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.
Resource Tag: FWM
Background to the Reims Statement from August 2011, which celebrates the achievements of ecumenical work on common texts and calls for these texts to be upheld and used.
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.
Complete text of the Rheims Statement, from a colloquium sponsored by the English Language Liturgical Consultation. Discussed liturgy and ecumenism, common texts, and the Revised Common Lectionary. Lists participants in the colloquium.
Report from conversation of international Anglican bishops called together in 1999 by the Archbishop of Canterbury to meet over a three-year period. Includes points of agreement, disagreement, reflections upon the fruits of the conversation and the conditions that enabled them, topics for further exploration and recommendations from the meeting.
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.
List, descriptions and contact information for retreat and Christian education centres connected with the Anglican Church of Canada, including Ask and Imagine, Camp Columbia, Canterbury Hills, Queenswood, Renison Institute of Ministry, St. Michael’s Retreat Centre, Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, and Sorrento Centre.
A series of workshops over three days for clergy and lay leaders in rural pastoral charges and parishes who are actively seeking information and guidance to help them in providing leadership in current rapid transition. Also for theological students needing training in these areas.
Short collation of essays written for Canadian Anglican discussions or recommended by Canadian dioceses representing variety of perspectives on homosexuality, including the role of scripture.
A six-part series for small groups on exploring “genuine Christian invitation.” The resource consists of videos and print material. Each session lasts about 2 hours and follows a format of opening prayers, focus question & group discussion, Scripture study, reflection, video content (about 5 to 12 minutes), concluding reflection and prayer.
The General Synod of 2010 mandated Faith, Worship, and Ministry to establish a Liturgy Task Force to work on the revision of our contemporary language liturgical texts.
Text of the Apostles’ Creed
Text of the Athanasian Creed
The primary worship text for Sunday services and other major liturgical celebrations of the Anglican Church of Canada
Report of the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Committee’s Task Force on the Diaconate.