Resources available for Jerusalem Sunday

  By Matt Gardner With the second annual observance of Jerusalem Sunday just around the corner, a number of new liturgical resources are available online for parishes planning to join the celebration on May 17. Links to the resources can be found on a single convenient web page. The resources include information about Jerusalem Sunday, … Continue reading “Resources available for Jerusalem Sunday”

Sing Hallelujah! A Video Hymnal

  A Video Hymnal No musician? No problem! This new collection of DVDs will add vitality and joy to your singing, whether the setting is worship in small congregations, seniors’ residences, small groups, or at funerals. Sing Hallelujah! videos show musicians performing well-known songs from Voices United, More Voices, and beyond—with a touch of karaoke. … Continue reading “Sing Hallelujah! A Video Hymnal”

Parish invites church members on eco-ministry trip to Costa Rica

  By Matt Gardner Members of the Parish of Glengarry in the Diocese of Ottawa are set to embark on a journey to Costa Rica in February 2016 to learn about ecological ministry—and spots are still available for any Anglicans across Canada who wish to join them. Clergy and parishioners—in an effort to advance the … Continue reading “Parish invites church members on eco-ministry trip to Costa Rica”

Boy in need gets new ride from Anglican Foundation

By Matt Gardner A boy in St. John’s, Nfld., is the owner of a new manual wheelchair, thanks to the Anglican Foundation of Canada and its Kids Helping Kids Fund. Ten-year-old James Renouf received his gift following a request to the Foundation by Rhonda Noseworthy, a social worker at the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation … Continue reading “Boy in need gets new ride from Anglican Foundation”

Registration open for Christian Zionism conference

       By Matt Gardner Canadian Anglicans are invited to join members of other traditions at an upcoming conference that will explore a belief many see as one of the biggest obstacles to peace in Israel and Palestine. Presented by the Canadian Friends of Sabeel, Seeking the Peace of Jerusalem: Overcoming Christian Zionism in … Continue reading “Registration open for Christian Zionism conference”

Window of opportunity

By Marites N. Sison    (This article first appeared in the March issue of the Anglican Journal.) The newspaper’s website, anglicanjournal.com, has launched Eyewitness, Special Coverage of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). The web page compiles the newspaper’s extensive and award-winning coverage of the TRC national events, beginning in 2010 in Winnipeg. The collection of … Continue reading “Window of opportunity”

Prayers for peace in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt and beyond

A prayer service at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch, Damascus, Syria.   This Lenten season, the World Council of Churches (WCC) invites its member churches to pray on Sunday 29 March for those affected by wars in the Middle East, especially in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt. The season of prayer is meant to revive … Continue reading “Prayers for peace in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt and beyond”

Imagine what you could do with $10,000…

Beginning in 2014, the Anglican Foundation of Canada will set aside $50,000 each year to encourage and fund innovative ministry-related projects through a Request-For-Proposals process.  Responding to one of the Marks of Mission, this year’s focus is new community service or outreach projects that involve interfaith collaboration. 5 one-time grants of up to $10,000 are … Continue reading “Imagine what you could do with $10,000…”

Project editor shares insights into making of Anglican directory

Project editor Janet Thomas holds up a copy of the 2015 Anglican Church Directory. By Matt Gardner For most church members, the release of the 2015 Anglican Church Directory means having an up-to-date source of information on dioceses, parishes and clergy across the country. For those who produce the directory, however, its release marks the culmination … Continue reading “Project editor shares insights into making of Anglican directory”

An online journey into Lent (Resources)

By Anglican Journal staff The Lenten season, which starts on Ash Wednesday, is traditionally observed as a period of fasting, prayer and reflection on the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus. Photo: Bakhur Nick The Anglican Church of Canada has created a web page with a wide range of resources to help Canadian Anglicans observe Lent, … Continue reading “An online journey into Lent (Resources)”