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A move to part-time clergy sparks innovation in congregations

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Layperson Muriel Dufendach, left, shares a laugh with the Rev. Carol Walton after a service at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Henderson, Nevada. Dufendach  carries out some traditionally priestly functions, such as presiding at the weekday Eucharist.  Photo by Ronda Churchill By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Journalist and UCC minister Although church leaders often worry that switching from […]

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New animator for ecumenical, interfaith relations named

Posted on: July 23rd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins on July 21, 2017 The Rev. Scott Sharman, the Anglican Church of Church of Canada’s animator for ecumenical and interfaith relations, says God created the church to call people to “a way of dialogue and learning rather than rivalry and tension.” Photo: Contributed The Anglican Church of Canada will have, starting this fall, […]

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PWRDF provides $5k to Territory of the People for wildfire relief

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins on July, 20 2017   A recent post on Twitter shows smoke rising from wildfires in British Columbia’s Central Interior. Images: Andy Witteman The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development agency, is making an immediate contribution of $5,000 to help the Territory of the People […]

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Anglican pilgrims growing closer in the Holy Land

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted By Archbishop Paul Kwong 21 July 2017 This blog is a bit overdue because I decided to wait until I came back to Hong Kong after the Anglican Communion Pilgrimage to the Holy Land before I blogged. The pilgrimage with a theme “Intentional Discipleship in a World of Difference” which took place on 24th […]

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Campus chaplains meet to discuss common concerns

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on: July 21, 2017 Chaplains pose with Anglican Foundation “Hope Bears.” (L-R) The Rev. Hilton Gomes, the Rev. Andrea Budgey, Canon Megan Collings-Moore, the Rev. Ruth Dantzer, the Rev. Lisa Chisholm-Smith, the Rev. Christopher Kelly and the Rev. Jean-Daniel Williams meet with Ryan Weston, the national church’s lead animator of public witness for social […]

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‘Be the bee’: The beehive as a metaphor for life in Christian community

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Martin Marklin examines one of his 150 beehives near his liturgical candlemaking business in Contoocook, New Hampshire.  Photo courtesy of Casey Atkins   When liturgical candle maker Martin Marklin became curious about the creatures making the wax he used in his business, he found his life and work transformed. In this 5-minute video, Marklin explains what […]

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Interfaith peace building for young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on: July 20, 2017 Photo Credit: Peter Williams/WCC [WCC] Students attending a three week course at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute near Geneva have learned about communication and peacebuilding,  with the hope of serving as peacemakers in their own contexts.  Young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students attended a workshop led by Marianne Ejdersten, director of […]

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Ecumenical spirit permeates ELCIC National Convention as Anglicans and Lutherans mark 500th anniversary of Reformation

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Cynthia Haines-Turner, Anglican representative to the National Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), attends the 16th National Convention of the ELCIC in Winnipeg. Submitted photo Ecumenical spirit permeates ELCIC National Convention as Anglicans and Lutherans mark 500th anniversary of Reformation ByMatt Gardneron July 20, 2017 12 Ecumenical partnerships were a major […]

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Allen T. Stanton: What can the rural church offer a declining community? Hope

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Photo illustration Bigstock / Arrant Pariah / Rubio By Allen T. Stanton Rural church fellow, Institute for Emerging Issues Many rural communities face decline. The church has a unique ability to stand in the hard realities and still preach hope, writes a rural pastor. Tuesday, May 30, 2017 About a year and a half ago, […]

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Young Anglicans in South Africa create garden on ‘Mandela Day’

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on: July 19, 2017 Photo Credit: GreenAnglicans Young people from a parish in a suburb of Cape Town have cultivated a garden at their church as a way of remembering Nelson Mandela on what was his birthday, July 18th. Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa […]

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