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.

Canadian Anglican Religious Communities

Listing of Canadian Anglican religious communities, including Community of the Sisters of the Church, Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, The Order of the Holy Cross and The Society of St. John the Evangelist.

Competencies for the Ministry of Priests in the Anglican Church of Canada

Preface describes establishment and mandate of Primate’s Commission on Theological Education and Formation for Presbyteral Ministry, purpose of document, overall competencies for ordination to the priesthood in the Anglican Church of Canada and lists members, consultants and staff in Commission.

Eucharistic practice and the risk of infection

Offers general guidelines on the risk of transmission of infections through eucharistic practice (for AIDS as well as other infections), including through intiction. Other dangers are discussed, such as communicating with the ill in hospital or breaking the bread with contaminated hands.

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

Human Trafficking

Web hub featuring information and resources related to human trafficking, and the church’s ongoing work with local and global partners to defeat this modern slavery.

KAT talks

Videos created for the Keeping Anglicans Talking (KAT) project, in which Anglicans who have a made a difference offer short, compelling talks on matters at the heart of Anglican identity.

Pandemic preparedness: an introductory article

Introductory article written by Bishop Victoria Matthews exploring issues that Canadian Christians may face during a pandemic, following upon a discussion of the Human Life Task Force of FWM and written at its request.

The Iona Report

Report of the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Committee’s Task Force on the Diaconate.

The Theological Bases of Community: Creation, the Holy Spirit, the Church

Thoughts by Joanne McWilliam of Christ Church, Deer Park, Toronto, on what preparations the church might take in the case of a pandemic, exploring the theological aspects of human communities, the community of Creation, the body of Christ, the community of the Spirit, the image of God. Questions for discussion are provided.

Wellness in Ministry

Introduction notes the growing awareness of stress upon clergy as prompting FWM work to identity issues related to ministry wellness. List of resources related to wellness in ministry follow, including Canadian Anglican diocesan wellness resources, Fresh Start, Episcopal Church USA and other Anglican Communion wellness resources, ecumenical and full communion partner resources and some suggested … Continued