Invitation to Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples’ seventh national Sacred Circle 2012.
Audience Category: Canadian Anglicans
Description of the 2015 Sacred Circle featuring highlights and daily reports. News articles from anglican.ca and the Anglican Journal provide a day-by-day account of the meeting from Aug. 16-22 in Port Elgin, Ont., while selected documents provide vital background on the discussion.
Text of the Charter for Racial Justice, which commits the church to the elimination of racism, and education and awareness of related issues. Document includes history and context, as well as appendix with working definitions.
Text of the Covenant written by Indigenous members of the Anglican Church of Canada meeting in Winnipeg from April 23-26, 1994, which details the need for Indigenous self-determination within the Church.
Disciple’s Prayer book for the Anglican Council for Indigenous Peoples. Published by the Indigenous Theological Training Institute in Minneapolis, MN.
Resource from the Diocese of Rupert’s Land for use by the whole church for the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer.
List of Anglican Communion networks that the Anglican Church of Canada voluntarily participates in, along with Canadian Anglican contacts.
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.
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.
Information on the Companion Diocese Program, which pairs Canadian dioceses with other dioceses in the Anglican Communion to encourage and pray for one another, learn and share each other’s joys and concerns, and participate in face-to-face, spiritual, and material exchanges. Resources and links are provided.
Details on the Canadian Companions of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, their role in providing leadership and support to the Anglican Church of Canada’s partnership with the diocese, and their four key areas of work: education, advocacy, pilgrimage and financial support to Diocese of Jerusalem ministries.
Introduction to Care in Dying report and study guide, produced by the Anglican Church in March 2000, regarding the practices of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide.
Liturgical text for marriage ceremony between a Christian and a person of another faith tradition.
Unofficial notes from meetings of the Council of General Synod (CoGS), the church’s governing body between national meetings of General Synod. Includes highlights from spring and fall CoGS meetings each year starting in 2003.
Submissions by individuals to the Commission on the Marriage Canon, part of a broad consultation mandated by General Synod in 2013. Each submission includes the views of the respondent on allowing the marriage of same-sex couples.