God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019

One of the worship services at General Synod 2019, Christ Church Cathedral (Photo via General Synod) God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019 By Martha Tatarnic July 23, 2019 As we wrapped up General Synod 2019 — the Anglican Church’s triennial national meeting — I had a song in my head. … Continue reading “God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019”

The meaning of self-determination: Indigenous Anglican leaders envision future church

By Matt Gardner June 19, 2019 When members of General Synod gather in Vancouver this July, they will vote on an amendment that could give life to a self-determining Indigenous church within the Anglican Church of Canada.  The proposed amendment to Canon XXII would allow the National Indigenous Ministry to make changes to matters specified by the canon without consulting General Synod; bestow the title of archbishop upon … Continue reading “The meaning of self-determination: Indigenous Anglican leaders envision future church”

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”

Becoming the New Creation

Melanie Delva Reconciliation Animator for the Anglican Church of Canada. Living on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Becoming the New Creation It’s been almost 3 weeks since I got home from Sacred Circle, and I’m still processing it. For those unfamiliar, Sacred Circle is the triennial meeting of Indigenous Anglicans … Continue reading “Becoming the New Creation”

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”