UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: March 21, 2019

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination MARCH 21, 2019 Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network (CEARN)  a network of the Canadian Council of Churches   DID YOU KNOW? Racist extremist movements based on ideologies that seek to promote populist, nationalist agendas are spreading in various parts of the world, fueling racism, racial discrimination, … Continue reading “UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: March 21, 2019”

New program helps lay leaders serve with ‘wonder and joy’

By Joelle Kidd February 21, 2019 A new small group program developed by Canon Dawn Davis, faith formation co-ordinator for the diocese of Niagara, aims to help lay leaders deepen their faith and become more confident spiritual leaders.  The program, called Revive, is being released through Forward Movement, a ministry of The Episcopal Church (TEC) in the United States.  Davis first conceived … Continue reading “New program helps lay leaders serve with ‘wonder and joy’”

Episcopal seminaries embrace role as testing grounds for the Way of Love in action

By David Paulsen [Episcopal News Service] At Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, it is being used to frame small group discussions about cultural issues and Friday morning worship. Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary in New York has used it to deepen the seminary’s commitment to justice issues. And at Church Divinity School of … Continue reading “Episcopal seminaries embrace role as testing grounds for the Way of Love in action”

Revive (Resources)

Revive Equipping Lay Leaders to be Spiritual Leaders.   Revive is a small-group discipleship program for active lay leaders to help them grow in confidence as spiritual leaders who love God and want to live a Jesus-shaped life. Ministry in the church is demanding and difficult. Revive is offered to our dedicated lay leaders to give … Continue reading “Revive (Resources)”

Study guide encourages Anglicans to grapple with realities of medical assistance in dying

By Joelle Kidd January 4, 2019 “What does it mean to ‘be present’ to someone who is dying, and to ‘provide care’? What care do I want to experience when I am dying? Can I provide care for somebody who has very different values from mine?” These are some of the questions posed in a study … Continue reading “Study guide encourages Anglicans to grapple with realities of medical assistance in dying”