We write to express our concern about the ongoing impact of human-caused climate change on communities in Canada and around the world, and to call for action from the Canadian government in ensuring that Canada make its fair-share contribution to reducing greenhouse emissions and mitigating the impacts of climate change.
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.
What kind of a Canada do you desire? How is that desire rooted in your spiritual convictions as a follower of the way of Jesus Christ? Let’s talk about that in our churches, discuss it with candidates in our ridings, pray about it in the deep longing of our hearts, bear witness to it in our public discourse, and seal it with a vote that thoughtfully considers what will make our country a good place for all, and therefore a good place for each of us.
The Anglican Church of Canada is committed to the work of healing to address the harmful legacy and intergenerational effects of the Indian Residential School system. Through our participation in these schools, Indigenous peoples in Canada experienced horrific trauma, pain and hurt. The Anglican Healing Fund is in the forefront of our response to support healing. Established in 1992, this fund has supported … Continued
On June 10th Lincoln Mckoen, former Bishop of the Territory of the People, resigned and relinquished the exercise of episcopal ministry.
Last week the Chief of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation revealed news of the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at the site of an unmarked burial ground at a former residential school near Kamloops, B.C.
In 2001 the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada adopted A Call to Human Dignity: A Statement of Principles for the Anglican Church of Canada on Dignity, Inclusion and Fair Treatment.
It is with great sadness I write to let you know of the unexpected death of the Rev. Canon Dr. Ginny Doctor yesterday.
We are deeply distressed by the escalating violence and bloodshed in Gaza and central Israel.
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.
On the Seventh Sunday of Easter, the Anglican Church of Canada is invited to intentionally pray for Jerusalem.
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.
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.