Our Ministries

ACW – The Beginnings

The WA, now ACW, was started in 1886 by Roberta Tilton and six of her friends. The organization’s official name became The Woman’s Auxiliary to the Board of Foreign and Domestic Missions of the Church of England in Canada. Its purpose was to raise funds for the missions of the Church. The groups were organized […]

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ACW Diocesan Board

The Board of the diocesan Anglican Church Women is comprised of representatives from each region and several executive positions. The Board meets several times a year to conduct business as it arises, and to plan for the Annual Meeting of the women of the diocese. In former years, the meeting – a welcome opportunity for […]

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Anglican Church Women (ACW)

“The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength” Currently, 21 parishes have active ACW branches in the diocese: St. Columba, Beaumont St. Andrew, Camrose St. John, Cold Lake All Saints’, Drayton Valley St. Mary, Edgerton Good Shepherd, Edmonton St. David, Edmonton St. Faith, Edmonton St, Matthias, Edmonton St. Michael, Edmonton St. Stephen, Edmonton St. Timothy, Edmonton […]

Theological Students

The Anglican Diocese of Edmonton currently has theological students studying in several institutions across Canada and in the United States, including: Newman College, St. Albert, Alberta; College of Emmanuel and St. Chad, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and Wycliffe College, Toronto, Ontario; These students come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, all with a common interest in […]

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Teens Encounter Christ

Teens Encounter Christ is a young adult weekend that stemmed from the Roman Catholic Cursillo movement in Lansing, Michigan in 1965. It has grown and spread throughout the Anglican, Lutheran, and United Churches, in many countries throughout the world. In our Diocese, the first TEC weekend occurred in 1993. The weekend is designed to introduce […]


Hospital Chaplaincy

Do you or a family member need to be in the hospital? Anglican pastoral support is available. Notify your rector about the hospitalization and make sure to identify yourself or your family member as Anglican during the admission process. A roster of clergy chaplains and trained hospital visitors make weekly visits to Edmonton and area hospitals […]


Alpha is a ten-week course designed as a practical introduction to the basics of Christianity with plenty of opportunity for debate and discussion. The style of Alpha is deliberately friendly and informal. Each week people get together for a meal, a talk on topics such as “Who is Jesus?”, “Why Did Jesus Die?” and “How […]