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In Aboriginal Day message, primate stresses TRC Calls to Action

Posted on: June 24th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
News

By Tali Folkins on June 21, 2017 Participants at a powwow held in June 2010 during the first Truth and Reconciliation Commission national event in Winnipeg. Photo: Marites N. Sison The founding of a new federal body to monitor reconciliation efforts in Canada and the creation of a new statutory holiday—a “National Day for Truth and […]

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Bishop describes African-Canadian dialogue as a model for whole Communion

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

Posted on: June 22, 2017 Photo Credit: ACNS The eighth annual meeting of Bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with the Bishop of Niagara,  Michael Bird, suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Anglican Communion. The meetings were initiated after the 2008 Lambeth Conference, […]

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The present and future of locally trained ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Features

Ordination ceremony for locally trained priests Martina Duncan and Angus Muir, who are currently serving at St. Alban’s Anglican Church in Ashcroft, B.C., Territory of the People. Front row, L-R: Pastoral Elder Amy Charlie, Duncan, Bishop Barbara Andrews, Muir, Pastoral Elder Jim White. Submitted photo The present and future of locally trained ministry in the […]

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Jennifer R. Ayres: Could more time for wandering transform theological education?

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Discussion

Rural Vermont.  Bigstock / Snehitdesign   By Jennifer R. Ayres Associate professor, Candler School of Theology Wandering and getting lost is crucial to the practice of ministry. And it must be honored in our seminary classrooms, the places where religious leaders are formed, writes a seminary professor. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Last year, on a vacation […]

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Study Grant Programs for Pastors (Louisville Institute)

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Study Grant Programs for Pastors  The Pastoral Study Project Program at Louisville Institute offers clergy leaders the opportunity to conduct a serious investigation of issues related to Christian life, faith, and ministry. Funding allows for full or partial leave from the responsibilities of ministry for the duration of the project. Read more:  https://louisville-institute.org/programs-grants-and-fellowships/grants/pastoral-study-project/ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Insights […]

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Only Leave A Trace, Meditations by Roger Epp

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Books, Reviews

    ONLY LEAVE A TRACE, Meditations by Roger Epp University of Alberta Press, 96 pages + 7 colour images March, 2017. Paperback. $19.95 CAD. $11.52 Kindle. ISBN #978-1-77212-266-4.   Publisher’s Promo: “Make yourself big when you enter a room, when you meet a bear in the woods. Make yourself big. Meet the eyes.” Roger Epp’s […]

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St Anselm’s class of 2017 commissioned

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
News

Posted on: June 21, 2017 Siyanda Mgudlwa Photo Credit: ACNS Thirty-three members of the St Anselm’s community at Lambeth Palace have finished their year together with a service of celebration and commissioning. The Archbishop of Canterbury, who is the Abbot of the Community, prayed for them and presented each member with a Bible. “My prayer […]

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Kyle Matthew Oliver: You already have everything you need to be a digital media minister

Posted on: June 20th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Computers

By Kyle Matthew Oliver Episcopal priest   Bigstock / GreenVector   By Kyle Matthew Oliver FacebookTwitterEmailPrint It’s easy to be intimidated by technology. But technological skills aren’t the most important part of online ministry, writes a former digital missioner. Tuesday, October 4, 2016 I recently found myself giving an impromptu training session over the phone. I […]

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Becoming a donkey church

Posted on: June 20th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Discussion

By Jeffrey Metcalfe on June 20, 2017   Aldo and his goat companion, Alli, have been dubbed “the delight of old Quebec” by the CBC. Photo: Diocese of Quebec calendar I will be the first to admit that I have never really been a fan of large, herbaceous quadrupeds.Growing up on a small hobby farm in […]

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A farmer’s journey from subsistence to success

Posted on: June 20th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

By André Forget on June 16, 2017 Joyce Mtauka (L) greets Zaida Bastos, PWRDF director of project relationships, in Ruponda village. Photo: André Forget Ruponda, Tanzania In the small village of Ruponda in southern Tanzania’s Lindi Region, Joyce Mtauka has become something of a legend. As a “trainer of trainers” for the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), […]

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