Both friendly and
intense”—that’s how the Rev. William Harrison describes the latest phase
of the dialogue between representatives of the Anglican Church of
Canada and the United Church of Canada after the last of three annual
meetings wrapped up at the Vancouver School of Theology on Jan. 16.
Trent Bell usually does photo shoots of beautiful architecture, interior
design and landscapes that are destined for the glossy pages of
magazines such as Condé Nast Traveler or Design New England. But
searching for a more personal project that would stretch him creatively
and diversify his portfolio led him to very different subjects in a very
different place—taking portraits of inmates in the Maine prison system.
“Scores of female church workers were massacred last month as they sought refuge at a church in the central South Sudanese town of Bor,” according to a report from World Watch Monitor (WWM).
As a teenager, Christiana Joan Clark would stay after class and passionately argue points with her history teacher.
Aldo, the doe-eyed liturgical donkey of the Anglican diocese of Quebec—a local celebrity in his own right—is featured on the cover and inside the diocesan 2014 calendar, the sales of which will benefit the diocese’s green ministries.
With its theme of “Church for Every Context,” the annual Vital Church
Planting (VCP) conference launched on January 30 at St. Paul’s, Bloor
Street, in Toronto. Sponsored by the Anglican diocese of Toronto and
Wycliffe College’s Institute of Evangelism, the conference brings
inspirational speakers and how-to workshop leaders together each year to
explore new directions for the missional church.
Thank heaven for iTunes. And Bose audio. Without these technological tools the 11 congregations in the far-flung parish of southeast Labrador would have no organ, and some even no choral music at Sunday services.
Two key moments relating to the ordination of women have been seared in the memory of the Rev. Dawn Leger, an associate priest at Christ Church Anglican in Stouffville, Ont.
The bishop of the Anglican diocese of Huron, Robert Bennett, has deposed the Rev. George Ferris, a retired Anglican priest who faces up to five-and-a-half years in prison for five counts of sexual offences dating back to the 1980s.