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Indigenous youth want a more engaged church

Posted on: August 30th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget Aaron Sault, from the diocese of Huron, shares his experience with Sacred Circle. Behind him (L-R) are Dixie Bird, ShebaMcKay, Melanie Wesley, Shilo Clark, Jesse Johns, and Ariana Dorie. Photo: André Forget​ What do young Indigenous Anglicans want from their church? According to a youth panel at the eighth National Anglican Sacred Circle in […]

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Free laptops to improve communication in Indigenous parishes

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By André Forget Elder Charon Spinks receives an Acer Notebook from Canon Ginny Doctor, Indigenous ministries co-ordinator, as the primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, looks on. Photo: André Forget The Anglican Church of Canada’s Indigenous ministries department has highlighted the importance of ongoing conversation by giving laptop computers to nine community leaders in order to strengthen communications among […]

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Montreal intern reflection: Amos Bohoussou

Posted on: August 30th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on August 26, 2015 by Montreal Mission Interns My mission project was to incorporate humour into sharing the gospel with people. I did  stand-up routines in comedy clubs and my local church, and also hosted a night of dialogue on with religious and non-religious people on the humour of God. On the first week […]

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Anglican church publishes election resource

Posted on: August 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Diana Swift The online resource encourages Anglicans to take part in the electoral process and bring critical issues of social justice to centre stage. Photo: Elections Canada The August 2 announcement of the October federal election may have caught some Canadians by surprise, but a working group of Anglicans has been preparing for this since […]

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Church’s knowledge of Doctrine of Discovery ‘woefully inadequate’

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By André Forget Primate’s commission members (L to R): The Rev. Ryscilla Shaw, Archbishop Terrence Finlay, Archdeacon Sidney Black, the Rev. Andrew Wesley, Verna Firth, and Dean Jonas Allooloo. Photo:  André Forget The General Synod that met in Halifax in 2010 passed a resolution repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery, but the Anglican Church of Canada is still […]

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Do you know the Rev. Ruth Taylor?

Posted on: August 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Diana Swift The Rev. Ruth Taylor takes a break from writing her memoirs in her garden. Photo: Contributed The Rev. Ruth Taylor, 94, formerly of the dioceses of Qu’Appelle and Moosonee, is writing her memoirs with the assistance of B.C.-based writer/speaker Donna Jean Richards. After an ordained ministry that began 36 years ago, Taylor retired […]

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Statement from the Primate on the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Posted on: August 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Fred Hiltz, Archbishop and Primate 18208 Dear friends, People everywhere are becoming more and more urgently aware of the perilous state of much of creation, and our responsibility as stewards of the earth which we inhabit. Earlier this month Pope Francis called the 1.25-billion members of the Catholic Church to annually observe on September […]

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Election resource identifies political priorities for Anglicans

Posted on: August 29th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Matt Gardner 31245 Just in time for the 2015 federal election, a new non-partisan resource offers support for Canadian Anglicans to engage with parties and candidates on a range of vital issues rooted in shared prosperity and protecting the most vulnerable members of society. Entitled Compassion, Justice and Reason: An Anglican Approach for Election […]

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Anglicans called to join worldwide Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Posted on: August 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Anglican Communion bishops beat the drum for climate justice Photo Credit: Canon Ken Gray The Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has called on Anglicans everywhere to join Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Lutheran and other Christians in a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on 1 September. The […]

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Young Christians prepare to spend ‘a year in God’s time’ at Lambeth Palace

Posted on: August 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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[Lambeth Palace] “Intense preparations” are underway at Lambeth Palace for the arrival of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s new community for young Christians, the Community of St Anselm. Sixteen Christians from around the world, aged between 20 and 35, will move in to Lambeth Palace early next month, joined by 22 non-resident members, for a year […]

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