National News

Sorrento Centre community meal program helps feed the multitude in B.C.

Since the last week of March, the Sorrento Centre has prepared more than 6,000 quality nutritious meals for those in need—working with its partners to distribute them throughout the Shuswap area of B.C., including the city of Salmon Arm.

Reduced costs, continuing gifts help church avoid employee hour reductions

Reduced costs for travel, meetings and Anglican Journal distribution, along with continuing support from the dioceses, have allowed the Anglican Church of Canada to avoid cutting work hours of its staff despite challenging times, the Council of General Synod (CoGS) heard June 13.

‘Be strong and bold!’ A message from the primate for 2020 graduates

Everyone looks forward to those moments in our lives that mark something significant.

At first virtual meeting of CoGS, primate shares hopes, challenges facing the church

Council of General Synod, the executive body of General Synod that typically meets biannually, will be meeting in regular one-day virtual sessions via Zoom...

Sovereignty and safety concerns front of mind for Indigenous communities warding off COVID-19

Prayers over Keeyask On May 22, freezing rain pelts down on northern Manitoba’s Provincial Road 280, the north access road to the site of the...

Jubilee in Central Newfoundland focuses parishes on intentional mission

A renewed focus on mission guides the diocese of Central Newfoundland as it embarks on a time of jubilee.

Faith guides Anglican directing emergency response in Fort McMurray

As director of emergency management for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Scott Davis has helped oversee the city’s response to ongoing crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic and severe flooding.

Indigenous church plans online gospel jamboree

Indigenous Anglican leaders are hoping an online gospel jamboree planned for this Friday will help lift spirits weighed down by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dioceses begin to announce plans and safety measures for reopening churches

As several Canadian provinces announce timelines for reopening businesses closed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Anglican dioceses across the country have...

June issue offers snapshot of COVID-19 responses

The June issue of the Anglican Journal is now online. In this issue of the Journal, we explore the impact of COVID-19 on Anglicans and...

Anglicans, Lutherans gather online in multilingual Pentecost video

The Book of Acts relates that the first Christian Pentecost saw the disciples, as they gathered in one place, suddenly inspired to declare the wonders of God in a range of languages, so that visitors from places as far away as Persia and Rome were each able to recognize their own languages being spoken (Acts 2).

‘Delightful,’ ‘a little weird,’ or ‘downright repellent’? Anglicans talk evangelism

Not all Anglicans are comfortable with evangelism—and yet Anglicans may be uniquely poised to speak the gospel to society today, say some leaders of evangelism in the Canadian church.

Got ideas on what the church should be doing? Now you can have your...

Members of the Anglican Church of Canada who would like to help shape the church’s next strategic plan can now submit their views online, Council of General Synod (CoGS) heard Friday, March 13.

Anglican spiritual care practitioners talk COVID-19 (Part 3)

Previous installments of this story can be found here: Part 1, Part 2 Much has changed since COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus SARA-CoV-2,...

Anglican spiritual care practitioners talk COVID-19 (Part 2)

Read Part 1 of this story here. Much has changed since COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus SARA-CoV-2, was declared a global pandemic in...