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A Call to Prayer for the U.S.A. from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada

Posted on: January 14th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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A Call to Prayer for the U.S.A. from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada By Fred Hiltz, Archbishop and Primate on January 13, 2017 709 “Lord, keep this nation under your care” Next week, the eyes and ears of all Americans and indeed many other people around the world will be turned toward […]

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Unity prayers to recall the Reformation and celebrate reconciliation

Posted on: January 14th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on: January 13, 2017 Martin Luther’s act of nailing his 95 Theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg gave birth to the Reformation. In this 500th anniversary year, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will reflect on the Reformation and ongoing reconciliation. Photo Credit: Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 […]

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Feedback on changes to the Canadian Church Calendar: We hear you

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Feedback on changes to the Canadian Church Calendar: We hear you By Anglican Church of Canada on January 12, 2017 121 The 2017 Canadian Church Calendar was a collaborative project of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and offered a glimpse into the ministry of both churches across Canada […]

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Changing conditions impact federal prison chaplains

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Guard tower at Collins Bay Institution, a federal penitentiary falling under the supervision of the Correctional Service of Canada. Photo by Timkal (own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Changing conditions impact federal prison chaplains By Matt Gardner on January 11, 2017 15 The following is the second instalment of a multi-part series […]

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Testament to a life thoughtfully lived

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Ben Graves on January 09, 2017 BOOK REVIEW It Happened at the Cathedral Letters of Bishop R.F. Shepherd, 1948 to 2012By Mary Shepherd 48 Hour Books, 2015 242 pages ISBN 978-0-9880816-6-6  As a student first of history and now of library and archival science, I am acutely aware of an existential crisis currently ongoing in both […]

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‘The thing to lose sleep over is whether the church is being faithful’

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget on January 11, 2017 Coadjutor Bishop Bruce Myers believes Anglican churches in Quebec need to be more engaged in the community around them. Photo: André Forget On a chilly Saturday afternoon in December, Bruce Myers, coadjutor bishop of the diocese of Quebec, welcomes the Anglican Journal into his office at the diocese’s Church House, housed in an old stone […]

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Shane Lopez: Hope is an ancient virtue

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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FacebookTwitterEmailPrint The author of “Making Hope Happen” says that hope can be cultivated and shared. Monday, April 21, 2014 Shane Lopez studies hope. What he has found is that hopeful people are more successful, healthier and happier than those who lack hope. And the good news is that hopefulness isn’t an inborn trait, he said. […]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017 (Resources)

Posted on: January 9th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2017: Reconciliation – The Love of Christ Compels Us (cf. 2 Corinthians 5:14-20) Download the 2017 WPCU starter kit Please consider a donation of $20 to help us cover the cost of production for these resources, and to support the ongoing work of the CCC and our vision for Christian […]

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L. Gregory Jones: Achieving organizational breakthroughs in the face of daunting constraints

Posted on: January 9th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By L. Gregory Jones Senior fellow, Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, and executive vice president and provost, Baylor University   In holding together scarcity and abundance, leaning into constraints even as we focus on bolder ambitions, we will discover the greatest opportunities for transformation, writes the executive vice president and provost at Baylor University. Tuesday, August […]

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On being an iPhone pastor in a typewriter church

Posted on: January 8th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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On being an iPhone pastor in a typewriter church By Erik Parker ChristianWeek Columnist | December 6, 2016 The ‘Millennials and Church’ thing has been written about to death in recent years. Theories about what millennials want in church range from the newest, flashiest, most technologically advanced thing, to the oldest, most artisanal traditions. If […]

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