Why We Worship and Believe

Will Willimon: Why We Worship and Believe An elder in the United Methodist Church, Professor Willimon served as the dean of Duke Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University for 20 years. He returned to Duke after serving as the UMC Bishop of the North Alabama Conference from 2004 to 2012. Willimon is … Continue reading “Why We Worship and Believe”

Outreach conference hears justice work is church work

By Murray MacAdam The “radical, revolutionary” message of Jesus can sustain us when the signs of the times can cause us to lose hope, said Thea Prescod, the keynote speaker at the diocese’s annual Outreach Conference, held Oct. 19 at Havergal College in Toronto. More than 100 Anglicans from across the diocese attended the event, … Continue reading “Outreach conference hears justice work is church work”

Scott Cairns: Words lead you to ideas

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Baptist-born poet Scott Cairns says that Orthodox Christianity provides a meeting place for his two loves — language and Christ. The practice of poetry prepared him for the practice of worship, in a blending of theology and art. Monday, October 21, 2013 Prayer, worship, language, creation and mystery are bound up together for Scott … Continue reading “Scott Cairns: Words lead you to ideas”

Psalms express ‘the whole gamut of experience and expression’ in disaster response, conference hears

By Joelle Kidd August 1, 2018 “We certainly will not prevent disaster or violence, but how we pray, sing and are present truly does matter,” Chad Fothergill told attendees of the National Anglican and Lutheran Worship Conference July 17. Photo: Joelle Kidd Worship as a response to disaster was the theme of this year’s National Anglican … Continue reading “Psalms express ‘the whole gamut of experience and expression’ in disaster response, conference hears”

In Richmond Hill, dementia-tailored worship ‘stirs the soul’

By Tali Folkins June 26, 2018 Ron Wilson, right, leads a dementia-friendly service in the chapel of St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Richmond Hill, Ont. Photo: Contributed   A small Toronto-area not-for-profit is partnering with an Anglican church to provide worship services tailored to people suffering from dementia. Since December 2017, Memory Lane Home Living, an … Continue reading “In Richmond Hill, dementia-tailored worship ‘stirs the soul’”