Yesterday I had a visit from members of the Armenian Apostolic Church, who expressed longing that we join them in prayers and build awareness of the terrible genocide occurring in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) right now.
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The statement below is commended for sharing in parishes and communities on or before September 30th, known as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and as Orange Shirt Day. Additional worship and educational materials are also available to help churches prepare for the day. The long journey to rebuild the relationship between Indigenous and … Continued
Join Archbishop Linda online on Sunday, August 27, to gather in prayer for those affected by recent wildfires—evacuees, first responders, caregivers and others—especially those in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia.
Join the livestream from at St. James Cathedral on Thursday, August 24 at 11am ET, commemorating the life and legacy of the Most Reverend Michael Geoffrey Peers (1934-2023).
For the first time in five years, Anglican and Lutheran youth and leaders from across Canada met in person yesterday in Waterloo, Ontario, for the start of Canadian Lutheran Anglican Gathering (CLAY). Typically, CLAY gatherings take place biennially. However, the last in-person gathering of CLAY was in 2018 in Thunder Bay, Ontario; the COVID-19 pandemic delayed CLAY in 2020, ultimately causing the gathering to take place online in 2021.
After nearly thirteen years of service as Chancellor of General Synod, Canon David P. Jones will retire as of September 1, 2023.
On Sunday, August 6, we pause to acknowledge the 30th anniversary of the Apology offered by Archbishop and Primate Michael Geoffrey Peers. This moment is more pronounced, in light of his death only a week ago.
Late last week we learned of the death of Archbishop Michael Peers, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada from 1986 to 2004. Our deepest condolences are extended to his wife, Dorothy, and his extended family. Although +Michael retired as primate nearly twenty years ago, the legacy of his leadership continues in so many aspects … Continued
At the recent Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and the Anglican Church of Canada both churches affirmed a resolution calling for stronger action to address the deteriorating conditions in Israel and Palestine, in keeping with already stated Canadian government policies for the region.
Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, opened the 43rd Session of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada today in Calgary, Alberta.
In her primatial address, Archbishop Nicholls referred to the Anglican community as a diverse gathering of individuals with varying backgrounds and experiences—from Indigenous people to descendants of early settlers to relative newcomers, the Church is “dispersed in a wide array of settings and circumstances, urban, suburban, rural and isolated, from coast to coast to coast”.
Gavel-to-gavel livestream available of General Synod at Assembly 2023
The Anglican Church of Canada is a member church in the Consultation of Common Texts (CCT). The CCT produces resources for ecumenical use, and also develops relationships of professional support and mutual prayer.