Jerusalem Sunday: May 28 2017 - Anglican Church of Canada
Jerusalem Sunday is an opportunity for Anglicans in Canada to learn more about and support God’s mission in the Diocese of Jerusalem.
House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon registers objection to election of the Rev. Jacob Worley
The House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon in the Anglican Church of Canada has registered its objection to the episcopal election of the Rev. Jacob Worley in the Diocese of Caledonia. Their objection is registered under Canon 4 (b) vi “That … Continued The post House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon registers objection to election of the Rev. Jacob Worley appeared first on Anglican Church of Canada.
St. Jude’s Cathedral in Iqaluit pays off its debt
Twelve years after St. Jude’s Cathedral—the iconic house of worship in Iqaluit, Nunavut—was destroyed by arson, the diocese of the Arctic announced it has finally paid off the debt accrued in rebuilding it. “We’re pretty excited about that,” said Suffragan Bishop Darren McCartney, who oversees the eastern regions of the diocese of the Arctic. “[It is] a big weight off our shoulders.” The announcement comes after more than a decade of fundraising during which the fate of the new cathedral, which was completed in 2012 at a cost of just over $10 million, was sometimes in question. The new St. Jude’s Cathedral was built by Dowland Contracting Ltd., with whom the diocese entered into an informal arrangement to pay back the money as funds were raised. However, a year after the cathedral’s consecration in 2012, Dowland was put into receivership and it later filed for bankruptcy protection....
Diocese of Ontario puts $115,000 toward Indigenous projects
The diocese of Ontario is planning to put the $115,000 that was returned to it under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement to support First Nations-related projects in a variety of ways, including ministry in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, near Belleville, Ont.
+Bruce officially becomes the 13th Lord Bishop of Quebec
Bishop Dennis Drainville submitted his canonically requisite letter of resignation to the Metropolitan and the provincial House of Bishops yesterday, and it has been duly accepted. His resignation took effect at midnight,April 19th, at which time under our canons, Bruce Joseph Andrew Myers OGS, took formal possession of the See of Quebec as […]
Earth Day message from Anglican and Lutheran leaders
April 19, 2017 Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. —John 12:24 In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, 2017, we invite you to join us in praying for the humility … Continued The post Earth Day message from Anglican and Lutheran leaders appeared first on Anglican Church of Canada.
Prayers celebrating a dead fish
Grief over the death of a pet is real and complicated and lacks the formal markers that are so important to us as we gather for a Christian funeral What are some of the times you’ve been delighted to have liturgical ways of marking important pastoral moments with those you love and serve?
Does God require sacrifice?
Our Christian faith does need to be liberated from the safe realm of the private and polite and to connect our love for God with sacrificial living that dares to carry communal implications. Our devotion to the Creator should implicate our voices to speak out, our bodies to act out, for the life of the planet, the air we breathe, the water we need, the land we live on, our neighbours who are suffering.
‘Limitless possibilities’ seen after B.C. diocese-‘Namgis First Nation meeting
The bishop of British Columbia and the chief of the ‘Namgis First Nation are hoping a meeting last month will prove the crucial first step in a long and fruitful relationship. “I think this is the beginning of many more conversations to come.