Watershed vote as Anglican Church of Canada supports an indigenous church

Posted on: July 19, 2019  Archbishop Fred Hiltz anoints that Anglican Church of Canada’s National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald, as he is raised to the status of Archbishop Photo Credit: Anglican Church of Canada [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada has voted overwhelmingly to approve steps to enable … Continue reading “Watershed vote as Anglican Church of Canada supports an indigenous church”

The meaning of self-determination: Indigenous Anglican leaders envision future church

By Matt Gardner June 19, 2019 When members of General Synod gather in Vancouver this July, they will vote on an amendment that could give life to a self-determining Indigenous church within the Anglican Church of Canada.  The proposed amendment to Canon XXII would allow the National Indigenous Ministry to make changes to matters specified by the canon without consulting General Synod; bestow the title of archbishop upon … Continue reading “The meaning of self-determination: Indigenous Anglican leaders envision future church”

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”

Anglican Church hires two new suicide prevention workers

By Tali Folkins July 11, 2018 The Anglican Church of Canada has hired two new suicide prevention workers as part of its Indigenous ministry. Jeffery Stanley, a master of divinity student at the Vancouver School of Theology, began work June 25; Yolanda Bird, a former member of Council of General Synod (CoGS) with extensive experience … Continue reading “Anglican Church hires two new suicide prevention workers”