Making ministry Indigenous

By Mark MacDonald February 19, 2019 Since the missionaries arrived, there has been a disciplined and dedicated attempt to make Indigenous churches look, act and feel like their non-Indigenous counterparts. We can say, once and for all, it was a failure. It isn’t that Indigenous congregations don’t have the means or capacity to mimic their … Continue reading “Making ministry Indigenous”

Sacred Circle ponders principles of future Indigenous church

By Tali Folkins August 8, 2018 Members of the ninth Indigenous Sacred Circle, which is being held in Prince George, B.C. this week August 6-11, make their way to the site of the gathering’s opening Eucharist Tuesday, August 7. Photo: Tali Folkins     Prince George, B.C. Indigenous Canadian Anglicans inched closer to having a … Continue reading “Sacred Circle ponders principles of future Indigenous church”

‘This is a spiritual movement’: Discipleship and self-determination drive upcoming Sacred Circle

‘This is a spiritual movement’: Discipleship and self-determination drive upcoming Sacred Circle By Matt Gardner on July 27, 2018 Facebook Twitter email   On Aug. 6-11, the Ninth Indigenous Anglican Sacred Circle will take place at the University of Northern British Columbia campus in Prince George, B.C. The latest gathering of the national decision-making body … Continue reading “‘This is a spiritual movement’: Discipleship and self-determination drive upcoming Sacred Circle”

Threatening to stay

 By Melanie Delva I remember having coffee with National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald in early 2012, not that long after the Mississauga Declaration had been presented to the Anglican Church. I remember so clearly saying to him, “I am sad that Indigenous people want to leave the Church.” The Declaration was a kind of … Continue reading “Threatening to stay”