Anglican doctor helping to lead international fight against Covid-19 as churches take precautions

A former missionary who previously worked as a senior advisor at the World Health Organisation has been called back into service following the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Ian Smith previously served as Executive Director of the Office of the Director- General and Advisor to the two previous Director-Generals, of the WHO, Dr Margaret Chan and Dr … Continue reading “Anglican doctor helping to lead international fight against Covid-19 as churches take precautions”

Churches turn to live streaming as COVID-19 causes closures, suspensions

By Matthew Townsend     As congregations in the Anglican Church of Canada and across the Anglican Communion experience closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some parishes and dioceses are turning to technology to bridge the physical gaps between members of the church. Below is a partial list of live streams planned for Sunday, March … Continue reading “Churches turn to live streaming as COVID-19 causes closures, suspensions”

Primate’s update regarding COVID-19

With the declaration by the World Health Organization that COVID-19 is now officially a pandemic, we face the urgent need for everyone to be actively engaged in protecting themselves and those around them. Bishops across Canada are putting in place best practices for that protection in their communities in regular announcements based on local risks. … Continue reading “Primate’s update regarding COVID-19”