Mission to Seafarers a welcoming haven for isolated mariners

June 25 marks the International Day of the Seafarer, an annual occasion designated by the International Maritime Organization to recognize the contributions of seafarers who operate the cargo ships that provide many of the goods and materials we use every day.Since 1856, Anglicans have helped promote the well-being of seafarers and their families through the … Continued

Canadian Anglicans attend Brazilian Episcopal Church General Synod

Representatives of the Anglican Church of Canada deepened ties with their Brazilian counterparts this month as international guests at the 34th General Synod of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil (IEAB), or the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil. Bishop Linda Nicholls of the Diocese of Huron and Global Relations Director Andrea Mann travelled to Brasilia … Continued

Highlights from the Council of General Synod: June 2, 2018

View a PDF version of Highlights from the Council of General Synod: June 2, 2018. Council members gathered at 8:45 a.m. at the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga, Ont. Morning Eucharist, Orders of the Day Deputy Prolocutor and Executive Archdeacon Lynne McNaughton presided over the morning Eucharist service, with Ms. Melissa Green providing … Continued

Companions of the Worship Arts announced for 2018

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and the Anglican Church of Canada (ACofC) have announced the 2018 recipients of the Companion of the Worship Arts (CWA). The honour of Companion of the Worship Arts—a highly reputable recognition—highlights the immense gifts and offerings of a particular individual to the worship life of each church at … Continued

Using CLAY as a framework for youth ministry

A slam poetry homily. Drumming at worship. An Advent project centred on the right to water. These are just some of the visible signs of the impact the Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth (CLAY) gathering has had on the life of the church in the Parish of St. James Manotick, located in the Diocese of Ottawa. … Continued

Parishes join in prayer from coast to coast for Thy Kingdom Come

Anglicans across Canada will join Christians around the world in prayer from May 10 to 20, 2018 to mark Thy Kingdom Come, a global prayer movement spearheaded by the worldwide Anglican Communion that seeks to empower people through prayer to serve as witnesses for Jesus Christ. Thy Kingdom Come began in 2016 as an invitation … Continued

Jerusalem Sunday 2018 celebrates ministry of women and mothers

This year’s Jerusalem Sunday celebration falls on Mother’s Day, and that convergence has not gone unnoticed by the Canadian Companions of the Diocese of Jerusalem (CCDJ). The board of the CCDJ has chosen the theme Mothers of Jerusalem for the fifth annual Jerusalem Sunday, which parishes and diocese will celebrate on May 13. Resources are … Continued