September 2018 Issue

Andrew Asbil looks around as everyone stands and applauds.

Andrew Asbil elected coadjutor bishop

Primate Hiltz sits on the chancel steps surrounded by young kids.

New scholarship honours Primate

A major new scholarship fund has been created to help clergy and laity attend courses at St. George’s College in Jerusalem, one of the leading ...
A notepad its on a desk near a pen, laptop and phone

How the Creeds shape us

Texting is a non-negotiable aspect of staying in touch with our teenage daughters, and so I’ve adopted many of the abbreviations that make texting such ...
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We always seem to be cooking up plans

Jillian Ruch is an Area Youth Ministry Coordinator for the Episcopal Area of York-Scarborough and chair of the Archbishop’s Youth Ministry Committee (AYMC).  If I ...
Archbishop Colin Johnson walks with a large crowd of people on Danforth Ave.

Church responds to shooting spree

Archbishop Colin Johnson and his wife Ellen joined thousands of people for a vigil on Danforth Avenue in Toronto on July 25 after a man ...

With gratitude

The Niiganni-gichigami (Lake Ontario) Gratitude Walk and Festival on June 8 in Toronto was led by Indigenous elder Wanda Whitebird. After prayers of gratitude and ...

Diocese supports new Indigenous health centre

The Diocese of Toronto has given a $250,000 grant to the Anishnawbe Health Foundation to help build a new Indigenous health and cultural centre in ...

New trust launched at film gala

More than 160 years ago, Bishop John Strachan wrote to the clergy and laity of the Diocese of Toronto, expressing his hope of establishing an ...
Parish News

Rare gift

On the morning of June 2, about 75 parishioners and friends of St. George, Grafton gathered for the opening of the St. George’s Gift Garden, ...

Faith groups share beliefs over dinner

Last summer, St. Peter, Erindale, Solel Synagogue in Mississauga and Masumeen Islamic Centre in Brampton joined forces to offer an Interfaith Peace Camp for children ...
Parish News

Play brings history to life

Not many small Anglican churches have been in continuous ministry for 180 years. And not many can boast that the story of their founding can ...

Church gives LGBTQ youth a safe place

In a conversation with his mother and aunt in 2015, Mylo Woods talked about how difficult it was to be a trans youth. “Everyone was ...
Parish News

‘Castaways’ learn that Jesus will rescue them

St. Andrew, Alliston transformed itself into a deserted island during the week of July 9-13 while it offered a Vacation Bible School for local children. ...

Rain no match for cricketers

Rain couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of cricketers who turned out to play in the annual Anglican Church Cricket Festival in Brampton on June 23. The ...
Parish News

Church celebrates Season of Creation

In 1989, Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I declared Sept. 1 as a day of prayer for creation in the Orthodox Church. Since then, Christian churches of ...
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