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Finding Hilda’s Grave: A residential school survivor’s search for a lost sister

In March 2014, 81-year-old Inez Dieter journeyed to Edmonton for the final national gathering of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). She had been to a number of regional and national events, but knew that this one would be different. This was a last chance to visit with the community that forms around these events, more »

Youth ministry undergoes colourful, online transformation in Moosonee

The 22 parishes of the Diocese of Moosonee are spread out across 560,000 square kilometers in northern Ontario and Quebec. This expanse—second only to the Diocese of the Arctic in area—presents unique challenges for growing and strengthening youth ministry. With support from Anglicans across Canada through Gifts for Mission, combined with the hard work and more »

Anglican-Lutheran National Worship Conference begins

From July 18 to 23, Edmonton will host more than 200 Anglicans and Lutherans passionate about worship for a time of fellowship and learning at the National Worship Conference and related events. A pre-conference symposium with David Cherwien, an internationally acclaimed organist, conductor, and composer, will give participants the opportunity for personalized feedback and features more »

Violence in the Middle East: Primate calls for peace, prayers

A message from Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate, to the church regarding recent escalations of violence in the Middle East. ‘Violence shall no more be heard in your land’ With a deep sadness the world has watched the recent escalations of violence in the Middle East. The Rev. Dr. Olav Fyske Tveit, General Secretary of the more »

Anglican Journal names new editor

General Synod Communications and the Anglican Journal, the church’s editorially independent newspaper, have entered into a partnership to distribute stories of national significance. This story is shared through this arrangement. This story was originally published on the Anglican Journal website on July 15, 2014. Marites (Tess) N. Sison has been appointed editor of the 139-year-old Anglican Journal. She moves more »

Anglican, Lutheran leaders call for action on First Nations education

On July 11, 2014 Anglican and Lutheran leaders wrote to the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada concerning the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act.  Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald, and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical more »

Bishop Sue Moxley appointed to Communion network

General Synod Communications and the Anglican Journal, the church’s editorially independent newspaper, have entered into a partnership to distribute stories of national significance. This story is shared through this arrangement. This story was originally published on the Anglican Journal website on July 9, 2014. Bishop Susan (“Sue”) Moxley, well known to Anglicans in Canada and overseas as more »

Mission, Ministry, and Motorcycles in Cuba

On June 26 and 27 Bishop Griselda Delgado del Carpio, diocesan bishop of Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba enjoyed a pastoral visit with Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada and chair of the Metropolitan Council of Cuba. To celebrate this visit, we are highlighting some ways the ACC and IEC are living more »

Keeping Anglicans Talking: New video resources on stewardship, giving, and mission

Keeping Anglicans Talking (KAT) is a new online video resource featuring short, compelling talks by notable Anglicans. Each talk touches on a different aspect of how Anglicans are living out the Marks of Mission locally and globally. The first round of ten videos is now live at the KAT website and focusses on stewardship, giving, more »

Justice Camp 2014: Early bird registration ends June 30

Early bird registration for Justice Camp 2014 closes on June 30, 2014. Sign up now to save on the cost of registration and to guarantee a spot in the immersion learning experience of your choice! Participants can choose from non-resident and resident options. The non-resident option is available to those who will arrange for their more »