On June 1, 2014 the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh came into being. The creation of this new diocese marks a major milestone in the journey of establishing of a self-determining, self-sustaining Indigenous church within the Anglican Church of Canada.The new encompasses over twenty-five First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario and Northern Manitoba.
On June 4, 2014 Bishop Lydia Mamakwa was installed as the first bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada’s newest diocese. The community at Kingfisher Lake, Ontario celebrated with a week of special events, liturgy, and by hosting visitors from throughout the church. Photo: Anglican Video
The church is invited to continue in this celebration and support the ministries and people of Mishamikoweesh. News items, beautiful and insightful videos, and photographs from the Kingfisher Lake, Ontario celebrations are all housed on the Anglican Church of Canada’s website.
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