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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...

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.

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,...

2017 Anglican Journal Appeal raises almost $480,000

The Anglican Journal Appeal, the Anglican Journal’s annual donation campaign, raised $479,956.76 in 2017, bringing the grand total raised in its 24-year history to...

Anglican church’s photo exhibit on homelessness praised by former homeless man

A man who says he spent some time in Toronto’s homeless shelter system is praising a photo exhibit hosted by a downtown Anglican church for shining a light on what it’s like to be homeless in the city.

Now is the time to push for action against homelessness, say Anglican advocates

A coroner’s inquest into the death of a Toronto homeless man has released its recommendations—and now is the time for Ontario Anglicans who care about the homeless to start pushing for government action, some of the city’s Anglican advocates for the homeless say.

Anglican Journal editor resigns

Marites (Tess) Sison, editor of the Anglican Journal, has announced her resignation effective July 13. Sison was appointed editor in 2014, moving from her position...