On Saturday, July 25th the Council of General Synod confirmed the appointment of the Ven. Alan Perry as General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Canada as of September 1, 2020.
The Ven. Michael Thompson has served the General Synod for eleven years as General Secretary. During that time Michael offered guidance and leadership to the regular work of General Synod in addition to the administration of the Residential Schools settlement agreement and implementation of Vision 2019.
Today marks the beginning of what was to have been an 11-day gathering of more than 800 Anglican bishops from across the global communion for the gathering of the 15th Lambeth Conference in the Anglican Communion.
The Most Rev. Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, The Episcopal Church, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America have prepared a series of devotions to observe the Season of Creation 2020, Sept. 1–Oct. 4.
The ongoing public health restrictions mean that this year’s celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day will be less about gathering and more about building up relationships in new and creative ways.
In every changed circumstance and each new generation, the Church faces questions that invite review and discernment of its life.
The Primate, along with leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and The United Church of Canada, has issued a joint letter in response to recent events of anti-Black racism which have taken place across North America. Read the joint letter (PDF) See also: A Charter for Racial Justice in the Anglican Church of … Continued
Dear friends in Christ, During this difficult time of the pandemic, I want you to be assured that I am committed to supporting our diocesan and parish leadership and would be happy to accept invitations to worship (preach or participate), simply attend a coffee hour, study group, youth group, confirmation class or share in other online … Continued
The following is a letter sent to the Foreign Affairs Minister, François-Philippe Champagne, expressing with great concern Canada’s silence regarding the plans of the current coalition government of Israel to propose a vote in the Knesset on annexing a significant part of the occupied Palestinian territories. The Primate has written a column in the Anglican Journal on the … Continued
An open letter signed by 41 Anglican and ELCIC bishops to the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance calling for a Guaranteed Basic Income.
Mary Margaret Newitt was a faithful Anglican and a lifelong employee of Bell Canada, who worshipped in the parishes of St. James Dundas and St. Paul’s Westdale in the Diocese of Niagara where she served on the Altar Guild and as a Warden. When she died in late 2016, she left bequests that honoured her values as a Christian who deeply cared for others.
We are now delighted to partner with other churches and faith-based organizations to mobilize Canada-wide education, reflection, action and advocacy for climate justice, under the banner For the Love of Creation.
Once again communities in Canada have been struck by inexplicable violence. Once again someone has lashed out at the world around them with arson and murder across a swath of Nova Scotia near Halifax. The death toll makes it the worst mass murder event in recent Canadian history. Even as Canadians are coping with the … Continued
Tune in on Facebook or YouTube as the Primate joins the Anglican Diocese of Niagara and Bishop Susan Bell for an Easter Sunday service at Christ’s Church Cathedral.