December 7, 2016
November 29, 2016
What is the diaconate and where is it going?
More than 25 years have passed since significant reflection on the nature of diaconal ministry within the Anglican Church of Canada took place at the national level. In the ensuing decades, a wide discrepancy in the practice and understanding of the diaconate across the country had developed.
The formation of the Task Force on the Diaconate by the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Committee in 2014 emerged from growing urgency to develop...
October 24, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] Complaints of church-based sexual abuse in Australia’s internal province of Victoria will be investigated by an independent body with its own board of directors. The dioceses of Melbourne and Bendigo have already approved the new structure, which will be considered by the dioceses of Wangaratta, Ballarat and Gippsland next year. The new body is being established by the church but is separate from the dioceses and their archbishop. It will work...
October 18, 2016
WEIRTON, W.VA. (10/18/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has presented a $60,000 One Great Hour of Sharing Domestic Development Grant to Weirton (W.Va.) Christian Center. The presentation was made at the center today by Victoria Goff, ABHMS’ national coordinator of Volunteer Mobilization and Disaster Response Ministries.
The center has been serving families in the Weirton area since 1917, when 13,000 immigrants came to work at Weirton Steel. For the...