The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a public health crisis.
As the tumultuous year 2020 drew to a close, and as Canadian Anglicans looked towards another year of uncertainty, the Anglican Journal informally surveyed members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) about the presentation on the national church’s strategic planning process they’d heard Nov. 6.
With a new year beginning, the January Anglican Journal takes a look at the Anglican Church of Canada at the closing of an unusual and difficult 2020.
The Anglican Church of Canada’s Faith, Worship and Ministry (FWM) Committee is hoping the next General Synod will see a full communion agreement with another denomination: the Moravians, Council of General Synod (CoGS) heard Nov. 8.
I ask God to give me the words he wants me to speak for him.
Since mid-March, when churches in the diocese of Quebec began to close for in-person worship, Joan Boeckner, 75, a parishioner at Quebec City’s Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, has not been going to church.
General Synod’s department of Indigenous Ministries is adjusting its pastoral support program to better respond to increasing levels of pandemic-related stress in Indigenous communities across Canada, says National Indigenous Archbishop Mark MacDonald—work in which Resources for Mission (RfM), the national church’s fundraising arm, has been a valuable partner.
L'Avent marque le début de notre année liturgique et nous plonge dans l’attente de la venue du Messie.
The first months of the pandemic were filled with grief for all that we had lost.
The people who come from other countries to work on Canada’s farms have never had it particularly easy—but the pandemic has added a sharp...
The Anglican Church of Canada has a new online bookstore—and ordering books and other resources should be faster and easier as a result, the church staffer tasked with managing the switch to the new e-store says.
Concerns about mental health are growing as the church settles into an often-stressful “semi-permanent pattern of living and working” as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, told the Council of General Synod (CoGS) which met online Nov. 6-8.
People who have crossed our border, and the people who live south of it, are a prominent theme in this month’s Anglican Journal.
You move through Kent Monkman’s art exhibit Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience encountering found objects from Canadian museums, large canvases in the grand manner of European and American history paintings, and three-dimensional installations that tell the story of Canada from the all but erased Indigenous perspective.
Theological colleges across Canada have adapted their teaching models to the COVID-19 pandemic, as online and remote learning become the new norm. In seminaries that...