day in Canada, an opportunity for Canadians to reflect on the need for safe, adequate, and affordable housing, and to learn about the social, economic, and health impacts of homelessness in our communities. National Housing Day is also an occasion … Continued

Primate endorses Bill C-262 in letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

Archbishop and Primate Fred Hiltz has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in support of a bill that would require all Canadian laws to be in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). In the letter, Archbishop Hiltz expressed his support for Bill C-262 on behalf of the Anglican … Continued

Regional stewardship gatherings anchor giving in the gospel

Mention the word “stewardship” and the first thoughts that come to mind for many Christians may be raising money, or effectively managing the resources of a church or parish. For Wendy Fletcher, president and vice-chancellor of Renison University College at the University of Waterloo, stewardship is a core element of Christian identity and its relationship … Continued

B.C. parishes grapple with wildfire aftermath

The following is the conclusion of a two-part story detailing the experience and aftermath of the B.C. summer wildfires from an Anglican perspective. Read Part 1. Though the height of the summer wildfire season in British Columbia may have passed, the efforts of communities to rebuild in its wake remain ongoing. Anglicans residing within the … Continued

‘A holy time, a very hopeful time’: National consultation bolsters emerging Indigenous church

The Road to Warm Springs, the National Consultation on Indigenous Self-Determination that took place from Sept. 15-17 in Pinawa, Manitoba, was another historic milestone in the journey towards a truly Indigenous church as part of the Anglican Church of Canada. For Archbishop and Primate Fred Hiltz, the consultation was the latest step in an ongoing, … Continued

Recalling summer’s wildfire exodus in the Territory of the People

The following is the first instalment of a two-part story detailing the experience and aftermath of the B.C. summer wildfires from an Anglican perspective. Visit the Anglican Church of Canada website later this week for the conclusion. This summer’s wildfire season was the worst-ever recorded in British Columbia’s history. Tens of thousands of people were … Continued