• Pine Bay Base Camp Returns July 6-12, 2015!

    Register online at http://edmonton.anglican.org/camp/base-camp/

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Synod Scene June 29-July 5, 2015

Weekly Diocesan News Updates including Upcoming Diocesan and Parish Events and Events and Job Listings beyond the diocese.

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Synod Scene June 22-28, 2015

Weekly Diocesan News Updates including Upcoming Diocesan and Parish Events and Events and Job Listings beyond the diocese.

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Youth Farm Day

On Saturday, June 13, youth and families braved the drizzly weather to be part of the first diocesan Farm Day at the Campbellton Farm in Rosalind. After snacks and games, participants toured the pens of chickens, pigs, cows, sheep, and turkeys, learning about how animals are raised and where food comes from. View pictures on Facebook.

Youth Farm Day

Synod Scene June 15-21, 2015

Weekly Diocesan News Updates including Upcoming Diocesan and Parish Events and Events and Job Listings beyond the diocese.

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Synod Scene June 8-14, 2015

Weekly Diocesan News Updates including Upcoming Diocesan and Parish Events and Events and Job Listings beyond the diocese.

Theology of NIMBY

Churches and other organizations attempting to address social problems often run into the issue of NIMBY, or “Not In My Back Yard.” Theology can help frame responses to this issue in a number of ways.

Theology of NIMBY

Theology of Harm Reduction

Harm reduction is an approach to social problems that emphasizes pragmatism and meeting people where they are. It acknowledges that people may not be able to stop engaging in harmful behavior immediately and seeks to alleviate the harm caused by that behavior. The classic example is needle exchange for intravenous drug users, but the principle […]

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ACW Annual Report

Click here to read the Anglican Church Women’s Annual Report.

Ring those bells!
The Anglican Church of Canada is calling on all parishes to ring their bells to commemorate murdered and missing indigenous women between May 31 (the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report) and June 21 (the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer).

Bells ring out a cry for murdered and missing indigenous women

Beginning at 2:00 pm Wednesday June 3 in the Atlantic Time Zone and travelling westward across Canada, bells began to ring, each one resounding 1181 times to commemorate the 1017 indigenous women who have been killed and the 164 who have gone missing in the last three decades. The bells declared to their neighbourhoods and all […]

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Cathedral Anniversary Concert

The 140th Anniversary of All Saints’ Cathedral will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 7:00 pm, with Johann Sebastian Bach’s “The Well-Tempered Clavier – Book One.” This world premiere concert features 24 Preludes and Fugues orchestrated for strings, woodwinds, brass and choir by Michael Massey. Tickets available at All Saints’ Cathedral. For more info,  visit: www.edmontonbachproject.ca POSTER

Sharing Anglicans

Let's work towards a "sharing economy," caring for both our community and our environment. Visit www.share.edmonton.anglican.org to give away or request second hand items. 

To post an item to request or give away, contact Community Development Facilitator John Gee: j.gee@edmonton.anglican.ca / 780-439-7344.

Sharing Anglicans

Sharing Anglicans is a new website for parishes and people in the Diocese of Edmonton to use to exchange items. These can include furnishings, books, equipment, vestments, employment opportunities, or anything else you have that someone else might want. We hope this site will help you do your work and will also help promote the “sharing […]

At All Saints’ Cathedral, May 31 - June 21, join us from 12:10 pm to 12:40 pm for special noon vigils, which will include hearing a story of a Residential School survivor, a time of silence, prayers, and ringing the bells for murdered and missing indigenous women.

22 Days to Promote Healing and Reconciliation

On Sunday, parishes in the Edmonton diocese joined a national church initiative to mark the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). Leading up to National Aboriginal Day (June 21) noon vigils (12:10 pm) will be held for 22 consecutive days at All Saints’ Cathedral, 10035-103 St, Edmonton. These services honouring our diocese’s commitment to healing and reconciliation among indigenous peoples and those with settler backgrounds will include: hearing the stories of Residential School survivors, a time of silence, prayers, and ringing of church bells.

Bishop Jane

Bishop Jane Named Woman of Distinction for Advocacy

Bishop Jane Alexander, Co-Chair of the Mayor’s Task Force to End Poverty, was honoured for her advocacy work at the 33rd Annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards, held May 28 at the Edmonton Expo Centre.

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Synod Scene June 1-7, 2015

Weekly Diocesan News Updates including Upcoming Diocesan and Parish Events and Events and Job Listings beyond the diocese.

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Let Vicky Stay

An important aspect of the issue of poverty in Edmonton is the situation of Temporary Foreign Workers. Click here for information on the case of Vicky Venancio, a member of our Filipino congregation, who is facing deportation after being crippled in a car accident.

JaneVision: Companion Dioceses

Bishop Jane, Executive Archdeacon Alan Perry and Community Development Facilitator John Gee represented the Edmonton diocese at the Consultation of Companion Dioceses in Tanzania. In this week’s installment of “JaneVision” our bishop shares her thoughts on the companion dioceses’ conference, our partnership with the Diocese of Buye and the political unrest in Burundi. You can read about the Companion Dioceses Consultation here.

 

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