Proposed New Westminster tithe could mean millions for Indigenous causes

By Tali Folkins June 25, 2019 via Anglican Journal The bishop of New Westminster says she’s looking forward to working out the details of a future tithe on the sale of church property in the diocese to fund Indigenous communities and programs. The diocese’s synod, which met May 24-25, passed a motion requesting the diocese … Continue reading “Proposed New Westminster tithe could mean millions for Indigenous causes”

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”

CoGS may discuss amendment to same-sex resolution this month, Hiltz says

By Tali Folkins, with files from Joelle Kidd Anglicans may have a better idea of what sort of amendment, if any, is likely to be proposed to a resolution on same-sex marriage in less than two weeks, says Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. “Whether or not we have any kind … Continue reading “CoGS may discuss amendment to same-sex resolution this month, Hiltz says”

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”

Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples looks ahead to 2018 Sacred Circle

Anglican Healing Fund Coordinator Esther Wesley speaks at the February 2018 meeting of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples. L-R: National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald, Donna Bomberry, Esther Wesley, Caroline Chum. Submitted photo Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples looks ahead to 2018 Sacred Circle By Matt Gardner Facebook Twitter email   Plans for this … Continue reading “Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples looks ahead to 2018 Sacred Circle”