Welcome to the website for the Canadian Church Historical Society.  Since 1949, the Society has existed to promote the study of Canadian Church history, especially with respect to the Anglican Church in Canada.  We publish a highly regarded peer-review Journal, which is seeking submissions, and we host periodic conferences on special topics of interest to Canadian Church historians.  Memberships for individuals are $30.00 per year and include a subscription to The Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society, which is published annually.  See Membership tab for more information.

A conference to mark the 60th anniversary of the 1963 Toronto Anglican Congress

The Canadian Church Historical Society, in collaboration with the History Society of the Episcopal Church, is hosting an upcoming conference, “MRI at 60: Mutual Responsibility and Interdependence”. The two-day event is scheduled for April 12-13, 2024, in Toronto. Find out more and register »»

Registration now open

Registration for MRI at 60 Conference, April 12 & 13, 2024, is now open for both in-person and online attendance. Visit the links below to find out more information and register:


Discover more about the Canadian Church Historical Society including the role of the General Synod Archives and Executive.

The Journal

The Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society is an annual, peer-review journal specializing in the history of the Church in Canada.


Find out how to become an individual or institutional member of the CCHS, which includes a subscription to The Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society.