On January 11, Hiyab, Arsema and Kidisti* stood outside the Red Cross building on Randolph Avenue in Toronto, facing a hard decision.
In a joint statement
released Wednesday, March 1, the four leaders of the Anglican, Episcopal and Lutheran churches in Canada and the United States call on their churches to “be mindful of the global refugee and migration crises and the injustices and conflicts” that have caused the number of refugees now in the world to be the highest in history.
Today, March 1, Christians around the world will engage in a ritual at least 1,400* years old: Ash Wednesday.
Of the many distressing developments in the civil life of our world, the rise of “alternative facts” is one of the most upsetting.
As dioceses struggle to provide adequate ministry to communities that cannot afford full-time priests, church leaders and theological colleges in the Anglican Church of Canada are exploring new ways to train priests and ministers locally, from mentorship programs to weekend classes to peer-to-peer learning.
In November 1919, a magnificent memorial window was unveiled in the east wall of the Church of St. Bartholomew (Anglican) in Ottawa.
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is committing a total of $50,000 for famine and drought relief in South Sudan and Kenya – $25,000 for each country – it announced Friday, February 24.
A service of rededication has taken place at St Saviour’s Church, in Acre in northern Israel, which was closed in the late1940s.
Until very recently, it was widely accepted that models of governance, administration and decision-making used in government were also appropriate for the church.
Whether we admit it or not, money dominates our daily lives.