Brief notes on the forms of address of clergy, intended as a quick reference for individuals.
Audience Category: Canadian Anglicans
Liturgies from the Book of Alternative Services and supplements translated into French.
The Primate’s Theological Commission to consult with the dioceses and parishes and report in advance of General Synod 2010 on the theological question of whether the blessing of same-sex unions is a faithful, Spirit-led development of Christian doctrine; and Scripture’s witness to the integrity of every human person and the question of the sanctity of human relationships.
Information on the holdings of the General Synod archives, complete with lists of records from different collections. Among the archival material are records from General Synod and related organizations, as well as personal papers. Links are provided to a microfilm list from the General Synod archives and fonds from the Arctic and Keewatin dioceses.
Collation of resolutions from General Synod outlining the movement over 15 years in the discussion about human sexuality, particularly homosexuality.
Resources for the stewardship program Giving Our Thanks and Praise. Information about the program can be found here, along with news, downloads for the program guide and planning workbook, and an option to sign up for the regular email list.
Description of work by Global Relations program of the General Synod in helping dioceses and parishes begin new relationships or strengthen existing ones with global church partners for local mission.
Guidelines for building a community of disciples by putting the Gospels at the centre of worship and ministry. Includes Gathering Prayer, questions to ponder while reading the Gospels, tips for daily discipleship and a list of guiding principles.
News releases, official resolutions and statements from the Anglican Church related to homosexuality, encompassing the period from 1978 to 2007.
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
Statement approved in 1997 by Canada’s Anglican bishops updating thier 1979 guidelines for dealing with the ordination of homosexual individuals and pastoral relationship with the gay community. Includes discussion of gay and lesbian people in society and the church, blessing of covenanted relationships and the ordination of gay and lesbian people.
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.
Details on the discipleship program I Intend…, designed to help individuals, groups, and parishes grow in their capacity to be disciples and followers of Jesus. Links are provided to download I Intend… program handbooks and workbooks.
Commentary on the importance of interfaith dialogue and its role in the Anglican Church of Canada. Includes contact information for Archdeacon Bruce Myers, the church’s co-ordinator for ecumenical and interfaith relations, as well as a list of interfaith 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.