Making Disciples: the Catechumenate in the Anglican Church

List of resources created by group of lay people and clergy working with John Hill as further development of ideas in his book “Making Disciples” to make catechumenate easier to understand and implement in parish, offered by Liturgy Working Group of FWM for purposes of study and evaluation.

Mississauga Declaration

Text of the Mississauga Declaration, written on Sept. 17, 2011. Offers an assessment of the state of Indigenous ministry 17 years after the Covenant and a vision for renewal and restoration.

New Agape Project

Table of contents for A New Agape: The Resource Binder, a document offering stories and ideas to promote healing and reconciliation.

Pandemic preparedness: an introductory article

Introductory article written by Bishop Victoria Matthews exploring issues that Canadian Christians may face during a pandemic, following upon a discussion of the Human Life Task Force of FWM and written at its request.

Reims Statement: Praying with One Voice

Complete text of the Rheims Statement, from a colloquium sponsored by the English Language Liturgical Consultation. Discussed liturgy and ecumenism, common texts, and the Revised Common Lectionary. Lists participants in the colloquium.

Resource Guide for Discussions on Human Sexuality

Full text of resource guide for discussions on human sexuality, which includes suggestions for establishing discussion guidelines, a gathered list of resources (including study guides, bibliography, and videos from materials gathered by dioceses, the national church and other churches), and terminology definitions for clarification.

Scripture and Homosexuality

Short collation of essays written for Canadian Anglican discussions or recommended by Canadian dioceses representing variety of perspectives on homosexuality, including the role of scripture.

The Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue

Background information on the Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue, a group of bishops from Canada, the United States and various African countries that began at the 2008 Lambeth Conference.

The Iona Report

Report of the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Committee’s Task Force on the Diaconate.

The Theological Bases of Community: Creation, the Holy Spirit, the Church

Thoughts by Joanne McWilliam of Christ Church, Deer Park, Toronto, on what preparations the church might take in the case of a pandemic, exploring the theological aspects of human communities, the community of Creation, the body of Christ, the community of the Spirit, the image of God. Questions for discussion are provided.

Vital Church Planting Conference

Provide an opportunity for those interested in mission and church planting to learn from each other. An annual 3-day conference in Toronto focussed on mission and church planting, with a different theme each year.

Waterloo Ministries Directory

Directory of Canadian Anglican-Lutheran ministries that gives expression to the 2001 Waterloo Declaration through a shared list of facilities, programs, worship, clergy, and more. A PDF version of the directory is available for download.