‘It’s like a rolling high tide that’s coming’: Indigenous communities prepare for COVID-19

By Joelle Kidd As Indigenous communities across Canada ramp up social distancing and isolation measures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Anglican Indigenous leaders say people are turning to prayer and looking to the past. “Elders have memories, or can give oral recollections, of when pandemics decimated their populations not too long ago. … Continue reading “‘It’s like a rolling high tide that’s coming’: Indigenous communities prepare for COVID-19”

‘Gone by 2040?’ How about ‘Transformed by 2021?’

By David Harrison COVID-19’s tragic spread has launched the church into a staggeringly fast period of transformation, argues Canon David Harrison—one that could change how Anglicans perceive the role and importance of church (and God) in their lives.   It’s time to come clean and admit it. I was a coronavirus skeptic. Oh sure, I … Continue reading “‘Gone by 2040?’ How about ‘Transformed by 2021?’”

Anglican doctor helping to lead international fight against Covid-19 as churches take precautions

A former missionary who previously worked as a senior advisor at the World Health Organisation has been called back into service following the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Ian Smith previously served as Executive Director of the Office of the Director- General and Advisor to the two previous Director-Generals, of the WHO, Dr Margaret Chan and Dr … Continue reading “Anglican doctor helping to lead international fight against Covid-19 as churches take precautions”

Churches turn to live streaming as COVID-19 causes closures, suspensions

By Matthew Townsend     As congregations in the Anglican Church of Canada and across the Anglican Communion experience closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some parishes and dioceses are turning to technology to bridge the physical gaps between members of the church. Below is a partial list of live streams planned for Sunday, March … Continue reading “Churches turn to live streaming as COVID-19 causes closures, suspensions”

Strategy and the church

By Tali Folkins   To many of us, strategy may have strong associations with the powers of this world; the word comes from the Greek strategos, or general, and is of course vital in the domains of war, politics and business. It may come as no surprise, then, that along with the enthusiasm surrounding the … Continue reading “Strategy and the church”