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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.

‘We are creatures of dust who cry out to God’: Ephraim Radner on pandemic...

Within the Anglican Church of Canada, the Rev. Ephraim Radner has become known for giving voice to positions that some find controversial, challenging or,...

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...

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.

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.

Dioceses announce millions in aid for cash-strapped parishes

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit church finances from a number of directions at once. Restrictions on public gatherings have meant an end—for now, at...

‘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.

Anglican Foundation grant funds training for parenting program

Freely received, freely given: Helping subscribers and donors understand how Anglican fundraising organizations distribute donations. A $10,000 grant from the Anglican Foundation of Canada is...

Jubilee in the pandemic?

As finances tighten for millions of Canadians, Anglicans call for levelling the playing field—and perhaps conducting our business in new ways. To explain his understanding...

‘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.

An unmistakable sign

Though the church of my youth taught about the Second Coming of Christ, there were not many specifics, nor was there much guessing about when, where and how.