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Preparing for the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer

Since May 31, the Anglican Church of Canada has been engaged in 22 Days of Healing and Reconciliation, deepening learning, prayer and action focused on the Anglican Healing Fund. The church across Canada has focused on the Fund’s commitment to healing and support for community-based Indigenous language recovery projects, a [...]

Has your parish applied for a diocesan covenant grant yet?

Has your parish undertaken a covenant ministry initiative? Through this covenant initiative, parishes are encouraged to strengthen an existing ministry and intentionally develop a new ministry. To help with your parish covenant, funding is available through grants of up to $500. Find out more about parish covenants and how to [...]

Longtime Wolfe Island church warden to be honoured

On June 11, Wolfe Island’s Anglican Parish will celebrate Sherman Niles’ 62 years of service as warden, serving both Trinity and Christ Church. Niles, a lifelong resident of Wolfe Island, recently retired from this post; however, he remains a regular Sunday service attendee. The celebratory service will be held at [...]

Diocese of Ontario Clergy Day

Clergy gathered at St. Peter’s Collins Bay for the second of this year’s quarterly clergy days. Judy Robinson of the General Synod Pension Office made a presentation to the clergy on the pension, long term disability and continuing education plans. Alex Pierson and Archdeacon Wayne Varley presented information on HR, [...]

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day

This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous Peoples. In cooperation with Indigenous organizations, the Government of Canada [...]

Wardens and Treasurers workshops go digital

Last Saturday, the Diocese of Ontario hosted its annual wardens and treasurer workshops. For the first time, the workshop was hosted at the synod office in Kingston and live telecast through GoTo Meeting software to locations in Bath and Brockville. Participants at the satellite locations had the opportunity to speak [...]

Learn. Pray. Act.

As our church participated in the closing ceremonies of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on May 31, 2015, we marked the 22 days between then and National Aboriginal Day as 22 Days for Healing and Reconciliation. Across Canada, church bells rang, and people prayed and learned in community about the [...]

Wardens and treasurers workshops-May 27

On May 27 the Diocese of Ontario will offer wardens & treasurers workshops for clergy, wardens, treasurers and others in parish leadership. This year, wardens and treasurers will be updated on the new diocesan vision and strategy approved at our last Synod along with the revisions to the diocesan canons [...]

Summer Fruit for Souls-July 25-28

Sponsored by the Lay Reader’s Association and the Diocese of Ontario, this conference is open to all interested lay people who wish to attend. This conference will focus on training, learning and development in Christian ministry within an Anglican context. Download registration form. Deadline for registrations is June 1.

Wardens and treasurers workshops

On May 27 the Diocese of Ontario will offer wardens & treasurers workshops for clergy, wardens, treasurers and others in parish leadership. This year, wardens and treasurers will be updated on the new diocesan vision and strategy approved at our last Synod along with the revisions to the diocesan canons [...]