A vibrant church life in Arctic surroundings

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service Rev. Emilie Steenholdt, vicar in Nuuk Parish. Photo: Claus Grue/WCC. 05 August 2019 *By Claus Grue In Greenland’s fast-growing capital, Nuuk, finding an empty seat in one of its two churches isn’t always easy. Whether at Sunday worship, concerts or other activities, … Continue reading “A vibrant church life in Arctic surroundings”

Chinese ministry grows, evolves in Vancouver and Toronto

By Matt Gardner May 27, 2019 The two cities chosen to host the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in 2019 and 2016 are distant in a geographic sense, but similar in their diversity. Demographically speaking, Vancouver and Toronto are two of the most multicultural cities in the world.   A key component of that diversity … Continue reading “Chinese ministry grows, evolves in Vancouver and Toronto”

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”

‘God just places the call on your heart’: Theology students aspire to an uncertain future

By Tali Folkins April 15, 2019 Note: Ivy, Hubschmid and Upton, none of whom were raised as Anglicans, explain what brought them to Anglicanism in a companion piece to this article.  Hearing the call in a secular age Christine Ivy always knew that becoming a priest would mean uncertain career prospects. But she began to … Continue reading “‘God just places the call on your heart’: Theology students aspire to an uncertain future”

Joshua Benton: Putting the social in social media

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Finding the right tool isn’t the answer to communicating online. Social media has to have the tenor of human conversation to be effective, says Joshua Benton. Monday, October 26, 2009 The start of a social media strategy should be the question, “What is it that our audience needs that we can provide?” said Joshua … Continue reading “Joshua Benton: Putting the social in social media”