National Indigenous Day of Prayer – June 21

It is not too late to plan a way to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day–on the day itself and/or in your church on Aboriginal Sunday [first Sunday following National Indigenous Day of Prayer]. There are great resources to help you plan your marking of the day on the Indigenous Ministries [...]

General Synod 2019

This July 10-16, 2019, the Anglican Church of Canada will host the 42nd session of General Synod in Vancouver British Columbia. What issues or business matters will the church be prayerfully considering this General Synod?, and just what is General Synod anyway? Read on to find out more.

Church Bookroom celebration of ministry open house and tea

Join us on June 26 anytime from 2-4pm at the Synod Office for afternoon tea in celebration of over five decades of The Church Bookroom ministry in the Diocese of Ontario. The Bookroom will be closing on June 28, 2019. Stop in at 165 Ontario Street on June 26 to [...]

Service of New Ministry for Rev. Valerie Kelly

A Celebration of New Ministry will be held for Reverend Valerie Kelly on Sunday June 9 at 4 p.m. at Christ Church Gananoque. Valerie begins her incumbency with the Parishes of Gananoque and Rockport on June 1, 2019. Bishop Michael will be celebrating and clergy of the diocese are invited [...]

Diocesan 2018 Audited Financial Statements now online

The 2018 Diocese of Ontario Audited Financial Statements are now online on the diocesan website. View the audited financial statements here.

Church Bookroom closing SALE now on!

The Church Bookroom will close on June 28, 2019. The closeout sale has begun! All regular priced items are now 25% OFF. Excludes specialty orders. All sales final. Loyalty points must be used by June 28, 2019.

Dialogue wins three awards from Canadian Church Press

Our diocesan newspaper, Dialogue, won two first place awards for design and layout and one second place award in the photo essay category at the annual Canadian Church Press awards ceremony held in Winnipeg on May 1, 2019. The Canadian Church Press oversees an annual awards competition that recognizes excellence [...]

Call for nominations – General Synod

Are you interested in offering your skills for the ministry of the General Synod through its Coordinating and Standing Committees? Please read further to see how that may happen. Nominations at General Synod One of the triennial acts of the meeting of General Synod is to elect members to the [...]

PAG workshop highlights new changes to program

Over 40 members of our diocese gathered in person and online at Christ Church Cataraqui Tuesday afternoon for an information session on the current challenges of the PAG (Pre-Authorized-Giving) program, upcoming changes to the program and how these changes will benefit parishes and streamline the PAG process. Weren’t able to [...]

Your Synod Council at work

A meeting of the Synod Council of the Diocese of Ontario was held on Tuesday, April 23 at Christ Church Cataraqui. For Synod Council highlights click the following link: Synod Council meeting highlights. Download minutes from previous Synod Council meetings.