Disciple’s Prayer book for the Anglican Council for Indigenous Peoples. Published by the Indigenous Theological Training Institute in Minneapolis, MN.
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Provides guidelines for Anglican and Lutheran clergy serving in each other’s churches as revised in spring 2003 by the National Church Council of the ELCIC and the Council of General Synod of the ACC. Details steps including eligibility, initiative, process, terms of appointment, orientation and accountability. Lists various Anglican and Lutheran resources.
Liturgical text for marriage ceremony between a Christian and a person of another faith tradition.
Guide for conversations about human sexuality that includes introduction and basic session templates for images of human sexuality in Scripture, human sexuality in Creation stories, human sexuality and current science and the church’s teaching and practice.
Offers general guidelines on the risk of transmission of infections through eucharistic practice (for AIDS as well as other infections), including through intiction. Other dangers are discussed, such as communicating with the ill in hospital or breaking the bread with contaminated hands.
Obligations of parishes, dioceses and institutions of the Anglican Church of Canada to comply with Canada Revenue Agency standards and Canadian charity law in sending tax-protected dollars abroad to mission partners. Contact information for Global Relations is provided to offer further information on agency agreements to parishes, dioceses and institutions.
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Description of work by Global Relations program of the General Synod in helping dioceses and parishes begin new relationships or strengthen existing ones with global church partners for local mission.
The Book of Alternative Services (BAS) and supplementary resources are now available for download. In 2009, the Council of General Synod authorized the online publication of these texts. The goals are to assist liturgy planners and to encourage future web-based work of liturgical text development.
List of resources created by group of lay people and clergy working with John Hill as further development of ideas in his book “Making Disciples” to make catechumenate easier to understand and implement in parish, offered by Liturgy Working Group of FWM for purposes of study and evaluation.
Liturgical texts and readings in English, French, ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ (Inuktitut), and Western Cree for National Aboriginal Day of Prayer, to be used on June 21 in the Book of Alternative Service Calendar of Memorials and Commemorations.
List and descriptions of resources for group-based theological study in use within church dioceses, with invitation to contact Eileen Scully with helpful additions.
Guidelines for prayers and ceremony at vigils for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls include suggested hymns and songs, different ways to create Sacred Spaces, and Scripture readings for reflection.
Text for memorial of Mother Emily Ayckbowm, who was added to the Canadian calendar of holy persons in the Book of Alternative Services on April 5 (the day of her founding of The Community of the Sisters of the Church) by a resolution at General Synod 2004.
Full text of resource guide for discussions on human sexuality, which includes suggestions for establishing discussion guidelines, a gathered list of resources (including study guides, bibliography, and videos from materials gathered by dioceses, the national church and other churches), and terminology definitions for clarification.