The name Evangelical—“based on the good news of the Gospel”—is applied to the young reformed church developed by Martin Luther in the early Reformation.
For most active members of the clergy, the weekly day of rest is, ironically, the day they really hit the ground running.
Under the terms of 2001’s full communion agreement, pastors of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada do not need re-ordination to serve as clergy in the Anglican Church of Canada—and vice versa.
Rocky Mountain House is a resource-industry town of 7,000 souls in west central Alberta. In addition to its thriving activities in oil, gas and forestry, it’s also home to a flourishing experiment in shared ministry.
The Anglican Church of Canada and its full communion partner, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), will gather at the Ottawa Convention Centre from July 3 to 7.
The Council of General Synod (CoGS) has thrown its support behind the proposal to create a new indigenous diocese of the northern Ontario region.
At the July 3 to 7 General Synod, members will be asked to act on various motions dealing with church governance, including a new proposal for deciding clerical and lay membership that could reduce the size of the governing body, as well as amendments to Canon 22, on national indigenous ministry.
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