The Companion of the Worship Artsis an honour conferred in recognition of significant contribution at the national level to the worship life of the Anglican Church of Canada. It recognizes ongoing inspiration and encouragement to others, together with service to God through worship, spirituality and the arts. The honour is conferred biennially by the Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee at the ELCIC/ACC National Worship Conference. The Anglican Companion of the Worship Artsparallels the longstanding conferral celebrated by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and is an initiative in response to an invitation from our Full Communion partner.
The Anglican Laureates of the Companion of the Worship Arts are:
- The Reverend Dr. Graham Cotter, 2014
- The Reverend Paul Gibson, 2016
The Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee of General Synod calls for nominations to the Companion of the Worship Arts 2018. Please see attached Nominations Form.
The honour will be conferred at the ELCIC/ACC National Worship Conference, Responding to Disaster: Prayer, Song, Presence, July 16-19 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia.
Current members of the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Committee are not eligible for nomination.
Send nomination materials by March 2 2018,to: Eileen Scully, Faith, Worship, and Ministry: [email protected]Application Form