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Sing Hallelujah! A Video Hymnal

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  A Video Hymnal No musician? No problem! This new collection of DVDs will add vitality and joy to your singing, whether the setting is worship in small congregations, seniors’ residences, small groups, or at funerals. Sing Hallelujah! videos show musicians performing well-known songs from Voices United, More Voices, and beyond—with a touch of karaoke. […]

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The continuing story

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Rhonda Waters    Alleluia! Christ is Risen! And that changes everything—backwards and forwards. Our story—the world’s story—is rewritten in this moment. Everything that came before means something a little different now—everything needs to be re-remembered in light of this new fact. Consider the two disciples on the road to Emmaus, walking sadly and fearfully away […]

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22 days of healing and reconciliation

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leigh Anne Williams For 22 days, from the start of the closing event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Ottawa on May 31 to National Aboriginal Day on June 21, Canadian Anglicans are being asked to share what they are doing to promote healing and reconciliation.     Photo: Courtesy of Anglican Church […]

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Statement on the #22days campaign

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By General Synod Communications Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) which has addressed the sad legacy of the Indian Residential Schools will hold its final event, the closing ceremonies of its six-year tenure, in Ottawa for four days commencing on Sunday, May 31st. The daily themes are as follows: Day 1 is “We are […]

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How to read the Bible: An interview with legendary theologian Harvey Cox

Posted on: April 20th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  How to read the Bible: An interview with legendary theologian Harvey Cox (link is external)   Religion News Service: While there is no single right way to read the Scripture, some ways are better than others, says the iconic theologian in an interview about his new book, “How to Read the Bible.” _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership […]

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Reinhold Niebuhr combined “tough-minded political realism with a sympathetic understanding of society’s injustices”

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Reinhold Niebuhr combined “tough-minded political realism with a sympathetic understanding of society’s injustices” (link is external) Reader’s Almanac: An interview with Reinhold Niebuhr’s daughter Elisabeth Sifton, an editor and book publisher, on why Niebuhr’s writings continue to fascinate and challenge today’s readers. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, April 09, 2015

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Islam’s Jesus

Posted on: April 19th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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ISLAM’S JESUS by Zeki Saritoprak University Press of Florida Paperback edition, April 2015 222 pages. $28.95 CAD ISBN #978-0-8130-6178-8     Author’s Bio: Zeki Saritoprak is associate professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies and the Beddiüzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies at John Carroll University, Cleveland OH. He is the author […]

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Generosity 101

Posted on: April 18th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Peter Misiaszek   As a stewardship educator, most of my time is dedicated to teaching—and hopefully inspiring—members of our congregations to embrace a life of generosity and enthusiastically commit to supporting the ministry of our church through their gifts of time, talent and treasure. All too often I take for granted that most […]

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William Murdoch is ‘sort of our best selves’

Posted on: April 18th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Shannon Hengen Fr. Keegan (guest star Peter Outerbridge) and Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) in episode 815, “Shipwreck.” Photo: Christos Kalohoridis © Shaftesbury In its eighth season, shown in 110 countries, Murdoch Mysteries (CBC) is often praised for the detective’s use of innovative crime-solving technologies. But the series offers more: a study of how its central […]

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Earth Day time to focus on climate justice, say leaders

Posted on: April 18th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Ben Graves Archbishop Fred Hiltz and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the ELCIC lead an event on water issues on Parliament Hill as part of the 2013 Joint Assembly. Photo: Art Babych Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and Bishop Susan Johnson, national bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in […]

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