Council of General Synod - July 23, 2019

General Synod approves Journal, communications changes
via Anglican Journal
The 42nd General Synod approved changes to the organization of the two committees that have overseen the communications and storytelling efforts of The Anglican Church of Canada, unifying two committees into one and adopting changes related to the mandate, governance and editorial policy of the Anglican Journal.
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  • The next Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops begins exactly one year from today
    via Anglican Communion News Service
    Today marks one year to go until more than 1,000 bishops and spouses from around the Anglican Communion join together for the 15th Lambeth Conference.
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  • Mission to Seafarers chaplains welcome strangers to our shores every day
    Ships in the harbour, ships at dock. Every Vancouverite is accustomed to these sights. But very few of us get a glimpse into life aboard those ships, or to visit the docks, most of which are off-limits to the general public.
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  • Pew cards: Four approaches to communicating “Children Welcome”
    Many churches have welcome cards of some sort in their pew racks along with their prayerbooks, Bibles, and hymnals. If you want your welcome to extend to children, here are four approaches to consider.
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  • This year, ride for women in the DRC
    This year, the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund is riding for women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Find out how you can get involved.
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Marriage Canon

  • Statement from the Arctic House of Bishops
    A statement from the bishops of the Arctic.
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  • Pastoral Letter: Diocese of Caledonia
    Read the Pastoral Letter to the Diocese from Bishop David concerning General Synod 2019.
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  • Bishop's Statement: Diocese of Ontario
    Read the message from Bishop Michael Oulton to the Diocese of Ontario.
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  • God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019
    Ministry Matters' the Rev. Martha Tatarnic, clergy delegate to General Synod, shares her reflections of GS2019.
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