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Evangelism and revitalization focus of the Anglican Journal’s May issue

The May issue of the Anglican Journal is now online. As editor Matthew Townsend points out in his editor’s letter, things are changing quickly in...

Anglicans find humour during COVID-19 isolation

As the coronavirus pandemic continues across the globe, Anglicans are adapting to a new normal of physical distancing measures, online services and video conferencing....

‘It feels like it could hit you any minute from a different angle’: Diocese...

In recent weeks, many Canadian Anglicans have been working hard trying to find ways of doing church while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

‘Our faith has been growing in this very difficult time’

Anglicans wondering how to pray in the time of COVID-19 might take guidance from Chinese members of their church. For Chinese Anglicans in Toronto, community and prayer have offered hope and strengthened their faith, helping them support loved ones abroad while opposing a wave of anti-Asian racism.

CoGS mulls changes to diocesan giving

As proportional gifts from dioceses to General Synod—voluntary donations that make up nearly 90% of the national organization’s net revenue—enter a third year of...

‘In tune with creation’: How the Anglican Church of Canada is taking on climate...

Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has called on the church to take action on climate change, calling stewardship of the earth and the care of creation “a core responsibility of our faith.”

Evensong renaissance

Last spring, All Saints’ Anglican Church in Huntsville, Ont., decided to try something new.

Toronto, Central Newfoundland dioceses declare jubilee for parishes

Two more dioceses in the Anglican Church of Canada have announced measures to help parishes struggling with finances during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canadian Anglicans respond as pandemic disrupts family life

While concerns grow about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns on families and children, some Canadian Anglicans have been reaching out in new ways to help them.

‘Where there is love’: Reflections on caring in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

The first time I went to Providence Health Care’s Crosstown Clinic on Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside (DTES) was a surreal experience.

Five years after the ‘Syrian surge,’ refugee sponsorship levels remain high. Is it enough?

In the fall of 2019, Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, sent a letter to Jack Palmer-White, Anglican Communion’s permanent...

Resurrection comes to Fort McMurray

For almost four years, Fort McMurray has been recovering from the fire which, at the height of evacuation, forced more than 80,000 people to flee their homes. In the aftermath of the disaster, local churches played a vital role in helping the community rebuild.

When we breathe our last

Around the world, death cafés allow people of all faiths (and of none) to gather and discuss one of life’s greatest mysteries: its end. Before...

Eucharistic feast, fast or famine?

Anglican leaders offer a diverse set of responses and recommendations about Holy Eucharist in the time of COVID-19 Leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada...

Anglican Foundation offers loan payment relief to parishes

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) is extending the repayment period and suspending interest charges on loans to help loanees struggling with financial stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the foundation announced this week.