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Roll up your sleeves! Messy Church Canada is growing

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Diana Swift The Rev. David Anderson of St. John the Evangelist Church in Hamilton, Ont., leads a crafts table. Photo: Contributed Jesus was a carpenter—a hands-on teacher with a common touch that brought the news of the kingdom to those on the messy fringes of society. It’s not hard to imagine his presence around a […]

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The next steps forward

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Anglican Journal staff Northwest Territories sun dancers  perform at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Northern National Event held in Inuvik in June 2011. Photo: Marites N. Sison As the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) wraps up its work this month, the Anglican Journal asked four Anglicans to reflect on the following questions: Where […]

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Visit further cements APCI-Montreal partnership

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget The Rev. Isabel Healy-Morrow (L) and Bishop Barbara Andrews (R) of the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (APCI) present Montreal partners Lynn O’Donnell and the Rev. Andy O’Donnell with gifts at the APCI assembly. Photo: André Forget A Montreal priest’s visit to the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (APCI) timed to […]

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Assisted suicide: How about a few second thoughts?

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Adrian Rhodes The Supreme Court ruling on assisted suicide “is an invitation to include everyone, especially the disabled, in the net of potential death,” argues the author. Photo: Bartek Zyczynski (Editor’s note: Adrian Rhodes submitted this opinion piece in response to the April 2015 issue of the Anglican Journal, which discussed the Supreme Court decision […]

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Anglican ecumenist to lead CCC

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Anglican Communion News Service The Rev. Canon Barnett-Cowan shakes hands with her predecessor, Lt-Col. Jim Champ. Photo: Bruce Myers A new chapter of the Rev. Canon Alyson Barnett-Cowan’s lifelong ecumenical engagement has begun with her installation as the new president of the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) on May 14. The current Interim Secretary General of the […]

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Kerry A. Robinson: The spirituality of fundraising and philanthropy

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Bigstock/Nikki Zalewski Kerry A. Robinson: The spirituality of fundraising and philanthropy Instead of being uncomfortable with the task of raising money, Christian institutional leaders should embrace it as an essential part of their work and ministry, the author of a new book on fundraising, philanthropy and spirituality says in this interview. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership Education at […]

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Subsidized Green Building Audits available for parishes

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By General Synod Communications Creation Matters, the environmental working group of the Anglican Church of Canada, has partnered with Greening Sacred Spaces to offer a program subsidizing “green building audits” for parishes. Faith and the Common Good—The Green Building Audit aims to reduce the impact of parishes on the natural environment by helping them find easy, […]

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In the clouds

Posted on: May 18th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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In the clouds (link is external) America: Antonio Spadaro’s newest book, “Cybertheology,” turns its attention to the theological implications of the Internet. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, May 18, 2015

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Frank Griswold: Maybe this is the desert time

Posted on: May 16th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Frank Griswold: Maybe this is the desert time  For the Episcopal Church and mainline Protestantism, this may be a wilderness period, a time of being shaped, formed and made ready to enter the promised land, says a former presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Faith and Leadership at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, May 05, […]

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Author calls for formation to meet challenge of social media

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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    Author calls for formation to meet challenge of social media (link is external) National Catholic Reporter: New book argues compellingly that the church must maintain a focus on the challenges of the information age, particularly when it comes to ministerial formation.   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership  Education at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, May 06, […]

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