Creation Matters downloadable poster

Poster describes ways in which parishes and individuals can embody the fifth Mark of Mission, “to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and renew the life of the earth” in their daily lives.

Historical Sketch for Anglican Residential Schools

History of the role of the Anglican Church of Canada in the Indian residential school system, encompassing the period from 1820 to 1969, when the church directly administered the schools, as well as subsequent developments leading up to 1993 apology by Archbishop Michael Peers, the Residential Schools Settlement Agreement and the establishment of the Truth … Continued

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

Resources for Action—Reconciliation

Resources to be used by individuals and congregations seeking to deepen their prayerful support of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on residential schools. Includes prayers, a collect, commemoration initiatives, and background educational resources.

Season of Creation 3

Manual for use in churches during the Season of Creation, as well as other parts of the year. Centres on five themes: Climate change, eco-justice, water, creation and redemption, and biodiversity, with each section including sermon notes, collect for the day and liturgical materials. General liturgical materials for the season are also included.

The Anglican Church of Canada’s apology for residential schools

Text of the apology of the Anglican Church of Canada for residential schools, as delivered by then-Primate Michael Peers to the National Native Convocation in Minaki, Ont., Friday, Aug. 6, 1993. Includes links to apology in English, French and Indigenous languages, as well as a 2008 video marking the 15th anniversary of the apology.

The Story of Creation: a Sunday School resource

The story of creation is told through the narrative of “Ryan the Rhino” in this Sunday school resource. Contents include background and guidance for teachers, activities and stories to promote stewardship of the environment.