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Ten new members elected to ACIP

Prince George, B.C. The Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP), which guides Indigenous ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada, will have mostly new faces...

MacDonald calls for discipleship as heart of future Indigenous church

Prince George, B.C. If an Indigenous expression of the Anglican Church of Canada is to be effective, it will be by putting Jesus at the...

Sacred Circle ponders principles of future Indigenous church

Indigenous Canadian Anglicans inched closer to having a spiritual organization of their own Tuesday, August 7, as the ninth Indigenous Anglican Sacred Circle, meeting in Prince George, B.C., August 6-11, pondered a document proposing guiding principles for the future church.

‘Theologized faith’ means having more than platitudes to offer

After a disaster or tragedy, says the Rev. Canon Dr. Lizette Larson-Miller, some of the most common questions that people ask are also the...

Psalms express ‘the whole gamut of experience and expression’ in disaster response, conference hears

Worship as a response to disaster was the theme of this year’s National Anglican and Lutheran Worship Conference, which took place July 16-19 in...

Crafting liturgy in a time of disaster

When disaster strikes, where is the Church? What do we have to offer? How do we pray? These were the questions posed by the Very...

Indigenous family finds ancestors in spirit in General Synod archives

For Archdeacon Larry Beardy, priest at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church in Split Lake, Man., genealogy is not a mere hobby. His family...

Church can offer support to those dealing with traumatic stress, panel of first responders...

When Brad Cameron started work as a paramedic 36 years ago, he says, he was a “fledgling” Christian, and his first ever ambulance call...

Toronto Anglican churches open doors in the wake of mass shooting in city’s Greektown

Two Anglican churches in Toronto are offering space for prayer after a shooting in Toronto, Ont., Sunday night, which left two dead and 13...

National Worship Conference hears disaster memorials can teach us to ‘talk less, do more’

The church can learn to respond to disaster by looking at the ways disasters are memorialized, attendees of the National Anglican Lutheran Worship Conference in Victoria, B.C., heard Tuesday, July 17.

‘For the church in Cuba, it’s a happy day’: Hiltz

A resolution to admit the Episcopal Church of Cuba into The Episcopal Church (TEC) has been approved by TEC’s General Convention.

‘Prayer is what God does in and through us’: C of E bishop

On May 12, participants at a conference of the Anglican Fellowship of Prayer (Canada) in Cochrane, Alta., were treated to a “powerful” presentation that “engaged everyone completely” for two and a half hours, says event organizer the Rev. Bonnie Luft, priest-in-charge at Saint Francis of Assisi Anglican Church in Airdrie, Alta.

Prayer beyond words

For Kalyn Falk, connecting to one’s own body is a powerful experience. Falk is a writer and spiritual director in Winnipeg, Man., where she is...

Anglican Church hires two new suicide prevention workers

The Anglican Church of Canada has hired two new suicide prevention workers as part of its Indigenous ministry.

Qu’Appelle bishop sees hope for reconciliation during cross-Canada bike ride

So far, diocese of Qu’Appelle Bishop Rob Hardwick has cycled 4,148 km, braving both scorching and freezing temperatures. He has passed through 13 dioceses,...