“Lord, keep this nation under your care” 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 as the 45th President of the United States. Many of course will be rejoicing in his … Continued
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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 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
I greet you in his name and love on this The Feast of the Epiphany.
The following is the first instalment of a multi-part series detailing the work of Anglicans involved in prison ministry. Visit the Anglican Church of Canada website in the coming weeks for future instalments. Anglicans serving as prison chaplains at federal and provincial institutions have seen a multitude of changes impacting their work in recent years. … Continued
The following is part of an ongoing monthly series on congregational development, which features reflections from Anglicans on how they are responding to the challenges facing churches today. In a constantly changing world, the basic premise of congregational development today remains largely unchanged, according to the Rev. Lynn Uzans. For Uzans—currently serving as transition minister … Continued
The Christian Care Centre may be one of the most impactful ministries of the Anglican Church of Melanesia.
Truly a “gift that keeps on giving,” dairy goats provide myriad benefits for poor and needy families in Tanzania. The typical nanny goat provides between two to four litres of milk per day, offering a higher nutritional value than cow’s milk that is particularly important for pregnant women, lactating mothers, children, people living with AIDS, … Continued
An open letter to all Anglicans from the Primate’s Commission on Discovery, Reconciliation, and Justice
Dear Friends We write to you as brothers and sisters in Christ, as relatives in the Anglican Church of Canada. We are members of the Primate’s Commission on Discovery, Reconciliation, and Justice. We are First Nations, Inuit, Métis, settler and newcomers. We come from all across the country and have had the privilege of becoming … Continued
The heartbreaking loss of life resulting from house fires has left a particular impact on many Indigenous communities—a tragedy that Archdeacon Sidney Black knows only too well. Growing up on a small farm in Siksika Nation in southern Alberta, Black—currently co-chair of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples—was in his mid-teens on the autumn night … Continued
What is the diaconate and where is it going? More than 25 years have passed since significant reflection on the nature of diaconal ministry within the Anglican Church of Canada took place at the national level. In the ensuing decades, a wide discrepancy in the practice and understanding of the diaconate across the country had … Continued
When disaster strikes—whether natural or human-caused—one of the biggest risks to people living in the affected areas is food security. Floods and hurricanes can quickly wipe out farmers’ crops, while refugees fleeing from war and conflict find themselves in new and unfamiliar lands, often without tools to grow food. As a member of the ACT … Continued
View a PDF version of Highlights from the Council of General Synod: November 20, 2016. Council members gathered after breakfast at 8:45 a.m. at the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga. CoGS Photo Members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) posed for a group photograph outside the front entrance of the Renewal Centre … Continued
View a PDF version of Highlights from the Council of General Synod: November 19, 2016. Council members gathered after breakfast at 8:45 a.m. at the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga. Eucharist National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald led the Eucharist. The worship service included a tribute to Elizabeth, Princess of Hungary (1207-1231), who … Continued