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

Holy Week and Easter 2021 services online

The following is a collection of Easter and Holy Week services available online. Are we missing one? Email the details to [email protected] A joint Easter message from the Primate and National Bishop A message for our second Easter of the pandemic, National Bishop Susan Johnson (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada) and Archbishop and Primate Linda … Continued

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.

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.

Online lectionary

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

 Reconciliation toolkit

Central hub for information and resources to help Anglicans taking part in the journey towards reconciliation. Learn the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada, find resources for study and use, build relationships at the local level, and read about different ways that you can practice reconciliation in worship and by taking action.

The Sacred Teachings Podcast

There is a hidden wealth in this Land. This wealth lies in the wisdom of the Indigenous Elders all across Turtle Island. The teachings, languages, traditions and stories of the Ancestors are shared in the podcast series “Sacred Teachings”. Highly respected Indigenous speakers are featured in this series, with a different theme for each season, … Continued

A Disciples Prayer Book

Disciple’s Prayer book for the Anglican Council for Indigenous Peoples. Published by the Indigenous Theological Training Institute in Minneapolis, MN.

ACC eStore

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

Gospel-Based Discipleship

Guidelines for building a community of disciples by putting the Gospels at the centre of worship and ministry. Includes Gathering Prayer, questions to ponder while reading the Gospels, tips for daily discipleship and a list of guiding principles.

New Resources

Liturgy and Anglican Identity

Liturgy and Anglican Identity is a resource to encourage reflection on diversity and unity in Anglican worship. Initially developed by the International Anglican Liturgical Consultation, it now contains a study guide that is useful for parish discussion groups, to assist them in reflecting on their worship lives as a community. It is particularly helpful for … Continued

Holy Week and Easter 2021 services online

The following is a collection of Easter and Holy Week services available online. Are we missing one? Email the details to [email protected] A joint Easter message from the Primate and National Bishop A message for our second Easter of the pandemic, National Bishop Susan Johnson (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada) and Archbishop and Primate Linda … Continued

Freedom Sunday

Freedom Sunday 2021 offers Canadian Anglicans an opportunity to learn about human trafficking and slavery in Canada today. In particular, Freedom Sunday 2021 raises awareness of the unequivocal connections between human trafficking, labour exploitation, missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, and the persistent, deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses at the roots … Continued

Lent 2021 Resources

A growing list of resources for Lent 2021 from General Synod and across the church.

The Sacred Teachings Podcast

There is a hidden wealth in this Land. This wealth lies in the wisdom of the Indigenous Elders all across Turtle Island. The teachings, languages, traditions and stories of the Ancestors are shared in the podcast series “Sacred Teachings”. Highly respected Indigenous speakers are featured in this series, with a different theme for each season, … Continued

Eucharistic Practice and Sacramental Theology in Pandemic Times

When pandemic-related public health measures necessitated the closure of Canadian places of worship in early 2020, parish leaders entered into a flurry of activity to tend to difficult and immediate pastoral needs, and to reshape the worshipping and gathering life of their communities. For many, the loss of the capacity to celebrate the eucharist struck … Continued

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.