Walking home from a riveting lecture on Christianity and peace, I had just started to cross the quiet intersection that leads to my neighbourhood when a black SUV, creeping past the stop line, hesitatingly pulled through the intersection and cut me off.
A scene from the opening service of the Anglican Consultative Council 2016 meeting in Lusaka, Zambia. Photo: ACNS Lusaka, Zambia The outgoing chair of the Anglican Consultative Council says ACC-16, which concluded here April 19, formed a unique…
While the government has now tabled legislation to clarify the laws around assisted dying, responses from some members of the Anglican Church of Canada’s task force on assisted dying reveal that the church—and Canadian society—remain divided about how widely available assisted dying should be.
A Vancouver rectory is set to become one of the newest of a number of intentional communities recently planned or launched by Anglicans in Canada.
An April 18 Anglican Consultative Council marathon resolution-passing session saw ACC members take stands on climate change, gender justice, safe church environments, youth involvement in the communion, solidarity with persecuted people, and interfaith and ecumenical relations, among other issues.
In November 2015, Elizabeth Murray was invested into the Order of the Diocese of New Westminster at the nomination of Bishop Melissa Skelton. “It was awesome. I felt humbled and honoured,” said the British Columbia octogenarian.
When General Synod meets in Richmond Hill, Ont., July 7-12, the worship will focus on getting back to the roots of the Anglican liturgy, according to the Rev. Martha Tatarnic, chair of the General Synod 2016 worship committee.
Modernity has not been kind to those upholding the truth of the gospel as well as the authority and unity of the church.
On February 29, the House of Bishops dropped a bombshell when it issued a statement that they were “not likely” to muster enough votes among themselves to pass a draft resolution allowing same-sex marriage in the Anglican Church of Canada.
I have heard elders describe the way of life God desires and designs for every creature as “the good walk.” This is, I believe, a dynamic translation of the word Bimadiziwin, which means to live and also, to walk. To live is to walk. Elders use it to holistically describe ethics, spirituality, sociology and psychology in a comprehensive term—they are all needed for the good walk.