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Earth Day 2018 message from Anglican, Lutheran leaders

In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, 2018, we invite you to join us in praying for the humility and discipline to use Earth’s resources wisely and responsibly. We begin by praying the Rule of Life, from Gospel-based Discipleship of Indigenous Ministries of the Anglican Church of Canada: Creator [...]

BVOR refugee support still needed

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has stated that they are now witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. An unprecedented 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 22.5 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18. [...]

Thank you to our Diocese of Ontario volunteers

This week, Canada is celebrating National Volunteer Week with the theme “Celebrate the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community.” Volunteers are the core of our diocesan ministry and the fabric of our community. From those who lead worship, teach Sunday school and lead youth ministry, organize [...]

Camp Hyanto Sunday is April 15

The camping season is almost here and so is Camp Hyanto Sunday. This is a great opportunity for every parish to highlight the important youth ministry taking place within the life of our diocese. It is also an opportunity to for all of our parishes to remember, pray for, and [...]

Homelessness Sunday – April 22

April 22 has been designated Homelessness Sunday to focus on the issue of homelessness. The crisis of homelessness and housing affordability increases marginalization and social isolation for many of our most vulnerable citizens. This crisis has been identified as a priority area for action by the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario, [...]

Green Group invites you to pray for water on World Water Day

Gracious God, grant us humility to see the ways we take water for granted. Keep us from seeing water as a commodity to be used for making money. Change the hearts of those who use water to create conflict or strife. With water you sustain life. Have mercy on all [...]

Diocesan Consultation Meetings on Marriage Canon 21

All members of our diocese are welcome to attend these consultation meetings in April on Marriage Canon 21. The Marriage Canon Resolution from General Synod 2016 will be reviewed along with discussion leading up to our diocesan synod in November 2018, and our diocesan obligations leading forward to General Synod in [...]

PWRDF nominations for honorary associate

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is now seeking nominations for honorary associate to the Board of Directors.  If you are aware of an outstanding individual or group with a record of exemplary service to PWRDF through their volunteering of time, dedication, talents and gifts, we would be pleased [...]

Homelessness Sunday – April 22

April 22 has been designated Homelessness Sunday to focus on the issue of homelessness. The crisis of homelessness and housing affordability increases marginalization and social isolation for many of our most vulnerable citizens. This crisis has been identified as a priority area for action by the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario, [...]

Good Friday Walk of the Cross

Everyone is invited on Good Friday to participate with Bishop Michael and our Primate Fred Hiltz in the Walk of the Cross from St. Paul’s to St. George’s in Kingston. “What a witness and testimony to our faith in making that walk through the streets of the city of Kingston [...]