Golden Threads from Heaven

Golden Threads from Heaven Melanie  Delva Excerpt: “Strong Hearts” newsletter, May 15, 2019      April 7, 2019 No one knows the “absolute” answer on how to bring about reconciliation between Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples, and those of us whose peoples displaced them, according to Debra Sparrow, a Musqueam weaver, artist and … Continue reading “Golden Threads from Heaven”

Human trafficking consultations wrap up in B.C.

By Matt Gardner May 22, 2019 The last of four regional consultations across the Anglican Church of Canada on how to end human trafficking and modern slavery took place on April 2-5 at the Bethlehem Centre in Nanaimo, B.C.  The gathering, which brought together approximately 20 representatives from the Province of B.C. and Yukon, highlighted … Continue reading “Human trafficking consultations wrap up in B.C.”

Listening to the Heartbeat of the Church: How Anglicans responded to the Primate’s call

By Matt Gardner May 22, 2019 Eight months after Primate Fred Hiltz invited the Anglican Church of Canada to come together in conversation circles for prayer and reflection, the Heartbeat of the Church exercise drew to a close in May. The primate’s invitation in September 2018 coincided with the 125th anniversary of the General Synod and sought to help Anglicans reflect on their … Continue reading “Listening to the Heartbeat of the Church: How Anglicans responded to the Primate’s call”

Anglican Consultative Council changes the way the Communion “receives” ecumenical texts

Posted on: May 2, 2019 The Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut addresses members of the Anglican Consultative Council Photo Credit: ACNS   [ACNS, by Lucy Cowpland] The Anglican Consultative Council has adopted new procedures for the official recognition of agreed statements from mandated ecumenical dialogues. The decision was taken this week by members at the … Continue reading “Anglican Consultative Council changes the way the Communion “receives” ecumenical texts”

“Green reformation” consultation renews commitment to care for creation

Photo: Marietta Ruhland/WCC 15 May 2019   Over 30 seasoned theological educators, emerging theologians and researchers, church ministers and practitioners engaged in grassroots adult education gathered at the Ecumenical Institute Bossey, near Geneva, Switzerland, 12-15 May, to reflect on eco-theology and theological education. “Your commitment to eco-theology as a theme for ecumenical theological education is … Continue reading ““Green reformation” consultation renews commitment to care for creation”