When planning for Assembly 2022 began two years ago, it was with an eager desire to gather in Calgary to celebrate 20 years of full communion, and deepen and grow the relationship between our two churches. Since then, we have been deeply impacted by the COVID pandemic. We have seen restrictions tighten and then loosen, only to be tightened again (and again!). Through all this uncertainty, we remain a people of hope, addressing these challenges with creativity and faithfulness.
As a church, we mourn the passing of a dear colleague and friend, the Rev. Dr. Paul Gibson, who died January 14, 2022, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
After a successful online national service of Lessons & Carols in 2020, General Synod is working again with Anglican churches across Canada to offer another national service of Lessons and Carols for this Advent season, to help us prepare for the coming of the Kingdom of God.
On the nomination of the Primate, the Council of General Synod has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Amal Attia B.Com., M.B.A., CPA, CISA as the next Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the General Synod.
There are no words to describe what we feel in our hearts, as we face, once again, the fear and pain of all that has happened. We are not surprised by the discovery of the children’s remains, but the strength of our feelings now has become overwhelming. We are reliving childhood feelings of helplessness, made … Continued
Telling and Teaching the Truth: The Church’s Obligation to Education about the Ongoing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery
From Churches Beyond Borders: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Anglican Church of Canada, The Episcopal Church, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Do you have a background in the life sciences, training in theology, and enjoy exploring the relationship between the two, and the questions that each field asks of the other?
On July 13, 2021, a coalition of concerned Canadian churches and organizations (including the Anglican Church of Canada) wrote Foreign Affairs minister the Hon. Marc Garneau, about the escalating violence and human rights violations in the Philippines and the seeming lack of response by the Canadian government.
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
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.
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.
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.
In response to the ongoing situation that continues to unfold in Myanmar, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion – a family of 41 national and regional churches in more than 165 countries – has issued a message of hope to the people of Myanmar and called on Christians around the world to pray for the country and her people.