On the marriage canon

By Mark MacDonald June 17, 2019 When non-Indigenous people hear that there is a widespread ambivalence and reluctance among Indigenous Anglicans to change the marriage canon to allow same-sex marriage, they assume that this is a conservative remnant of the work of the missionaries. Non-Indigenous peoples often hold a hidden and unexamined assumption that Indigenous … Continue reading “On the marriage canon”

Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level

  By Susan Little via The Niagara Anglican The Council of General Synod (CoGS) began with the conclusion of General Synod 2016 in Toronto and ends in Vancouver this summer.  CoGS carries on the work between General Synods.  I was privileged to serve throughout this three-year span (2016-2019), called “The Triennium”. Listening and discerning God’s … Continue reading “Glimpses of wisdom and grace while serving at the national church level”

Primate calls for church to show ‘humble humanity,’ practice ‘good disagreement’ in marriage canon discussions

By Joelle Kidd November 23, 2018 Mississauga, Ont. The church should embrace a “humble humanity” and a “way of living together that is more respectful of our dignity as children of God,” Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, said Friday in a report to Council of General Synod (CoGS). The primate, … Continue reading “Primate calls for church to show ‘humble humanity,’ practice ‘good disagreement’ in marriage canon discussions”

How would amended marriage canon affect self-determining Indigenous church, Sacred Circle asks

By Tali Folkins August 15, 2018 The Rev. Manasee Ulayuk, diocese of the Arctic, addresses Sacred Circle Wednesday, August 8. Photo: Tali Folkins   Shortly before it concluded its business Friday, August 10, the ninth Indigenous Anglican Sacred Circle offered a number of suggestions, questions and concerns to the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) … Continue reading “How would amended marriage canon affect self-determining Indigenous church, Sacred Circle asks”