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.
In her message for Holy Week and on behalf of the bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario, Metropolitan and Archbishop of Algoma and Moosonee Anne Germond writes: The Easter God announces to us, even in the wilderness “I have loved you with an everlasting love; and will continue my faithfulness to you.” Therefore, we … Continued
Earlier last month, the Primate and Susan Johnson, National Bishop of our full-communion partner the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, recorded a message looking towards the future as we walk side-by-side toward Easter. Watch on YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo.
Grace and peace to you in Jesus Christ! Everyone is being radically affected by the continuing spread of COVID-19 in our communities. Whether we are in self-isolation, quarantine or working in an essential job for the good of the whole community our lives have been changed in just a few short weeks.
Archbishop Linda Nicholls invites Anglicans across Canada to join her in a national day of prayer on March 29, 2020.
Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls has issued an update regarding COVID-19 and continues to stress the urgent need for everyone to be actively engaged in protecting themselves and those around them.
Forgiveness and reconciliation are issues that every member of the Anglican church needs to wrestle with, according to Archbishop Linda Nicholls. And she believes the Lambeth Conference can play a role in tackling these issues on a global stage.
We as Indigenous and non-Indigenous Anglicans once again raise our voices to express our disappointment, distress and ongoing concern regarding events on the unceded (non-treaty) territories of the Wet’suwet’en First Nations.