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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...

Bishop: Basic income about ‘what’s right to do for people’

On May 3, the Anglican Church of Canada published a letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for a guaranteed basic income (GBI)...

Anglican spiritual care practitioners talk COVID-19 (Part 1)

Much has changed since COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus SARA-CoV-2, was declared a global pandemic in March—including the suspension of in-person church...

Julian of Norwich: ‘A theologian for our time’

The pandemic swept through Europe with terrifying speed, leaving in its wake a staggering death toll and severe economic dislocation.

‘A gift to the primates’

April 30 marked the end of an era at Church House as Archdeacon Paul Feheley concluded 16 years of ministry as principal secretary to the primate.

Archbishop Melissa Skelton announces retirement, episcopal election

Archbishop Melissa Skelton, bishop of the diocese of New Westminster and metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of BC and Yukon will retire February 28,...