Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells Council of General Synod (CoGS)

By Joelle Kidd March 15, 2019 Mississauga, Ont. In his final address to Council of General Synod (CoGS) as primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz told the council to “take stock of the journey so far.” The primate’s talk covered topics including Indigenous self-determination, the proposed amendment to the marriage canon, … Continue reading “Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells Council of General Synod (CoGS)”

Anglican, Episcopal UNCSW delegates open second week with evensong at St. John the Divine

By Lynette Wilson Episcopal UNCSW delegates Chiseche Mibenge, Diocese of El Camino Real, left, and Michele Roberts, Diocese of Delaware, stand together March 17 during a tour of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York. The 63rd annual United Nations Conference on the Status of Women is underway at U.N. headquarters. … Continue reading “Anglican, Episcopal UNCSW delegates open second week with evensong at St. John the Divine”

Power For Life: Inspirational Guidance for Daily Living

POWER FOR LIFE Inspirational Guidance for Daily Living, by David Preston Sharp Wood Lake Publishing, Kelowna, BC. March, 2019 $24.95 Trade Paper. 246 pages. ISBN #1-77343-159-8Publisher’s Promo:Spiritual growth and learning involve change in behaviour. Just like it is not easy to swing a golf club and hit a great drive every time, daily living is … Continue reading “Power For Life: Inspirational Guidance for Daily Living”

Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary

Posted on: March 13, 2019  Rebekah Clingan dressed as Mrs Cecil Frances Alexander during a praise service in St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, to mark the hymn writer’s 200th anniversary. Photo Credit: Clogher Diocese The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a themed praise evening in Enniskillen, … Continue reading “Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary”

Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London

Posted on: March 12, 2019 Photo Credit: All photos: Picture Partnership / Westminster Abbey [ACNS, by Lucy Cowpland] Senior members of Britain’s royal family, led by Queen Elizabeth II, attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey yesterday (Monday). The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states, all of … Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London”