Epiphanies

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Praying as the world changes

What does healthy discontent with the church look like?
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Staying the course

PWRDF’s strategic plan shapes a strong future, despite pandemic In 2019, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) unveiled its five-year strategic plan. No...

Focus on fundraising

General Synod isn’t the only body in the Anglican Church of Canada to consider strategic planning of late. The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) recently approved a four-pronged strategy for boosting its fundraising in order to continue operating and providing financial assistance at its current levels.
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North and South

As the Anglican Church of Canada considers its future in an ongoing and evolving strategic planning process, it seems likely to encounter a familiar question: What about the North?
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Zooming in

For the Anglican Church of Canada’s department of Indigenous ministries, embracing Zoom videoconferencing technology has provided a solution to a major problem in the time of COVID-19 lockdowns.
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Long distance

Reimagining church meetings in the era of COVID-19 With the COVID-19 pandemic putting a halt to in-person gatherings, the Anglican Church of Canada—like almost every...
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Fulfilling the covenant

Indigenous Anglicans have long dreamed of a self-determining Indigenous church as part of the Anglican Church of Canada. Now the work is underway to turn that dream into reality.

‘A triennium of transitions’

Pandemic pulls church away from conventional planning The extreme unpredictability brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has meant a radical re-thinking of the Anglican Church...
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Jesus on strategic planning

Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.

On being Church

For many reasons, including the changes brought about by the pandemic, I have found myself reflecting on what it means to “be church”—and in particular, what it means to be the Anglican Church of Canada.

New issue of Epiphanies examines our differences

The spring issue of Epiphanies, the digital magazine published by the Anglican Journal, is now online after a delay due to coverage of the...
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On religion and politics

Over the last few months, as the publication of this issue has been delayed due to COVID-19, the editorial staff and I found ourselves wondering: Will people be interested in an Epiphanies focused entirely on the subject of differences?
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One of the lucky ones

I’m one of the lucky ones. Most queer Christians’ stories are stories of rejection, stories of trauma, stories of being told they’re not welcome in the churches they call home. But that was never my story. I’m one of the lucky ones.
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For all of you are one in Christ Jesus!

The title of this reflection is the latter part of Galatians 3:28. This line summarises the essence of the Christian faith and relates to the prayer of Jesus recorded in John 17:21.
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‘We are always summoned to become different’

Much of Mary Jo Leddy’s work has involved the building of bridges.