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Jerusalem Sunday resources give voice to women pilgrims

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins on May 26, 2017 St. George’s Cathedral, Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Photo: Anglican Video With the approach of Jerusalem Sunday this weekend, the Anglican Church of Canada’s national office has released new liturgical resources, including reflections from a pilgrimage by Ottawa-area women to the Holy Land last year.Last November, 25 lay women from […]

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Let’s ask the hard questions

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Rhonda Waters on May 25, 2017 Christ and the Doubting Thomas, by Luca Signorelli, at the Basilica della Santa Casa. Photo: Web Gallery of Art/Wikimedia Commons   The story of Thomas, asking to see the Risen Christ for himself, always makes me think of the axiom that you shouldn’t hold back from asking a […]

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Jerusalem Sunday resources highlight women’s voices, support for disabled children

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Jerusalem Sunday resources highlight women’s voices, support for disabled children By Matt Gardner on May 25, 2017 17 As Canadian Anglicans prepare to celebrate the fourth annual Jerusalem Sunday on May 28, new liturgical resources highlight the perspectives of women and focus on ministry to support disabled children in Jerusalem. Reflections and sermon notes for […]

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Anglican voices heard at UN Status of Women meeting, Canadian delegate says

Posted on: May 24th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins on May 23, 2017 “I think especially in a world where people wonder if religion is relevant, this is just one example that yes, we are very relevant,” says the Rev. Laura Marie Piotrowicz, the Canadian member of the Anglican Communion’s delegation to March 2017’s session of the United Nations Commission on the […]

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Revamped church building opens possibilities for New Brunswick parish

Posted on: May 23rd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Diocesan council takes place in the main building of St. John (Stone) Church in the Diocese of Fredericton in December 2016. The layout of the room reflects new renovations that have transformed the life of the congregation in many ways. Submitted photo by Gisele McKnight Revamped church building opens possibilities for New Brunswick parish By […]

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A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science and the Future of Our Planet

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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A GOD THAT COULD BE REAL: Spirituality, Science and the Future of Our Planet, by Nancy Ellen Abrams Beacon Press. Paperback. 2016. 200 pages. $19.82 CAD. ISBN # 978-0807073391.   Publisher’s Promo: A paradigm-shifting blend of science, religion, and philosophy for agnostic, spiritual-but-not-religious, and scientifically minded readers Many people are fed up with the way traditional […]

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Episcopal Divinity School to Affiliate with Union Theological Seminary: The Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, Scholar and Racial Justice Activist, Named EDS’s New Dean

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  Cambridge, MA, May 19, 2017—Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) and Union Theological Seminary announced today that they have signed an agreement that will allow EDS to continue as an Episcopal seminary through a collaboration with Union at its campus in New York City beginning in the fall of 2018. “We had three goals when we began to plan […]

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Episcopalians, Methodists propose full-communion agreement

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Mary Frances Schjonberg, Episcopal News Service on May, 18 2017 The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee met in April in Charlotte, North Carolina.   A group of Episcopalians and Methodists has released its proposal for full communion between the two denominations. Full implementation of the proposal will take at least three years. The Episcopal Church […]

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The Spirituality of Wine: Embracing creation with body and soul

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By John Arkelian on May, 18 2017 The Spirituality of Wine By Gisela H. Kreglinger Eerdmans, 2016 300 pages ISBN: 978-0-8028-6789-6   As non-initiate into the world of wine, we approached Gisela Kreglinger’s new book, The Spirituality of Wine, with a combination of skepticism and uncertainty. Would a free-ranging examination of the spiritual utility of an […]

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Worldwide preparations ahead of Thy Kingdom Come global prayer campaign

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on: May 18, 2017 Hundreds of thousands of Christians of all denominations are preparing to take part in the international prayer initiative “Thy Kingdom Come” which starts next week.  What began as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the Church of England last year has quickly grown into an international […]

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