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Bugandan P.M. visits Canadian church

Posted on: August 31st, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

  By Leigh Anne Williams   Prime Minister Charles Peter Mayiga of the Kingdom of Buganda in Uganda with Canon Isaac Kawuki-Mukasa, Africa relations co-ordinator for the Anglican Church of Canada at the church’s national offices in Toronto. Photo: Leigh Anne Williams The prime minister and a delegation of officials from the Kingdom of Buganda in […]

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Back to Church Sunday 2014

Posted on: August 28th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Links

  Back to Church Sunday Back to Church Sunday is about inviting back to church those who used to attend, and ensuring that everyone who visits his or her local church will be warmly welcomed. Back to Church Sunday started in 2004 in Manchester, England, and is now one of the largest invitational church initiatives […]

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Justice Camp 2014

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

  By Henriette Thompson Justice Camp 2014 has ended. As I write, a few final good-byes are being said. On Wednesday, newly returned from an immersion visit of 14 people to the oil/tar sands of northern Alberta, I was bereft of words when asked, “How did the immersion go?” Today, I have begun to find […]

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Feisty And Fearless: Glimpses into the Life of Lois M. Wilson

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Books, Reviews

  “FEISTY AND FEARLESS:   Glimpses into the Life of Lois M. Wilson”   by Janice L. Meighan   United Church Publishing House, Toronto ON April, 2014. 327 pages. $26.95/$16.90 CAD Kindle edition $9.50 CAD ISBN #978-1-55134-214-6.     Review By Wayne A. Holst   Publisher’s Promo: Meet the many sides of Lois M. Wilson: Moderator, […]

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Using Technology to Support Congregational Goals (Resources)

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Computers

  Resources Using Technology to Support Congregational Goals What is the least technology you need to achieve the most for your congregation? How do you decide which technological advances to integrate and which to pass by? Using the latest in church management software to illustrate, this article, one of the many technology resources offered by […]

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NMC Summer School 2014 – Its A Wrap!

Posted on: August 24th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

  NMC SUMMER SCHOOL 2014 – IT’S A WRAP! 80 students, faculty and tutors gathered for the 29th annual Native Ministries Consortium summer school July 7–18 this year. The unanimous NMC decision to hold summer school regardless of the VST temporary relocation to interim space in Epiphany Chapel and St. Andrew’s Hall proved to be […]

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Primate pays tribute to deacons

Posted on: August 24th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
General, Reviews

  By Cydney Proctor   Deacons are “the feet, the hands, the heart, the voice of Jesus…you are that salt, that flavours for good, ” Archbishop Fred Hiltz told members of the Association of Anglican Deacons in Canada, which met recently in Halifax. Photo: Cydney Proctor   The Association of Anglican Deacons in Canada (AADC) doesn’t […]

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Sheer silence

Posted on: August 24th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Features

  By Vianney Carriere       “To seek silence is to seek God; to love silence, to learn the beauty of stillness, is to invite God to touch us and our lives.” – Text and photo by Vianney Carriere.   (Editor’s Note: The following article is republished from the Spring 1999 issue of MinistryMatters, a […]

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Confusion, relief over residential school ruling

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Discussion

  By Leigh Anne Williams   The Ontario Superior Court ruling applies only to testimony given in private by former Indian residential school students to the Independent Assessment Process. Photo: Kuzma     Some former students of Indian residential schools are concerned and confused about an Aug. 7 Ontario Superior Court ruling that testimony about the abuse […]

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The rising tide of anti-Semitism

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Discussion

  By Diana Swift   There is a noticeable spike in anti-Semitic acts each time there’s a conflict in the Middle East, says  a Montreal-based Jewish advocacy organization. Photo: Giovanni Dall’ Orto/Wikimedia Commons     Is Gaza an impetus or an excuse? Berlin: “Jews to the gas!” Paris: “Death to the Jews!” Milan: “Nuremberg trial for Israel!’ […]

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