Meditation for Resilience

How do we gain the strength to work with life situations that are difficult and stressful? Resilience is certainly important but how does a person develop more resilience? For millennia meditation has been used to develop a personal centre — a place of peace and tranquility that people can go to at times of turbulence … Continue reading “Meditation for Resilience”

Anglicans, Lutherans gather online in multilingual Pentecost video

By Tali Folkins The Book of Acts relates that the first Christian Pentecost saw the disciples, as they gathered in one place, suddenly inspired to declare the wonders of God in a range of languages, so that visitors from places as far away as Persia and Rome were each able to recognize their own languages … Continue reading “Anglicans, Lutherans gather online in multilingual Pentecost video”

Gathering at the river – an Online Gospel Jamboree

Gospel Jamborees have a long history in Indigenous communities, going back to a time when Indigenous peoples gathered to sing Christian hymns – as a means of coming together, praying for one another, worshipping God, spreading the Good News, and also as a means of faithful and courageous resistance to colonization. Within the Anglican Church … Continue reading “Gathering at the river – an Online Gospel Jamboree”

PWRDF – Prayers & Reflection every Thursday Online

Join PWRDF on Zoom every Thursday at 1 p.m. ET for a short service of prayers and a reflection. Our guest reflectors have included Primate Linda Nicholls, PWRDF Board member Rev. Canon David Harrison and Wade Zamechek of Village Health Works, our partner in Burundi. Approximately 50 participants have joined in the past weeks from … Continue reading “PWRDF – Prayers & Reflection every Thursday Online”

Together in One Place – A Pentecost service of ecumenical prayer and fellowship 

Date and Time Sat, 30 May 2020, 3:00 PM EDT Location Online Event Description Amid the unique challenges and opportunities of this year’s COVID-19 pandemic, leaders of The Canadian Council of Churches’ member churches will gather “together in one place” (Acts 2:1) in ecumenical friendship and prayer this season of Western Pentecost / Eastern Ascension. … Continue reading “Together in One Place – A Pentecost service of ecumenical prayer and fellowship “