April 3, 2017
Taking another step towards healing and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada has appointed Ms. Melanie Delva as its reconciliation animator, effective June 1, 2017.
Ms. Delva currently serves as Archivist for the Diocese of New Westminster and the Provincial Synod of B.C. and Yukon, a position she has held for 12 years. During this time, she was part of the pilot project for document collection as part of the Truth and...
[Anglican Communion News Service] At a day-long “creation care fair” held at St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church in Toronto’s Leaside neighborhood, Anglicans and community members had a chance to ask church and secular leaders about how they were responding to the challenge of climate change. Front and center were questions about whether or not the Anglican Church of Canada will divest from fossil fuel companies.
March 24, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Higton, a professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University, has presented the fourth Dr. Rowan Williams Annual CUAC Lecture, sponsored by Colleges & Universities of the Anglican Communion. It was given at Trinity College, Toronto, earlier in March.
In a lecture exploring how universities can be “good” – in the Christian sense – while also being good at the many other things expected of them, Higton defended...
March 23, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, has described the former Archbishop of Toronto,Terence Edward Finlay, who has died at the age of 79, as “one of the Canadian Church’s most widely and highly respected leaders.”
March 15, 2017
Taiwan Church News
6 - 12 March, 2017
Taiwanese Churches and Communities Commemorate 228 Massacre Event Across Northern American Cities
Reported by Chen Yi-fan
In the afternoon on 25 February, a Memorial Service for the 70th Anniversary of Taiwan 228 Massacre was held by Association of Taiwanese Organization in Toronto(ATOT) at Taiwanese United Church in Toronto, Canada....
March 1, 2017
The CRC Campus Ministry at the University of Toronto will be bringing urban missiologist Mark Gornik to Toronto for a series of lectures on March 13 and 14. Gornik’s ground-breaking book, To Live in Peace: Biblical Faith and the Changing Inner City, has been a staple...
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...