The Resource Centre is a centralized online hub containing links to resources produced by the Anglican Church of Canada. New resources are uploaded on a regular basis and may be viewed by topic, keyword and/or audience.

The varied collection of church resources available through this web page includes liturgical materials, prayer and worship texts, policy documents, committee reports, ecumenical and interfaith resources, and information about the church and its different ministries. Scroll down to browse different topics or find what you’re looking for in the search bar below.

This section of the website is currently under development. We welcome your questions and comments at [email protected].

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Liturgical Texts Online

The Book of Alternative Services (BAS) and supplementary resources are now available for download. In 2009, the Council of General Synod authorized the online publication of these texts. The goals are to assist liturgy planners and to encourage future web-based work of liturgical text development.

‘This Holy Estate’: The Report of the Commission on the Marriage Canon

Full report from the Commission on the Marriage Canon, which includes: background and terms of reference; input from the broad consultation; details on whether a proposed motion blessing same-sex marriage would contravene the Solemn Declaration of 1893, as well as the question of a conscience clause; biblical and theological rational for a change in teaching on … Continued

Lent 2017 Resources

Information page from the Anglican Church of Canada for resources to help you celebrate the season of Lent through to Holy Week.

Compendium of the Church Mice

The Compendium of the Church Mice is a creative year-long Sunday school curriculum that weaves in the Marks of Mission. It is one of several projects emerging from General Synod’s Marks of Mission initiative.

Jerusalem Sunday resources

A central location for all resources and information on Jerusalem Sunday. Includes videos, prayers, liturgical resources, and photos from the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

Archives in the Anglican Church of Canada

Directory for Canadian Anglican archives across the country, including General Synod archives and archives for dioceses and ecclesiastical provinces. Contains contact information and chief archivist for each.

Our beliefs

Mission statement of the Anglican Church of Canada, describing its main beliefs and listing the primary liturgies and selected statements that define those beliefs.

Texts for trial use and feedback

The General Synod of 2010 mandated Faith, Worship, and Ministry to establish a Liturgy Task Force to work on the revision of our contemporary language liturgical texts.

New Resources

Lent 2017 Resources

Information page from the Anglican Church of Canada for resources to help you celebrate the season of Lent through to Holy Week.

The Iona Report

Discrepancy in the practice and understanding of the diaconate among dioceses led the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Committee to form the Task Force on the Diaconate in 2014.  After a close study of existing resources, the task force released The Iona Report, which identifies knowledge and skill areas that can be adapted to local conditions while … Continued

Called to Unity in Mission

Report on the second phase of dialogue between the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada from 2012 to 2016 compares theological and ecclesial understandings of creeds, sacraments, and orders of ministry within the two churches.

Theology of money

Introduction to On the Theology of Money: A Resource for Study and Discussion, along with a link to download the resource.

Reimagining Church: Shaped for Mission

A five-session course that introduces the basic ideas and stimulate reflection on being a missional church. The course in an introduction to missional thinking to those who know something is wrong in the life of the church, but are not sure what it is, how they should think about it, or what might be done … Continued

Missional Transformation / TREC

This initiative is a coached process designed to help already strong congregations become more missional in their particular context. It starts from the assumption that social change has meant that there is no longer an automatic understanding of the role of the parish church in the wider community, and encourages experiments in missional outreach. As … Continued

Education for Ministry (Canada)

This program provides theological education by extension for lay people. Weekly seminar groups are led by a trained mentor. Needs at least six participants willing to make a significant commitment. While course material is advanced, the focus is not on intellectual discussion but rather on being challenged and equipped as baptised persons through study, prayer, … Continued

Learning on Purpose: Changing Leadership for a Changing World

Leadership formation for those looking to connect their Christian faith to bringing about positive change in their organizations and the wider world. The Centre for Christian Studies is grounded in the diaconal tradition, which means being the church in the world. It means standing with those who are marginalized. It means leadership that empowers others, and … Continued

In Sure and Certain Hope: Resources to Assist Pastoral and Theological Approaches to Physician Assisted Dying

Produced by the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Task Force on Physician Assisted Dying, In Sure and Certain Hope presents theological considerations on physician assisted dying and offers new perspectives on palliative and pastoral care, reflecting the changed legal situation in Canada following the February 2015 ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada that overturned the previous ban on … Continued

A Ceremony for Solidarity for the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer, 2016

In response to the Primate’s call for every parish in Canada to read aloud the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on June 21, 2016—the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer—or on the Sunday closest, the Rev. Canon Greg Smith created a document offering guidelines for a Ceremony of Solidarity. The document outlines the headings of each the … Continued