Hanna joined General Synod as Controller in December 2011 and was appointed to the position of Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer by the Council of General Synod in February 2013.
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On the Seventh Sunday of Easter, the Anglican Church of Canada is invited to intentionally pray for Jerusalem.
Faith organizations, rights advocacy groups urge PM Trudeau to actively support global vaccine equity
Love My Neighbour (LMN) is a Canadian grassroots project founded by Millennium Kids and diverse faith communities to increase the number of COVID-19 vaccines distributed quickly and equitably in lower income countries.
Following an opening worship service on Thursday, May 6, the Council of General Synod (CoGS) met Friday, May 7 through Sunday, May 9 via Zoom conference. See below for highlights of each day. Friday May 7 Saturday May 8 Sunday May 9
Members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) gathered together online at 3:30 p.m. ET via Zoom conference.
Members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) gathered together online at 11 a.m. ET via Zoom conference.
On May 7, members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) gathered together online at 11 a.m. ET via Zoom conference.
Congratulations extended to Bishop Naoum in advance of installation as Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem
A letter of congratulations has been sent in advance of Bishop Hosam Naoum’s installation as the Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
Co-chairs of the Asia Pacific Forum, of which the Anglican Church of Canada is a member church, have issued a statement of solidarity for May 2 to be observed as an Ecumenical Day of Lament in the Philippines.
We recently passed the one-year anniversary of the declaration of a global pandemic. This has been a time of extraordinary upheaval in our lives and the life of our churches. It has also been a time of discovery. We discovered the pain of many losses—personal and communal. We discovered that we are more resilient and more creative than we may have previously thought. We discovered God in our midst—and we have been Surprised by the Spirit.
Last week, Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls received a first dose of COVID vaccine. Today, she shares her thoughts about vaccine equity, citing Archbishop Thabo Makgoba’s remarks from a recent panel discussion she joined: “Everyone deserves more than the crumbs under the table, when others are eating a full loaf of bread”.
Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls writes with sadness and joy in a letter congratulating the Most Rev. Suheil Dawani on the occasion of his retirement as Archbishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
Perhaps more than at any time in our modern era, we are recognizing the moral urgency of the spiritual and living relationship between humanity, Creation, and Creator. Earth Day is a time to claim these insights, renew relationships and act on commitments to care for God’s world.
We represent Christian denominations, church agencies, ecumenical organizations and networks who work with long-standing Palestinian and Israeli partners towards a just and lasting peace. Our concerns are based on our long-term engagement in the region, our many church-to-church partnerships, and our longstanding relationships with both Palestinians and Israelis working for peace.