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”

Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level

  By Susan Little via The Niagara Anglican The Council of General Synod (CoGS) began with the conclusion of General Synod 2016 in Toronto and ends in Vancouver this summer.  CoGS carries on the work between General Synods.  I was privileged to serve throughout this three-year span (2016-2019), called “The Triennium”. Listening and discerning God’s … Continue reading “Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level”

Journeys in Anglicanism

  Journeys in Anglicanism Easter(n) Pilgrims May 13, 2019 Hong Kong Sheung Kung Hui hosts The Anglican Consultative Council 17 My first encounter or understanding of the Anglican Communion came when I was five years old. I was a child of the rectory, and my father was hosting the Archbishop of Canterbury and other important bishops … Continue reading “Journeys in Anglicanism”