A CALL TO PRAYER from the House of Bishops

General Synod 2019 will bring three important issues before the Church:  The proposed revision of the marriage canon; a primatial election; and indigenous self-determination, in addition to other areas of our common life together. We know that the consideration of same-sex marriage has been painful and caused deep concern across our Church. Although we are … Continued

Communiqué of the Anglican Church of Canada and The United Church of Canada Dialogue on the Rev. Gretta Vosper settlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Anglican Church of Canada and The United Church of Canada have been engaged in a national bilateral dialogue since the 1970s, to deepen our unity in Christ. The two churches remain close partners in many areas of mission and ministry today. As such, decisions and developments in one church are always … Continued

Church House welcomes new editorial supervisor

Matthew Townsend has been appointed as the Supervisor, Editorial, with the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada. Matthew will be providing the Anglican Journal with day-to-day leadership until December 31, 2019. He has worked in editorial, journalistic, and web development roles with a variety of organizations, including the The Living Church, the Episcopal … Continued

Highlights from the Council of General Synod: March 16, 2019

View a PDF version of Highlights from the Council of General Synod: March 16, 2019. Council members gathered after breakfast at 8:45 a.m. at the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga. Morning Eucharist Bishop-Elect Lynne McNaughton presided at the morning worship service. National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald preached. Orders of the Day Dr. … Continued

Motions from CoGS – March 14-16, 2019

These are the motions that were considered by the Council of General Synod from Thursday, March 14 to Saturday, March 16. ANGLICAN COUNCIL OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES  The Anglican Church of Canada, the Land, and the People of the Land Moved by:        The Rev. Norman Wesley Seconded by:   The Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald Adopted by consensus … Continued

Lent: A Season of the Heart

Dear Friends, Week by week in our worship, we are reminded of the Great Commandments to love the Lord our God with all our heart, all our soul, all our mind, and all our strength; and to love our neighbours as ourselves.  As we come to this holy day we know as Ash Wednesday, we … Continued

Message to PM Trudeau from Anglican, Lutheran leaders

Download this statement as a PDF file. Dear Prime Minister: We are writing to urge you and the Government of Canada to fulfil your promise to create a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE). On January 17, 2018, your government promised that: It would create the CORE, The CORE would be fully independent, and The … Continued