Council of General Synod - July 24, 2019

Sudbury churches helping the downtown and its people
via The Sudbury Star
About seven years ago, Dr. Robin Bolton had the idea of forming a Downtown Churches Group to coordinate the outreach ministries of a group of churches in Sudbury’s downtown area.
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  • Much needed work still to be done on Cape Breton’s second oldest Anglican Church
    via Cape Breton Post
    The Christ Church (Diocese of Nova Scotia & P.E.I.) has stood for 173 years in South Head, Nova Scotia. With official heritage status and a grant from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality given in August 2018, volunteers say it will go a long way.
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Marriage Canon

  • Diocese of Central Newfoundland: Concise statement around marriage canon
    From Bishop John Watton: "My initial Pastoral statement following General Synod contained quite a bit of information. I encourage a deep reading of it even as I provide a more concise statement around the Marriage Canon."
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  • No decision yet on same-sex marriage for local Anglicans: Bishop says more consultation needed
    Anglicans in the Sudbury area who belong to the LGBT community and wish to be married in the church will have to wait a bit longer to find out whether or not that's going to happen.
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Upcoming

  • August 19-24 (McKee's Mills, New Brunswick): St Michael's Youth Conference, ages 13-19. Click here for more

  • September 27-29 (Parry Sound, Ontario): Algoma Layreaders' Conference. Click here for more

  • Saturday, October 5 (Diocese of Niagara): Ride for Refuge. Funds raised through the Ride for Refugee will support the Diocese's refugee sponsorship program and enable them to respond generously and compassionately to the global refugee crisis. Click here for more

  • Saturday, October 19 (Toronto, Ontario): Diocese of Toronto Outreach & Advocacy Conference. Workshops on living land acknowledgements, rural and small-town outreach, creative housing initiatives, responding to eco-grief and more. Also includes a youth program (ages 11-18). Click here for more

Video

  • Canadian designer has a bold vision for Notre Dame's future
    via CTV
    Anglican and designer Stephen Rowe has come up with a design for a new roof and spire for Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, including a garden in the sky.
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