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  • Weaving liturgy and mission together

    Weaving liturgy and mission together

    Returning from the National Worship Conference, which brought more than 200 Anglicans and Lutherans together from July 20 to 23 in Edmonton, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, said he thought it was “a sign of health” for the two churches.


    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted July, 25 2014
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  • Anglicans protest sex-trade bill

    Anglicans protest sex-trade bill
    A group of Anglican clergy and laity have taken a stand against Bill C-36, the Conservative government’s proposed legislation whose Scandinavian model shifts the main criminal burden in prostitution from vendors to buyers.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted July, 24 2014
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  • Island church marks 100th year

    Island church marks 100th year
    In 1913, as the clouds of war gathered over Europe, island-dotted Stoney Lake remained the serene jewel of Ontario’s Kawartha cottage region. And serene jewel it still is.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted July, 23 2014
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  • Anglicans and Lutherans gather for worship conference

    Anglicans and Lutherans gather for worship conference

    More than 200 Lutherans and Anglicans from across Canada are gathering this week at the Providence Renewal Centre in Edmonton for the biennial National Worship Conference that runs from July 20 to 23.

     
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted July, 21 2014
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  • Primate calls for peace and prayers

    Primate calls for peace and prayers
    As a five-hour temporary ceasefire between Hamas and Israel expired and fighting resumed today, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, added his voice to the many calling for an end to the violence. 
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 17 2014
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  • Churches provide support for Gaza civilians

    Churches provide support for Gaza civilians
    With the deepening conflict in the Middle East, Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance, a global grouping of church-based agencies working in emergencies worldwide, has announced that it is working with local partners to provide support for civilians who have been wounded and displaced by the ongoing Israeli operation against Palestinian militants in Gaza.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 14 2014
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  • Youth make pilgrimage to Toronto

    Youth make pilgrimage to Toronto
    Growing up in a village of about 500 people in the Magdalen Islands in the Gulf of the Saint Lawrence is, in many ways, a world away from big city life in Toronto. But for 10 young students travelling with a teacher and an Anglican priest, coming to the city in May was meant to be more than tourist trip: it was an urban pilgrimage.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted July, 10 2014
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  • Moxley appointed to Communion network

    Moxley appointed to Communion network
    Bishop Susan (“Sue”) Moxley, well known to Anglicans in Canada and overseas as a passionate advocate for social justice, has been appointed convenor of the Anglican Peace and Justice Network (APJN). The APJN assists the Anglican Communion in addressing peace and justice issues around the world.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted July, 09 2014
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  • Bishop Collings dies at 75

    Bishop Collings dies at 75
    (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.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted July, 09 2014
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  • 'Renewed energy' in Anglican, Lutheran churches

    'Renewed energy' in Anglican, Lutheran churches
    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.”
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted July, 04 2014
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