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Stronger Together: Diocesan youth ministry practitioners convene in Winnipeg

On September 30 and October 1, youth ministry practitioners will convene at St. Benedict’s retreat centre outside Winnipeg for their fourth consecutive annual gathering. At ‘Stronger Together’ those who are instrumental in supporting youth ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada come together to enjoy a rare opportunity more »

Religious, Indigenous leaders urge Harper, Obama to modernize Columbia River Treaty

The following is a press release detailing a letter from 14 religious and 7 Indigenous leaders calling on American President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to begin work toward modernizing the Columbia River Treaty. The treaty addresses the governing of water resources to promote economic growth, wealth, and happiness for the citizens more »

2014 Gifts for Mission now available

The 2014 Gifts for Mission gift guide is now available online and in print. The full colour guide and companion website make it easy to give from the heart this holiday season. With more than 40 meaningful options, Gifts for Mission lets you give gifts that answers God’s call to mission and make a difference more »

Anglican, Lutheran Leaders offer a Pastoral Message on Climate Change

A Pastoral Message on Climate Change from the heads of Anglican Church of Canada, The Episcopal Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America , and Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada published on September 19, 2014.  Please click here for a PDF version of this message.  We are united as Christian leaders in our concern for the well-being of our more »

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

For more than one hundred years, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has been celebrated from January 18 to 25. This eight-day period marks a special time for Christians from different denominations and traditions to come together in prayer, reflection, and fellowship for the sake of unity in the midst of diversity.

Ottawa church responds to graffiti with missional art

For those with an imagination and a can of spray paint, this wall stands out as an impressive canvas. For some, this invites vandalism including tagging and hate speech. For others, like Trinity incumbent the Rev. Arran Thorpe, this same slate is a chance to showcase commitment to the Marks of Mission and to bring about renewal in the community.

Ecojustice takes root in Nova Scotia and PEI

Three years at its synod gathering the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island took the pulse of those gathered to see what social justice issues were closest to their hearts. Poverty, homelessness, and education were all priority areas for these Anglicans, but it was environmental concerns that came to the fore. The diocese more »

Justice Camp: Land begins in Edmonton

Justice Camp: Land meets in Edmonton from August 15 to 21, 2014, and brings together an intergenerational cohort from across the country for up close encounters with social justice issues. Participants will enjoy seven immersion experiences on topics ranging from the relationship between faith and the oil/tar sands, urban responses to systemic poverty, and interreligious more »

Servants by the Sea: Deacons to gather in Halifax

The Association of Anglican Deacons in Canada will gather in Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 14 to 17 for a time of fellowship and community building.  Throughout “Servants by the Sea,” deacons from across the Canadian church will enjoy workshops suited to diaconal ministries, including ones on advocating for the unemployed, outreach in the 21st more »