Hundreds of members of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada are converging on Ottawa for an unprecedented joint national gathering of the two churches, where they will tackle issues like resource extraction, homelessness, and how to live out their mission in a time of diminishing church membership.
Bishop Michael Hawkins, Chair of the Council of the North, is pleased to announce that Hauser Communications, based in Napanee, ON, has been chosen to fill a one-year contract to provide communications services for the council.
The Anglican Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the first observance of Anglican Foundation Sunday on May 2nd, 2010.
The Anglican Church of Canada is pleased to announce that it will partner with the dioceses of Fredericton, Ontario, Niagara and Rupert’s Land to broaden the scope of its Legacy Gifts Identification program to coincide with May’s Leave-a-Legacy month (an initiative of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners).
The Anglican Church of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of Acts of Faith; A Guide to Supporting the Ministries of the Anglican Church of Canada. The gift guide is a joint initiative of the Departments of Philanthropy and Communications and Information Resources, and represents an unprecedented collaboration amongst all of the partners and charitable entities within the national church; bringing them together in one fundraising vehicle for the first time.
The election of a new Primate for the Anglican Church of Canada will take place on Friday, June 22, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Smith Street in Winnipeg. The process begins with a Eucharist at 9:15 a.m. followed by balloting.
Representatives of about 10 Canadian churches and church-affiliated organizations will gather in Winnipeg on June 21 — National Aboriginal Day — to renew a landmark covenant with Indigenous peoples that pledges the churches to continue working on human rights and justice issues for native peoples.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan Williams will answer questions from accredited Canadian news media representatives at a news conference at 10:45 a.m., Monday, April 16, at the Anglican Church of Canada’s National Office, 80 Hayden Street, Toronto.
About 400 Anglican delegates, staff and national and international partners will gather in Winnipeg in June with an agenda that includes the election and installation of a new national leader and resolutions on the same-sex blessings controversy that could affect the Anglican Church of Canada’s future status in the worldwide Communion.
The Primate’s Theological Commission, a group appointed by the Anglican Primate to consult on theological matters, has released a clarification concerning resolutions on the blessing of same-sex unions approved earlier this month by the church’s governing council.
Communications Committee endorses negotiations with Augsburg Fortress Canada to ensure continuation of Anglican bookstore
General Synod’s Communications and Information Resources Committee has unanimously endorsed negotiations with Augsburg Fortress Canada that would see the continuation of a bookstore at the site presently occupied by the Anglican Book Centre.
Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, will present the new National Indigenous Bishop to the church at a news conference this morning.
The Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald will assume office as the Anglican Church of Canada’s first National Indigenous Bishop after serving about 10 years as Bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Diocese of Alaska where he was consecrated bishop on Sept. 13, 1997.
Primate presents Bishop of Alaska as new National Indigenous Anglican Bishop for Anglican Church of Canada
Mark L. MacDonald, the Episcopal Bishop of Alaska is to become the first National Indigenous Anglican Bishop in the Anglican Church of Canada, with pastoral oversight over all of Canada’s indigenous Anglicans no matter where they live.
Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, will present the church’s new National Indigenous Bishop at a news conference in Toronto on Thursday, Jan. 4.