Anglican-Lutheran Guidelines for Clergy Serving in Each Other’s Churches

Provides guidelines for Anglican and Lutheran clergy serving in each other’s churches as revised in spring 2003 by the National Church Council of the ELCIC and the Council of General Synod of the ACC. Details steps including eligibility, initiative, process, terms of appointment, orientation and accountability. Lists various Anglican and Lutheran resources.

Conciliar ecumenism

Description of involvement by Anglican Church of Canada in multilateral ecumenical relationships through councils of churches, including the Canadian Council of Churches and World Council of Churches. Information and links are provided for both the CCC and WCC.

Full communion partnership

Information on full communion partnership between Anglican Church of Canada and ELCIC along with JALC and its membership. List of Anglican-Lutheran resources. Link to website of the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar.

Guidelines for Common Worship for Lutherans and Anglicans in Canada

Revised document (circa spring 2003) by National Church Council of ELCIC and Council of General Synod for ACC, detailing guidelines for common worship among Lutherans and Anglicans. Topics include principles of common planning, contexts and occasions, roles of leadership, guidelines for specific liturgical celebrations and commonly used resources.

Guidelines for Inter-Faith Dialogue

Guidelines for inter-faith dialogue prepared in October 1988 for Canadian Anglicans by the Ecumenical Office of the Anglican Church of Canada. As explained in detail here, the church’s approach consists of two separate but inter-related aspects, dialogue and common action.

Homelessness and affordable housing

Reiteration of the commitment by Anglicans and Lutherans in Canada, as agreed upon at the 2013 Joint Assembly, to learn more about the issues of poverty, homelessness and substandard housing and support initiatives to achieve safe, affordable housing for all. Description of National Housing Day on November 22, various partnerships, and resources such as the … Continued

Intercultural faith experiences

Information on the role of the Anglican Church of Canada as a founding member of the Canadian Churches’ Forum for Global Ministries, featuring examples of global-local resources for mission.

Interfaith dialogue

Commentary on the importance of interfaith dialogue and its role in the Anglican Church of Canada. Includes contact information for Archdeacon Bruce Myers, the church’s co-ordinator for ecumenical and interfaith relations, as well as a list of interfaith resources.

Reims Statement: Praying with One Voice

Complete text of the Rheims Statement, from a colloquium sponsored by the English Language Liturgical Consultation. Discussed liturgy and ecumenism, common texts, and the Revised Common Lectionary. Lists participants in the colloquium.

The Lambeth Quadrilateral

Text of the Lambeth Quadrilateral, a statement identified as Resolution 11 from the Lambeth Conference of 1888 that was conceived as a foundation for ecumenical discussion but more recently has been used to outline the basics of Anglican identity.

Waterloo Ministries Directory

Directory of Canadian Anglican-Lutheran ministries that gives expression to the 2001 Waterloo Declaration through a shared list of facilities, programs, worship, clergy, and more. A PDF version of the directory is available for download.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Basic information on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, including its goals, traditional period of observance and the role of common prayer. Links are provided for WPCU resources from the Canadian Council of Churches and World Council of Churches.