June 18, 2013
If you wish to watch or follow news and events of this year's General Synod and the first-ever Joint Assembly with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, be sure to keep an eye on . . .
Joint Assembly's official web portal at jointassembly.ca will offer:
- Video live streaming of Joint Assembly events and live chat
- Joint Assembly on Demand: Hosted by Evelyn...
June 17, 2013
Young people attending last summer's Sacred Circle in Pinawa, Man., did something unusual: with the help of adult leaders and General Synod staff, they made a video reflecting on seven traditional Indigenous teachings and on how those teachings connect to their own Christian faith.
Young people from across Canada took on many different roles to make this project a reality-from supplying artwork and doing editing work, to appearing in the video itself. They then polished the video for...
June 13, 2013
June 11, 2013
June 10, 2013
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its June 8-10 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted several resolutions, which are summarized below.
Thank British Columbia Bishop James Cowan upon his pending retirement and the ending of his term as liaison from the Anglican Church in Canada to...
June 6, 2013
Evangelism takes many forms for Cuban congregation
June 6, 2013
May 30, 2013
- B’nai B’rith International denounces the United Church of Canada (UCC) for calling upon its two million members to boycott Israeli companies that do business in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
Last week, the United Church of Canada’s general council approved boycotts of Israeli companies Keter Plastic, SodaStream and Ahava. This is a continuation of a resolution passed by the church in August 2012 to boycott...
May 28, 2013
May 24, 2013
Twelve Indigenous leaders from across Canada attended a catechist (faith teacher) training event at General Synod offices in Toronto May 17 to 19. In seven modules, the training equipped leaders with the basics about the Christian faith so they could teach others and strengthen faith locally.
"It's about helping people meet Jesus on their homelands," said the Rev. Canon Ginny Doctor, Indigenous Ministries coordinator.
Each module was led by National Indigenous...