Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level

  By Susan Little via The Niagara Anglican The Council of General Synod (CoGS) began with the conclusion of General Synod 2016 in Toronto and ends in Vancouver this summer.  CoGS carries on the work between General Synods.  I was privileged to serve throughout this three-year span (2016-2019), called “The Triennium”. Listening and discerning God’s … Continue reading “Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level”

“Dumpster diving sisters” raise $1,000 for Northern and Indigenous communities by collecting bottles

  Council of the North: Leaders of Hope, People of Hope Facebook Twitter email Sister Margaret and Sister Heather are all smiles as they load bags of empty bottles into their car. Photo: courtesty of Sister Margaret Hayward The deposit on a single alcohol bottle or can of beer isn’t much, but three nuns from … Continue reading ““Dumpster diving sisters” raise $1,000 for Northern and Indigenous communities by collecting bottles”

Resources from the Council of the North

Resources from the Council of the North These resources are available free of charge. View, order and/or download online Northern Witness: A 5-Session Bible Study from the Council of the North Using themes of Solidarity, Mission & Service, Trust & Treasure, Healing and Partnership, this 5-module study uses stories of northern ministry to help illuminate … Continue reading “Resources from the Council of the North”

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”

Moosonee School of Ministry finishes its first year

By Joelle Kidd January 19, 2018 Moosonee School of Ministry students gather in Cochrane, Ont., for a long weekend of lectures and worship. Photo: Archdeacon Deborah Lonergan-Freake On a Saturday night in October, inside Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Cochrane, Ont., a gospel jamboree was in full swing. “Almost everyone was playing a musical instrument … Continue reading “Moosonee School of Ministry finishes its first year”