Mission and Discipleship

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Articles from the Archdeacon

The Ven. Richard King, Diocese of Edmonton’s Archdeacon for Mission and Discipleship, has written a series of articles for The Messenger. Following is each of the articles published since the first of the series, which began December 2016: New Archdeacon says, “It’s Mission Jim, but not as we know it” Jesus’ strategy: using mission as […]

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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:

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