Celebrating community in Canada’s North

By Wayne Holst January 16, 2019 Almost 50 years ago, as a Lutheran synod staff person, I worked with representatives of Anglican, Presbyterian and United churches to create a viable model for church-planting across northern Canada. What started as the Leaf Rapids Ecumenical Parish in Manitoba has now been adapted to other isolated mining, mill-town … Continue reading “Celebrating community in Canada’s North”

“Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity

Posted on: January 16, 2019 Photo Credit: Jaefrench / Pixabay Churches in many parts of the world will be taking part in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity from Friday, under the theme “Justice and only justice you shall pursue”. This year’s material, published jointly by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) … Continue reading ““Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity”

The ecumenical Christmas letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

Posted on: December 20, 2018  The Archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Christmas letter to churches around the world “As Christians we have good news” And opening their treasure bags they gave him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh (Matthew 2. 11). Gift giving is a tradition in almost all countries and cultures. Gifts value and honour … Continue reading “The ecumenical Christmas letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby”

Historic Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on the Holy Spirit published

Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: November 2, 2018  The historic Agreed Statement between Anglican and Oriental Orthodox theologians on the Procession and Work of the Holy Spirit has been published. The statement was signed last October after lengthy discussions by members of the Anglican Oriental-Orthodox International Commission (AOOIC). It was published at this … Continue reading “Historic Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on the Holy Spirit published”

Archbishop Justin visits Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul as ICAOTD meets in Cyprus

Posted on: October 22, 2018  The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul on Friday. Photo Credit: Lambeth Palace The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, was in the Turkish capital Istanbul on Friday for a “cordial and informal” meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople – the spiritual leader … Continue reading “Archbishop Justin visits Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul as ICAOTD meets in Cyprus”