St. George’s Cathedral to receive cross of nails as member of the international Community of the Cross of Nails

St. George’s Cathedral has been welcomed as a new member of the Community of the Cross of Nails (CCN) and the Canon for Reconciliation appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rev. Sarah Hills, will be present at the Contemplative Celtic Eucharist on November 5 at 5 p.m. to present [...]

General Synod Archives now online

The databases of the General Synod Archives are online and available for searching including the archival descriptions, official statements, press releases, journal articles and photographs. The online archival file descriptions primarily date from before 2001 and do not include records that contain high levels of personal information. The library (published [...]

Parish of All Saints South Grenville leads Cuba hurricane relief

On September 9, the Caribbean island of Cuba received a devastating category five direct hit on the northern, eastern and central areas of the country. The result was massive destruction of homes, personal property, crops and infrastructure. Doreen and Wayne Thornhill and Kathy and Tom Colwell are leading an effort [...]

People of faith have duty to fight climate crisis: Indigenous Bishop

I believe that we are called to protect the natural world. This is important to me as both a member of the clergy and an Indigenous Canadian. I am resolved that human-caused climate change will not continue to devastate the world I cherish. Thankfully, I am not alone. This month, [...]

Anglican Foundation supports theological education

The Anglican Foundation has a long history of providing grants and bursaries to support theological  education in Canada. It supports students in the traditional divinity programs across the country, and it has also branched out to support atypical programs that meet the changing needs of today’s theological students and the [...]

CRA: charity auctions-gifting and receipting

Canada Revenue Agency recently posted two new videos in their educational series on gifting and receipting. The new videos relate to charity auctions and address when you can issue donation receipts at charity auctions, how to determine the advantage amount, and the 80% rule for winning bids…[watch the videos now].

Make a world of difference with PWRDF Christmas cards

PWRDF Christmas cards let you send your Christmas greetings and spread the word about PWRDF at the same time. Each pack contains 12 cards and envelopes of one of either Christmas Caravan or Three Kings designs, with the same inside message, “For we have seen his star in the East [...]

Justice and Peace Commission survey

The Justice and Peace Commission, a joint commission of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston and the Anglican Diocese of Ontario seeks to celebrate and renew our commitment to social justice. A survey was printed in the Fall 2017 issue of Dialogue asking parish leaders to better help the Commission [...]

CRA: gifting and receipting for charities

Wondering about whether gifts of services, websites or software is receiptable or not? Watch these videos about services on CRA’s charities and giving webpage.

Your Synod Council at work

A meeting of the Synod Council of the Diocese of Ontario was held on Tuesday, September 26, at Christ Church Cataraqui. Some highlights of the meeting include: The Hyanto Ministries Board presented Synod Council with a highlights review of the summer VBS operations. Approximately 100 children participated in total. The [...]