Church House welcomes new editorial supervisor

Matthew Townsend has been appointed as the Supervisor, Editorial, with the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada. Matthew will be providing the Anglican Journal with day-to-day leadership until December 31, 2019. He has worked in editorial, journalistic, and web development roles with a variety of organizations, including the The Living Church, the Episcopal … Continued

Highlights from the Council of General Synod: March 16, 2019

View a PDF version of Highlights from the Council of General Synod: March 16, 2019. Council members gathered after breakfast at 8:45 a.m. at the Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre in Mississauga. Morning Eucharist Bishop-Elect Lynne McNaughton presided at the morning worship service. National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald preached. Orders of the Day Dr. … Continued

Motions from CoGS – March 14-16, 2019

These are the motions that were considered by the Council of General Synod from Thursday, March 14 to Saturday, March 16. ANGLICAN COUNCIL OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES  The Anglican Church of Canada, the Land, and the People of the Land Moved by:        The Rev. Norman Wesley Seconded by:   The Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald Adopted by consensus … Continued

Lent: A Season of the Heart

Dear Friends, Week by week in our worship, we are reminded of the Great Commandments to love the Lord our God with all our heart, all our soul, all our mind, and all our strength; and to love our neighbours as ourselves.  As we come to this holy day we know as Ash Wednesday, we … Continued

Message to PM Trudeau from Anglican, Lutheran leaders

Download this statement as a PDF file. Dear Prime Minister: We are writing to urge you and the Government of Canada to fulfil your promise to create a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE). On January 17, 2018, your government promised that: It would create the CORE, The CORE would be fully independent, and The … Continued

Anglican Foundation is Visionary Sponsor for General Synod 2019

The work of the Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) will be front and centre this July when delegates gather in Vancouver for the 42nd General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada. The AFC agreed to be the meeting of General Synod 2019’s Visionary Sponsor. The generous donation of $25,000 will help fund the gathering … Continued

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

Bringing new voices to the Anglican Church Women

The following is the conclusion of a two-part story. Read Part One. The difficulty of filling some positions in the Anglican Church Women of Canada (ACW) has become increasingly evident in recent years. In the Diocese of Saskatoon, the ACW made the decision to formally disband at the diocesan level following its spring 2017 conference. … Continued