Outreach conference hears justice work is church work

By Murray MacAdam The “radical, revolutionary” message of Jesus can sustain us when the signs of the times can cause us to lose hope, said Thea Prescod, the keynote speaker at the diocese’s annual Outreach Conference, held Oct. 19 at Havergal College in Toronto. More than 100 Anglicans from across the diocese attended the event, … Continue reading “Outreach conference hears justice work is church work”

Grandma’s songs set overture to Presiding Bishop’s faith journey

Music speaks to the soul, keeps us marching, Curry tells Canterbury audience By Matthew MacDonald Associate Editor As a child, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry would listen intently as his grandma sang hymns at the kitchen sink. Familiar tunes gave meaning to holy words. Even in her darkest moments of despair, as her daughter lay dying … Continue reading “Grandma’s songs set overture to Presiding Bishop’s faith journey”

Engage – A Theological Field Education Toolkit by Mathew Floding

ISBN# : 9781442273498 Engage A Theological Field Education Toolkit Edited by Matthew Floding – Foreword by Lucinda Huffaker Theological field education, in which a ministry student steps out of the classroom and begins practicing with the supervision of a mentor, is a critical part of accredited ministry programs. Engage equips both students and their supervisor-mentors … Continue reading “Engage – A Theological Field Education Toolkit by Mathew Floding”

Papal embrace for new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome during Mauritius visit

Pope Francis delivers a speech in Port Louis on 9 September 2019 during his visit to Mauritius Photo Credit: Vatican Media / Reuters   [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] The visit of Pope Francis to Mauritius on Monday brought fresh energy and confidence to Christians in the country, according to the Bishop of Mauritius, Ian Earnest, … Continue reading “Papal embrace for new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome during Mauritius visit”

‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference

Panel gathered to explore the question ‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ 16 September 2019 The Sant’Egidio community began a “Peace with no borders” conference in Madrid on 15 September, gathering religious leaders from all over the world to address each other on migration, the environment, dialogue and inclusion. World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. … Continue reading “‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference”