Anglican Foundation is Visionary Sponsor for General Synod 2019 Posted in: News- By Matt Gardner The work of the Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) will be front and centre this July when delegates gather in Vancouver for the 42nd General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada. The AFC agreed to be the meeting of General Synod 2019’s Visionary Sponsor. The generous donation of $25,000 will help… … Continue reading "Anglican Foundation is Visionary Sponsor for General Synod 2019"
International funding buys an ambulance to secure future of St Luke’s Hospital in Nablus Posted in: News- Posted on: January 22, 2019 The congregation of St John’s Norwood in Chevy Chase, Maryland, already pay part of a nurse’s salary at St Luke’s Hospital in Nablus - now they have helped to fund an . Photo Credit: AFEDJ An international fundraising campaign in England and the United States has enabled St Luke’s Hospital… … Continue reading "International funding buys an ambulance to secure future of St Luke’s Hospital in Nablus"
Learning to say grace: The theology and politics of eating Posted in: Features- By Norman Wirzba Posted Thu 3 Jan 2019 Updated Thu 3 Jan 2019 Eating has never been a simple or easy act, because for any creature to eat, another creature, whether seen or unseen, must die. This is a holy and humbling mystery no eater can finally evade. Image:fcafotodigital/Getty Images Share Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Mail… … Continue reading "Learning to say grace: The theology and politics of eating"
Loving and Leaving a Church: An Interview with Barbara Melosh Posted in: Books, Reviews- Bearings Online Loving and Leaving a Church An Interview with Barbara Melosh January 17, 2019 By Susan Sink 4 Comments Barbara Melosh’s book Loving and Leaving a Church: A Pastor’s Journey tells the story of a second-career seminarian who arrived at her first pastorate with enthusiasm and high hopes. As she engages with the historical congregation… … Continue reading "Loving and Leaving a Church: An Interview with Barbara Melosh"
Anglican Communion’s ecumenical expert chosen as new President of Thorneloe University Posted in: News- Posted on: January 21, 2019 The Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut will become President, Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Canada’s Thorneloe University from 1 June 2019. Photo Credit: Thorneloe University The Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut, currently Director of Unity, Faith and Order at the Anglican Communion Office, is to leave his current role to… … Continue reading "Anglican Communion’s ecumenical expert chosen as new President of Thorneloe University"
Attention is the Beginning of Devotion Posted in: Features- November 5, 2018 By Kathleen Fisher The line wound through a small lobby in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, inching toward the table where a slight woman sat signing books of poetry. She smiled and acknowledged each person proffering a volume, her newest or one of their favorites. Though embarrassed at being a little star-struck,… … Continue reading "Attention is the Beginning of Devotion"
The three phases of launching a church-based social enterprise Posted in: Features- Bigstock / Makc By Matt Overton Associate pastor, Columbia Presbyterian Church, Vancouver, Washington FacebookTwitterEmailPrint A youth pastor who began a church-based social enterprise shares advice for others interested in this kind of ministry. The three initial phases are discernment, consulting with the community and testing. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Starting a Christian social enterprise is difficult… … Continue reading "The three phases of launching a church-based social enterprise"
Ian T. Douglas: Our job is not to keep the church in business Posted in: Features- Image courtesy of Episcopal Church in Connecticut FacebookTwitterEmailPrint The Episcopal bishop of Connecticut says his role is prodding, challenging, inviting and encouraging the faithful to ask the question, “What is God up to in the neighborhood?” Tuesday, December 11, 2018 As bishop of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, the Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas… … Continue reading "Ian T. Douglas: Our job is not to keep the church in business"
Allan Hugh Cole Jr.: A spiritual life Posted in: Features- "Divine Servant"® is the copyrighted & trademarked creation of Christian artist, Max Greiner Jr. of Kerrville, Texas© www.maxgreinerart.com By Allan Hugh Cole Jr. FacebookTwitterEmailPrint When thinking of the spiritual life, the author and professor of pastoral care harks back to where a Christian life formally begins: baptism. Monday, June 27, 2011 Editor’s note: Allan… … Continue reading "Allan Hugh Cole Jr.: A spiritual life"
Celebrating community in Canada’s North Posted in: Features- By Wayne Holst January 16, 2019 Almost 50 years ago, as a Lutheran synod staff person, I worked with representatives of Anglican, Presbyterian and United churches to create a viable model for church-planting across northern Canada. What started as the Leaf Rapids Ecumenical Parish in Manitoba has now been adapted to other isolated mining, mill-town… … Continue reading "Celebrating community in Canada’s North"
Anglican Consultative Council to bring “fragrance of Christ” to the world Posted in: News- Posted on: January 18, 2019 The next meeting of the triennial Anglican Consultative Council begins in 100 days time, and its Chair, Archbishop Paul Kwong, has said that he hopes it will help the Anglican Communion to bring “the fragrance of Christ” to the world. The 17th meeting of the Council – ACC-17 – will… … Continue reading "Anglican Consultative Council to bring “fragrance of Christ” to the world"
Anglican Communion Secretary General honoured for Nigerian reconciliation ministry Posted in: General, Reviews- Posted on: January 17, 2019 Photo Credit: All photos: Kaduna Peace Commission / Twitter The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has received the inaugural Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation 2019 Merit Award for Excellence in Promoting Religious Tolerance and Peace Building in Northern Nigeria. The award was one of five presented… … Continue reading "Anglican Communion Secretary General honoured for Nigerian reconciliation ministry"
US churches raise money to buy ambulance, save Anglican hospital in West Bank city Posted in: General, Reviews- By David Paulsen St. Luke’s Hospital is a charity hospital in Nablus, West Bank, run by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Photo: AFEDJ, from video [Episcopal News Service] An Episcopal congregation in the Diocese of Washington is rallying its parishioners and other churches behind an Anglican hospital thousands of miles away in the West Bank… … Continue reading "US churches raise money to buy ambulance, save Anglican hospital in West Bank city"
Internaional Development Week 2019 Posted in: Links- PWRDF is proud to be part of a coalition of organizations supporting International Development Week. Since 1990, Canadians have spent one week each year celebrating how Canadian aid is making a difference around the world. This year, Canada is taking leadership to champion gender equality, and the health and rights of girls and women. During… … Continue reading "Internaional Development Week 2019"