It is a Tuesday afternoon in downtown Burlington, Ont., and a small group of people are waiting outside a portable building in the parking lot of St. Christopher’s Anglican Church.
In 1940, Saul Alinsky, author of Rules for Radicals and legendary father of community organizing, spearheaded the establishment of the Industrial Areas Foundation in wartime Chicago.
It has been an issue for almost a hundred years, but this summer Winnipeggers have decided that it is time for the Ojibwa/Ontario Saulteaux First Nation of Shoal Lake Band #40 to get its due, and Anglican voices have been some of the loudest advocating for change.
“We live in a world full of hate. I live in Pequeñas Rosas, in Honduras, which is close to El Bordo. El Bordo is one of the most dangerous places, because they kill you, attack women, and follow you when you aren’t looking.”
Viewed from the street, Chuck Kalnin’s North Kamloops bungalow doesn’t look much different from any of the other houses on his block.
Every summer, social-housing families in Corner Brook, Nfld., trade the bleak streets of their public tenements for the awesome grandeur of Gros Morne National Park.
The mingling of Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries with the laughter of excited children is, on the surface, something of an odd combination. Emanating as they are from St. Peter’s Anglican Church on a Monday morning in downtown Hamilton, Ont., the sounds are stranger still.
On Sunday Sept. 13, the day before Holy Cross Day, Vancouver’s Holy Cross Anglican Church will celebrate two anniversaries—one famous, the other obscure.
The Rev. Judith Alltree is fond of using the phrase “the ministry of small gestures” to describe her work.
Christ fundamentally restructures power systems. In the Beatitudes and in every parable, sermon and directive, he insists that the needs of the most vulnerable be tended first, informing how we organize and prioritize the use of resources.