Anglican Church hires suicide prevention workers for northern communities

Jeffery Stanley, left, will handle the church’s suicide prevention work in British Columbia, Yukon and Western Arctic; Yolanda Bird, right, will cover Alberta and Saskatchewan, and, if necessary, also Manitoba and northern Ontario. Photo: Contributed The Anglican Church of Canada has added two new suicide prevention workers to its staff working in Indigenous ministry. Jeffery … Continue reading “Anglican Church hires suicide prevention workers for northern communities”

Becoming the New Creation

Melanie Delva Reconciliation Animator for the Anglican Church of Canada. Living on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Becoming the New Creation It’s been almost 3 weeks since I got home from Sacred Circle, and I’m still processing it. For those unfamiliar, Sacred Circle is the triennial meeting of Indigenous Anglicans … Continue reading “Becoming the New Creation”

Giving Our Thanks and Praise delivers renewed stewardship model for parishes

Giving Our Thanks and Praise delivers renewed stewardship model for parishes By Matt Gardner on September 25, 2018 Facebook Twitter email A new parish giving program is receiving positive reviews from early adopters in the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia. Giving Our Thanks and Praise (GOTP) is a program designed for clergy and lay people … Continue reading “Giving Our Thanks and Praise delivers renewed stewardship model for parishes”

25 years after Peers’s apology, glimmers of ‘true repentance’

By Wayne Holst September 18, 2018 Elder Vi Smith accepts the apology of former primate of the Anglican Church of Canada Archbishop Michael Peers, Minaki, Ont., Aug. 6, 1993. Photo: Anglican Video     How times have changed in the 25 years since former primate Michael Peers offered his apology to Canada’s Indigenous peoples on … Continue reading “25 years after Peers’s apology, glimmers of ‘true repentance’”

A hidden future in the Arctic

By Bishop Mark MacDonald 30 August 2018  In a blog written to mark World Water Week (26 – 31 August), Bishop Mark MacDonald, the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop for the Anglican Church of Canada, writes about the dangers lurking beneath the frozen waters of the Arctic. A potential danger has been recognised in the permafrost … Continue reading “A hidden future in the Arctic”