Mitigating burnout

By Tali Folkins In 2017, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby told the Church of England’s General Synod that being a parish priest was the most stressful job he had ever had. “It was isolated, insatiably demanding and I was on the whole working without close colleagues—and that wears people down,” said Welby, who has also … Continue reading “Mitigating burnout”

Christians of all denominations unite around the world to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”

Posted on: May 29, 2019 Pope Francis delivers a message for the Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer. Photo Credit: Thy Kingdom Come Christians around the world are preparing to pray individually, in churches, in ecumenical gatherings and in large-scale beacon events, as part of this year’s Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer. … Continue reading “Christians of all denominations unite around the world to pray “Thy Kingdom Come””

Christians around the world observe Anglican Communion Sunday this weekend

Posted on: May 24, 2019  Christians from all over the world will pray for the Anglican Communion on Sunday (26 May) – the feast day of St Augustine of Canterbury. The member Churches of the Anglican Communion were first asked to set aside a Sunday for prayer for the Anglican Communion in 2002, when the … Continue reading “Christians around the world observe Anglican Communion Sunday this weekend”

When God settles the waters

By Matthew Townsend April 24, 2019 Before moving to Canada, I lived in Rochester, New York, where I worshipped at a Lutheran-Episcopal church plant. The congregation, which sat in a circle, began every service with a simple chant from Psalm 46: “Be still and know that I am God.” The chant served as a reminder, … Continue reading “When God settles the waters”

Thy Kingdom Come: Archbishops invite global Church to pray for people to come to faith

Posted on: April 8, 2019 The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Justin Welby and John Sentamu, have invited Christians around the world to pray for more people to know Christ. The invitation comes in the run-up to the now-annual Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer, which runs from Ascension to Pentecost. The invitation was … Continue reading “Thy Kingdom Come: Archbishops invite global Church to pray for people to come to faith”