March 1, 2017
Remember the Refugees and Migrants: An Ash Wednesday message from the ACC, ELCIC, TEC and ELCA
Ash Wednesday, 2017
On this day many people will participate in a liturgy including the Imposition of Ashes. Some presiders blot these ashes upon our foreheads and we are reminded that we are but dust and to dust shall we return. Others trace them upon our forehead in the sign of the cross, a reminder of the place to where the Lenten journey takes us. Even at the outset of...
February 28, 2017
“We are grieved by the news that two Jewish schools in our area had to be evacuated yesterday due to bomb threats. The Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax...
February 27, 2017
On Monday, February 27, 2017, the Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon for the beginning of Great Lent was released.
The complete text appears below and is available in PDF format for downloading and distribution.
Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon
February 23, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has said that as Anglican educators, bishops and clergy debate how theological education should be adapted to meet the needs of the 21st century church, they should not lose sight of the fact that the final goal is to produce ministers with a “Christ-like character.”
Deepening its ties with the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, the Anglican Diocese of Ontario has allocated funds from its Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation (ACCRC) return to support local First Nations art and culture as well as ministry in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.
Drawing upon its approximately $115,000 return to promote ministry among the Mohawk population was a natural move for the Diocese of Ontario. This decision stems from the diocese’s commitment to healing...
February 21, 2017
February 14, 2017
To fully appreciate the impact of the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) on Anglican thought and worship, one must first understand the sixteenth century world from which it emerged.
For Anglican scholars and academics, careful study of the origins and evolution of the BCP reveal a text that evoked early Christian worship and drew upon medieval Catholic doctrine, while embracing...
February 13, 2017
Founder’s Day 2017
“Let’s Not Forget”
An Extraordinary History – An Incredible Future
The African Methodist Episcopal Church: The oldest traditionally Black Protestant denomination founded on American Soil! As we reflect and celebrate Founder’s Day 2017, we cannot afford to have a memory lapse about our extraordinary beginning. Will and Ariel Durant wrote, “We are the best-informed people on earth as to the...