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”

Two new suffragan bishop positions created for northern Manitoba and Ontario

The Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh, which includes parts of both Manitoba and Ontario, will soon be gaining two new Indigenous suffragan bishops—one for the northern region of each province. Two new suffragan bishop positions created for northern Manitoba and Ontario By Matt Gardner on May 14, 2018 Facebook Twitter email   In the Diocese … Continue reading “Two new suffragan bishop positions created for northern Manitoba and Ontario”

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”