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    ‘Servant leadership’: an interview with Archbishop Fred Hiltz on the primate’s role Posted in: Features- By Tali Folkins March 13, 2019 According to the canons of the Anglican Church of Canada, the primate’s role is to “lead [the church] in discerning and pursuing the mission of God.” To find out the primate’s own view on the nature of his leadership, the Anglican Journal sat down with Archbishop Fred Hiltz, who has… Continue reading "‘Servant leadership’: an interview with Archbishop Fred Hiltz on the primate’s role"
    Video: Dr. Rowan Williams receives honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Huron University Posted in: Links- Video: Dr. Rowan Williams receives honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Huron University Dr. Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, receives honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Huron University Archbishop and Primate Fred Hiltz was present to provide a citation for the honorary degree recipient. Click here for video ______________________________________________________________ Anglican Church of Canada, News from… Continue reading "Video: Dr. Rowan Williams receives honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Huron University"
    Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells Council of General Synod (CoGS) Posted in: General, Reviews- 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 Posted in: General, Reviews- 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"
    UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: March 21, 2019 Posted in: Links- UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination MARCH 21, 2019 Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network (CEARN)  a network of the Canadian Council of Churches   DID YOU KNOW? Racist extremist movements based on ideologies that seek to promote populist, nationalist agendas are spreading in various parts of the world, fueling racism, racial discrimination,… Continue reading "UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: March 21, 2019"
    Power For Life: Inspirational Guidance for Daily Living Posted in: Books, Reviews- 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"
    Being empowered to lead: The women in northern Argentina who are finding their voice Posted in: Features- Posted on: March 14, 2019 The Deborahs and a bus they hired to get to parenting meetings. Photo Credit: Diocese of Northern Argentina Women are playing a key role in reconciliation in remote areas of northern Argentina, as this feature, which was first published in the June 2017 edition of Anglican World magazine, explains. Mision… Continue reading "Being empowered to lead: The women in northern Argentina who are finding their voice"
    International Anglican Family Newsletter: Families under pressure: How can Churches respond? Posted in: Links- International Anglican Family Newsletter The latest International Anglican Family Network newsletter is now on line! Click here: Families under pressure: How can Churches respond? Our March 2019 Newsletter captures reflections, stories and hopeful conclusions from the IAFN Regional Consultation for Central Africa held in October 2018. Participants from Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe, assisted by a day's consultation… Continue reading "International Anglican Family Newsletter: Families under pressure: How can Churches respond?"
    Religious communities in the Solomon Islands Posted in: Discussion- By Brother Christopher John SSF 15 March 2019 The Minister General of the First Order Brothers of the Anglican Society of St Francis, Brother Christopher John SSF, writes about the training of novices by the religious communities in Melanesia. I’m writing this, the first of a regular blog, in the Solomon Islands where I’m with… Continue reading "Religious communities in the Solomon Islands"
    Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours Posted in: News-   Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours By Fred Hiltz, Archbishop and Primate on March 15, 2019 Facebook Twitter email Our hearts are aching for Muslims across our country and around the world in the wake of the massacre of so many faithful Muslims in the midst of their Friday prayers in Christchurch, Aotearoa-New… Continue reading "Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours"
    Archbishop Welby warns against “cultural imperialism” in evangelism to other faiths Posted in: Features- Posted on: March 14, 2019   The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivering the lecture “Good news for everyone? Evangelism and other faiths”, at Lambeth Palace last night (Wednesday). Photo Credit: Lambeth Palace The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has warned against “cultural imperialism” and called for Christians to be sensitive and seek genuine dialogue… Continue reading "Archbishop Welby warns against “cultural imperialism” in evangelism to other faiths"
    Amy Butler: God’s up to something; will the church be part of it? Posted in: Features- Photo courtesy of The Riverside Church FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   As the church becomes pushed to the margins of society, it gains remarkable freedom, the senior minister of The Riverside Church says in this interview. If we have the courage to live into the gospel, who knows what could happen? Tuesday, July 28, 2015 After decades in… Continue reading "Amy Butler: God’s up to something; will the church be part of it?"
    Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary Posted in: General, Reviews- 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"
    Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource Posted in: Links- Posted on: March 13, 2019 Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at the launch of his economic and ecological justice roadmap for churches yesterday (Tuesday). Photo Credit: Ivars Kupcis / WCC A resource rooted to the congregation level of churches’ engagement in ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World Council of… Continue reading "Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource"