Ecumenical devotions for unity and justice available for fellowship during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) in communion with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and The Episcopal Church USA (TEC) have put together a liturgical resource for the annual ecumenical celebration of The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, that will be observed … Continued

Archbishop Fred Hiltz hosts regional primates’ meeting in Toronto

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ms. Meghan Kilty, MCM Director, Communications The Anglican Church of Canada 416-924-9199 ext. 230 [email protected] ARCHBISHOP FRED HILTZ HOSTS REGIONAL PRIMATES’ MEETING IN TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA [Toronto, Ont., 26 November, 2018] Primates from the Americas and the Caribbean region of the Anglican Communion are gathering in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from November … Continued

National Housing Day 2018 statement

View a PDF version of this joint letter. November 2018 Every day, in communities across Canada, 35,000 people experience homelessness. Millions of others struggle to meet rising housing costs, living on the edge of falling into homelessness themselves. This reality impacts every community in Canada, affecting our neighbours and members of our congregations. As we … Continued

House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon registers objection to election of the Rev. Jacob Worley

Download this release in PDF format. For immediate release The House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon in the Anglican Church of Canada has registered its objection to the episcopal election of the Rev. Jacob Worley in the Diocese of Caledonia. Their objection is registered under Canon 4 (b) vi  “That … Continued

Province of Canada elects new Metropolitan

The Rt. Rev. Ronald W. Cutler, bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island has been elected as the next Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada, succeeding Archbishop Percy Coffin. The Archbishop-elect was ordained as deacon and priest in 1981 and elected a bishop in 2008 in the Diocese of Nova … Continued

General Synod appoints reconciliation animator

Taking another step towards healing and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada has appointed Ms. Melanie Delva as its reconciliation animator, effective June 1, 2017. Ms. Delva currently serves as Archivist for the Diocese of New Westminster and the Provincial Synod of B.C. and Yukon, a position she … Continued

Anglican entities’ financial obligations under the Residential School Settlement Agreement

To members of the Anglican Church of Canada, and ecumenical and interfaith partners: Since the article “Other churches escape residential-school settlement obligations in wake of Catholic deal” was published in the Globe and Mail on April 27, 2016, the General Synod and several dioceses and partners have been receiving questions about the reported $2.8-million return … Continued

Joint Anglican-Lutheran youth gathering sells out

When Anglican and Lutheran youth come together for their national gathering later this summer in Charlottetown, P.E.I., they will be doing so with a sold-out crowd. The National Planning Committee for the Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth (CLAY) gathering recently announced that the venue had reached its maximum capacity for the 2016 event and no new … Continued