Dear friends in Christ, During this difficult time of the pandemic, I want you to be assured that I am committed to supporting our diocesan and parish leadership and would be happy to accept invitations to worship (preach or participate), simply attend a coffee hour, study group, youth group, confirmation class or share in other online … Continued
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The following is a letter sent to the Foreign Affairs Minister, François-Philippe Champagne, expressing with great concern Canada’s silence regarding the plans of the current coalition government of Israel to propose a vote in the Knesset on annexing a significant part of the occupied Palestinian territories. The Primate has written a column in the Anglican Journal on the … Continued
An open letter signed by 41 Anglican and ELCIC bishops to the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance calling for a Guaranteed Basic Income.
At the Coordinating Council meeting on April 18, a motion was passed requesting Archbishop Melissa Skelton to appoint our Bishop Elect Lincoln as Administrator.
Mary Margaret Newitt was a faithful Anglican and a lifelong employee of Bell Canada, who worshipped in the parishes of St. James Dundas and St. Paul’s Westdale in the Diocese of Niagara where she served on the Altar Guild and as a Warden. When she died in late 2016, she left bequests that honoured her values as a Christian who deeply cared for others.
We are now delighted to partner with other churches and faith-based organizations to mobilize Canada-wide education, reflection, action and advocacy for climate justice, under the banner For the Love of Creation.
After much discernment, the CLAY planning team shares that the gathering originally scheduled for August 20-23, 2020, will be postponed to August 19-22, 2021. The event will still be held at the Southern Alberta Institute for Technology (SAIT) in Calgary, Alberta.
Once again communities in Canada have been struck by inexplicable violence. Once again someone has lashed out at the world around them with arson and murder across a swath of Nova Scotia near Halifax. The death toll makes it the worst mass murder event in recent Canadian history. Even as Canadians are coping with the … Continued
If you’ve got photos of Anglican churches in Canada in your archives, or if feel like snapping a picture or two of your local church on an upcoming (socially-distanced) stroll, the national office wants your images!
Tune in on Facebook or YouTube as the Primate joins the Anglican Diocese of Niagara and Bishop Susan Bell for an Easter Sunday service at Christ’s Church Cathedral.
General Synod has compiled a roundup of online recordings and livestreams events happening in the dioceses across Canada for Holy Week and Easter 2020.
In her message for Holy Week and on behalf of the bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario, Metropolitan and Archbishop of Algoma and Moosonee Anne Germond writes: The Easter God announces to us, even in the wilderness “I have loved you with an everlasting love; and will continue my faithfulness to you.” Therefore, we … Continued
The Anglican Indigenous Network (AIN), an international community of faithful Indigenous Anglicans, has released a communiqué sharing the impacts that the coronavirus outbreak has had on their communities
Earlier last month, the Primate and Susan Johnson, National Bishop of our full-communion partner the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, recorded a message looking towards the future as we walk side-by-side toward Easter. Watch on YouTube, Facebook, and Vimeo.
As we begin Holy Week, I am writing as your National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop to help us all to live the life of Christ in this time of pandemic crisis.