Resources

The Resource Centre is a centralized online hub containing links to resources produced by the Anglican Church of Canada. New resources are uploaded on a regular basis and may be viewed by topic, keyword and/or audience.

The varied collection of church resources available through this web page includes liturgical materials, prayer and worship texts, policy documents, committee reports, ecumenical and interfaith resources, and information about the church and its different ministries. Scroll down to browse different topics or find what you’re looking for in the search bar below.

This section of the website is currently under development. We welcome your questions and comments at [email protected].

Popular Resources

Liturgical Texts Online

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.

“Healthy Congregations”: A resource hub of the Diocese of Toronto

“(The Church) is about building communities of hope and compassion through building healthy, sustainable, vibrant parishes. We have identified seven aspects of healthy churches that flow into one another as people enter the traditional model of church. Each aspect is supported by congregational development research and knowledge.”

Resources for home prayer

To help keep you connected with prayer, faith and community in times of physical distancing, the General Synod (national office) has compiled a number of resources.

Online lectionary

Daily BAS and BCP Bible readings from the Anglican Church of Canada’s adaptation of the Revised Common Lectionary.

Job Listings

Current job listings for the Anglican Church of Canada, complete with search function. Ability for associated organizations to post positions.

ACC eStore

Worship books, hymnals and other Anglican resources available for purchase.

Handbook of General Synod

Current Constitution, Rules of Order, Canons of General Synod, with Appendices. Current edition: 19th, Published 2019.

A Changing Church

The Anglican Church of Canada has launched “A Changing Church”, a new strategic planning initiative that will explore the theme “A Changing Church, A Searching World and a Faithful God” and come up with concrete initiatives that will help to unify Canadian Anglicans in embracing the future with confidence and in faith. 

Texts for trial use and feedback

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.

New Resources

ACC eStore

Worship books, hymnals and other Anglican resources available for purchase.

A Changing Church

The Anglican Church of Canada has launched “A Changing Church”, a new strategic planning initiative that will explore the theme “A Changing Church, A Searching World and a Faithful God” and come up with concrete initiatives that will help to unify Canadian Anglicans in embracing the future with confidence and in faith. 

Ecumenical Shared Ministries Handbook

Updated in 2019, these guidelines prepared jointly by the Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and United churches in Canada to help establish and support ecumenical shared ministries at the congregational level.

Did You Ever Wonder

Narrative resource to support local/grassroots engagement with international Anglican-Roman Catholic dialogues

A Common Word Canada

A Canadian resource hub for promoting Christian Muslim dialogue according to the model proposed by the international movement “A Common Word Between Us and You”

Resources for home prayer

To help keep you connected with prayer, faith and community in times of physical distancing, the General Synod (national office) has compiled a number of resources.