Diocese of Ontario puts $115,000 toward Indigenous projects

The diocese of Ontario is planning to put the $115,000 that was returned to it under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement to support First Nations-related projects in a variety of ways, including ministry in the  Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, near Belleville, Ont. “We want to prioritize that ministry,” Bishop Michael [...]

New members wanted for archives committee

Are you interested in preserving diocesan history? The Diocese of Ontario Archives Committee welcomes new volunteers to enjoy and contribute time to the preservation of our documentary heritage. The diocesan archives provides safe, secure and controlled storage for non-current parish records, including baptism, marriage and burial records, proof of status [...]

Thy Kingdom Come

The Archbishop of Canterbury has asked that Anglicans around the globe join in “Thy Kingdom Come”; a ten day initiative of prayer that others might know Jesus. Beginning on Ascension Day, parishes are asked to take time to pray, and to encourage their members to make a commitment as well. [...]

County churches to host Rev. Harold Percy

The Anglican Churches of Prince Edward County will host Rev. Harold Percy, teacher, evangelist, innovator, leader and author, from May 2 – May 7 for a series of talks titled: “Discover: an opportunity to explore and share the story of Jesus.” For more information and to register for these inspirational [...]

Earth Day message from Anglican and Lutheran leaders

In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, 2017, we invite you to join us in praying for the humility and discipline to use Earth’s resources wisely and responsibly. Through our Lenten Journey to Easter we have been reminded once again that Jesus offered his whole life and death for [...]

Church Bookroom closes for move to 165 Ontario st.

The Church Bookroom will close on April 22 to move from its temporary home at 306 Bagot St. to its new home at 165 Ontario St. beside the Diocese of Ontario Synod Office. The Bookroom will reopen for business on Monday May 1. Bookroom staff look forward to welcoming customers [...]

Church leaders condemn Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt

At least 44 people have been killed after terrorists linked to Daesh detonated bombs at two Coptic churches in Egypt. The blasts took place Sunday, April 9 – a day when both eastern and western Christian traditions celebrated Palm Sunday. The first bomb was detonated inside St George’s Coptic Church [...]

Hyanto Ministries – Vacation Bible School

This summer, Hyanto Ministries is offering Vacation Bible School(VBS)—a summer program for elementary school aged children. It is an opportunity for children to come together and have fun while learning new skills, developing friendships, building confidence and having fun in a Christian environment. This summer’s program will offer adventure, crafts, [...]

Giving with grace Easter mailing

Formerly Love in Action, Giving with Grace is the annual diocesan appeal that supports both local and national ministry. It is a partnership appeal in support of local, regional, national and international ministries of the Anglican Church of Canada. Just like Love in Action, Your gifts to Giving with Grace [...]

Your Synod Council at work

A meeting of the Synod Council of the Diocese of Ontario was held on Tuesday, March 28 at Christ Church Cataraqui. Some highlights of the meeting include: Hyanto Ministries Board Synod Council listened and discussed a presentation from members of the Hyanto Ministries Board, and approved the following resolution, “Be [...]