Be Surprised by the Spirit

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.

The gift of a COVID vaccination

Last week, Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls received a first dose of COVID vaccine. Today, she shares her thoughts about vaccine equity, citing Archbishop Thabo Makgoba’s remarks from a recent panel discussion she joined: “Everyone deserves more than the crumbs under the table, when others are eating a full loaf of bread”.

An announcement from the Anglican Foundation of Canada

The Board of Directors of the Anglican Foundation of Canada announces that Executive Director, the Rev. Canon Dr. Judy Rois, has indicated she will retire at the end of this year. Judy has served as Executive Director for eleven years after twenty-five years as a parish priest in the Diocese of Toronto and adjunct professor … Continued

Statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21, 2021

From Churches Beyond Borders: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Anglican Church of Canada, The Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America In Advent 2020, Churches Beyond Borders expressed a commitment to dismantling racism, combating white supremacy and actively seeking opportunities to engage more deeply on these important issues. In this season of Lent, we … Continued

Detail of a map of the Philippines

Ecumenical Letter on the deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines

What follows is an ecumenical letter from KAIROS, the United Church of Canada, and the Anglican Church of Canada—signed by Archbishops Linda Nicholls and Mark MacDonald—to the Federal Government concerning the deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines: This letter in PDF format Dear Minister Garneau, KAIROS unites ten Canadian churches and religious organizations, including … Continued