PWRDF Advent resource 2018 Posted in: Links - PWRDF is pleased to offer our annual Advent resource, a collection of daily scripture readings, reflections, stories and prayers to take you through the 24 days of Advent. This year the Reverend Robert Mitchell, a parish priest in the Diocese of Toronto, draws parallels between the stories of women in the Bible and the … Continue reading "PWRDF Advent resource 2018"
World AIDS Day – December 1, 2018 Posted in: Links - World AIDS Day (which also launches the start of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week in Canada), is a time for reflection: on what has been achieved with regard to the national and global response to HIV, and what still must be achieved. World AIDS Day is a day dedicated to commemorate those who have passed on and to raise … Continue reading "World AIDS Day – December 1, 2018"
PWRDF proud to partner with Nobel Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege Posted in: News - Richard Librock, PWRDF’s External Program Funding Manager, and Zaida Bastos, Director of Development partnerships, celebrate working with Dr. Denis Mukwege (centre) at a recent visit to Panzi House in the Democratic Republic of Congo. October 26, 2018 By Mike Ziemerink Facebook Twitter Google+ Email The co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018, … Continue reading "PWRDF proud to partner with Nobel Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege"
CoGS may discuss amendment to same-sex resolution this month, Hiltz says Posted in: General, Reviews - By Tali Folkins, with files from Joelle Kidd Anglicans may have a better idea of what sort of amendment, if any, is likely to be proposed to a resolution on same-sex marriage in less than two weeks, says Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. “Whether or not we have any kind … Continue reading "CoGS may discuss amendment to same-sex resolution this month, Hiltz says"
Joachim Fricker remembered as gifted liturgical innovator Posted in: News - By Tali Folkins Joachim Fricker, former suffragan (assistant) bishop of the diocese of Toronto and one of the principal authors of the Book of Alternative Services (BAS), will be remembered for his brilliance and his friendly personality as well as his gifts as a liturgist, say some of the people who knew him. Fricker, who … Continue reading "Joachim Fricker remembered as gifted liturgical innovator"
Episcopal Church – 2018 Advent Resources Available Online Posted in: Links - Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs New Advent resources for congregations, dioceses, and communities of faith include the Spanish translation of Journeying the Way of Love Advent curriculum, translations of Preparing to Become Beloved Community Advent curriculum in Spanish and Haitian Creole, as well as a Sermons That Work compilation of Advent and Christmas selections, … Continue reading "Episcopal Church – 2018 Advent Resources Available Online"
Sunday morning in a refugee camp Posted in: General, Reviews - By The Revd Canon Dr Stephen Spencer 14 November 2018 The Director for Theological Education in the Anglican Communion, the Revd Canon Dr Stephen Spencer, recounts a recent visit to an Anglican church in the South Sudanese Diocese of Kajo-Keji, in exile in Uganda. In January 2017 the people of Kajo-Keji in South Sudan fled … Continue reading "Sunday morning in a refugee camp"
A New High Posted in: Features - By Martha Tatarnic Martha serves as the rector of St. George's Anglican Church in St. Catharines. Her book "The Living Diet" is set to be published in 2019. Image via Shutterstock A New High ‘“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are beneficial. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not … Continue reading "A New High"
Neighbourhood ministry helps homeless in westside Vancouver Posted in: Features - One of the Neighourhood Ministry volunteers known as "angels" helps a homeless man move his belongings in downtown Vancouver. Angels supplement the services provided by the ministry's Mobile Care Unit and others identified by street outreach teams as needing assistance. Submitted photo Neighbourhood ministry helps homeless in westside Vancouver By Matt Gardner The Westside Anglicans … Continue reading "Neighbourhood ministry helps homeless in westside Vancouver"
Liturgies for trauma-sensitive congregations Posted in: Links - With the widespread experience of trauma today, it is estimated that in a congregation of 100 people, 60 of them will have experienced some form of trauma, and 8-10 of them will understand first hand what it’s like to live with the realities of post-traumatic stress disorder. The Anglican Foundation of Canada responded generously when … Continue reading "Liturgies for trauma-sensitive congregations"
Diocesan environment network builds alliances in Nova Scotia and P.E.I. Posted in: Features - Participants engage in a "tree walk" at Pause to Listen: A Spiritual Retreat for Environmentalists. The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Environment Network helped organize the May retreat. Submitted photo Diocesan environment network builds alliances in Nova Scotia and P.E.I. By Matt Gardner Each year parishes and congregations across the Anglican … Continue reading "Diocesan environment network builds alliances in Nova Scotia and P.E.I."
Migrant worker outreach expands from local parish to regional ministry Posted in: Features - Volunteers from St. Alban's serve meals to local migrant workers following the church's weekly Spanish-language worship service. Submitted photo Migrant worker outreach expands from local parish to regional ministry By Matt Gardner Launched in 2013, a migrant worker outreach ministry at St. Alban’s Anglican Church in Beamsville, Ont. has become a hub of local support … Continue reading "Migrant worker outreach expands from local parish to regional ministry"
Francis of Assisi: Evangelist and environmentalist Posted in: Features - Francis of Assisi: Evangelist and environmentalist By Matt Gardner One of the most revered figures in the history of Christianity, St. Francis of Assisi (1181/2-1226) lived a life that embodied some of the most deeply held values that we associate with the faith today. In the centuries since his death, successive generations of Christians have … Continue reading "Francis of Assisi: Evangelist and environmentalist"
Anglican Communion Compass Rose Society Holds Annual Meeting in London Posted in: General, Reviews - Society Focused on Endowment to Support Work of the Communion and Scholarships for Lambeth 2020 Compass Rose Society Posted Oct 30, 2018 The Compass Rose Society, an international charitable organization providing financial support to the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Consultative Council, held its annual meeting in London on October 9 and 10. In … Continue reading "Anglican Communion Compass Rose Society Holds Annual Meeting in London"