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Prayer Vigil for Anthony Raine

A vigil for 17-month-old Anthony Joseph Gordon Raine will be held at Good Shepherd Anglican Church, 15495 Castle Downs Road on Tuesday, April 25, 7:00-9:00 pm.

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Synod Scene April 17-23, 2017

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

Lay Reader Ongoing Training Sessions

Lay Reader Training Program

The new diocesan lay reader program features a foundational piece for ministry, in addition to the existing online component and workshops offered on specific pieces.
Bishop Jane Alexander will lead the Christian Foundations course in May, June and August. It will consist of two hours Friday evening and a full-day Saturday session. This course is not mandatory for already licensed lay readers, but is an opportunity for continuing education. It is mandatory for in-training lay readers.

“Am I Called to Ministry?”

Do you have an interest in being a lay reader, lay evangelist or hospital visitor? Please join Bishop Jane Alexander for one of the following “Christian Foundations” courses:

May 12,13: St. Andrew, Camrose
June 2,3: Good Shepherd, Edmonton
August 11,12: St. Augustine Parkland, Spruce Grove

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Bishop’s Visit to Burundi 2017

From Sunday, March 12 to Saturday, March 18 Bishop Jane and Tim Alexander are visiting the Diocese of Buyé, which is the Anglican Diocese of Edmonton’s partner diocese in Burundi. Burundi is a land-locked country in east-central Africa, sharing borders with Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Burundi is dealing with famine […]

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Educational Chaplaincy Gala Dinner and Silent Auction

On May 3rd, come and enjoy a meal with friends of the chaplaincy as we celebrate another year in the life of this important ministry. Get into a bidding war for lots of exciting auction items. Hear speeches from students and faculty about the role of faith in the pursuit of “whatever is true.”

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Partners for Life!

It’s time to roll up your sleeves! Let’s give back to our communities by giving blood to a neighbour in need.
As members of the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) Partner for Life program, members of the Anglican Diocese of Edmonton donated 85 units of blood last year. Our hope is to reach 100 donations by December 31, 2017.

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Synod Scene February 13-19, 2017

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

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2017 – A New Year’s Resolution on Care for Creation

“God created humans in his image, and gave us the responsibility to care for creation as he would. This task can feel overwhelming or as if one individual’s actions don’t matter, but, “The Truth is, that changing light bulbs, while a good start, simply is not enough to restore balance to the creation. We must […]

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EndPovertyEdmonton Moving Forward with Five-Year Road Map

Edmonton City Council has approved funding to advance the EndPovertyEdmonton plan to break the cycle of poverty for 10,000 people in 5 years – the first step along the journey to ending poverty in Edmonton in a generation.

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Buyé Maternity Ward Update

Pictures sent to us the week of October 3rd by the Rev. Dominique Ciza show beds being built for the newly renovated and expanded maternity ward of Buyé Hospital.

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Base Camp 2017

Base Camp Returns July 10-16, 2017! Click here for camper and volunteer registration.

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Prayers for Little Boy Found Near Good Shepherd

Reacting to the tragic news back home of a toddler found dead near Good Shepherd Anglican Church, Bishop Jane Alexander asks for prayers for the little boy: “In London, but my heart is with the people of Good Shepherd and the Castle Downs community this morning: Unbelievable tragedy in the loss of a child’s life in […]

Do you think it would be a good thing to dismantle the Indian Act?

John Borrows is an Anishinabe scholar and expert in Indigenous law.  He spoke at the U of A in 2016. There were many people waiting at the end of his presentation to ask a question or to talk so I sent an email to ask my question. Do you think it would be a good […]

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Synod Scene April 10-16, 2017

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

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Synod Scene April 3-9, 2017

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

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Synod Scene March 20-26, 2017

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

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Winter Adventure Camp 2017

“What a wonderful weekend, and what a wonderful team!” Mark Armstrong, director of the 2017 Full-Moon Winter Adventure Camp, can’t say enough about the volunteers who ran this year’s camp from March 10-12.  “Each contributed to one of the smoothest-running winter camps that I have had the privilege of being a part of.  Lots of […]

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Synod Scene March 13-19, 2017

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

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Synod Scene March 6-12, 2017

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

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