(Ret.) Bishop Thomas William Ralph Collings, who was known for having devoted much of his ministry with Canada’s native people, died after a long battle with cancer on July 8 in Winnipeg. He was 76.
When the heads of the Anglican and Lutheran Churches in North America met recently in Toronto, a common theme emerged when they shared developments in their respective churches: all felt a sense of “renewed energy” that they attributed to a “renewed focus on mission.”
Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) member Marie Wilson has commended the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) for taking an active role in forging reconciliation between Canada’s indigenous and non-indigenous people even though it is not one of the churches implicated in the Indian residential schools system.
Two Canadian Anglicans will join the roster of Anglican Communion representatives to two international-level ecumenical dialogues that are being revived after a long hiatus.
A number of years ago I watched a television tribute to Bob Hope. Many different people who had played a significant role in his life took the microphone and sang back to Bob a verse of his signature tune, “Thanks for the Memories.”
In what is sometimes thought of as a dying church, Amanda Longmoore of Plaster Rock, N.B., was not exactly surprised but at least impressed to find that her conversations with about 35 other young Anglican clergy from across Canada has left her with quite a different impression.
Coventry, England, was an inspiring setting for the 24 bishops from
Africa and North America, who met there from May 22 to 25 for the fifth
Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue to talk about
reconciliation within the Anglican Communion and in the world.
Archdeacon Paul Feheley has been named the new national director of the Anglican Fellowship of Prayer Canada (AFP-C).
The other day, as I sat in the barber’s chair, I couldn’t help thinking how wonderfully strange it was. There I was, sitting in this shop surrounded by machismo and boasting, listening to testosterone-fuelled music, and all the while engaged in a deep conversation with my barber about Jesus.
You won’t find much in the way of backpacking stories in Backpacking through the Anglican Communion: A Search for Unity. ... But what you will find in the book are the impressions, insights,
learnings and questions of Jesse Zink, a young Anglican