September 2020 Issue

A female priest holds different coloured masks. Another woman looks on.
Parish News

Unique masks catch on


Walk raises funds for FaithWorks

The Rev. Phil Gearing has a routine. He leaves his house every morning at 6 a.m. and walks 5.5 km, and then walks another 5.5 ...
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Parish News

Priest offers prayers, blessings in parking lot

For the Rev. Richard Webb, interim priest-in-charge at the Church of the Incarnation in Toronto, physical connection is integral to the life of the Church. ...
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Racism is smothering the beauty of God’s creation

Lament is the prayer language for hurting Christians. Lament is a biblical way to share our grief, pain, anger and frustration with God, rooted in ...
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Many seafarers stranded during pandemic

Picture this: after a long 14-hour flight from Sydney, Australia, a huge aircraft lands in Vancouver, full of passengers and crew. The passengers happily deplane, ...

We cannot be observers on the sidelines

We Canadians are quick to sing the refrain, “We are not like the Americans.” Some 25 years ago, I heard that line repeated by Black ...

I saw a way to live life with dignity

Penny Nutbrown is the Sunday School teacher and Vacation Bible School leader at St. John the Evangelist, Port Hope. She is chair of the church’s ...

Pandemic doesn’t stop outreach

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, as Queen’s Park was implementing public health measures and essential service providers were closing their doors, Angie ...

Church leaders come together for creation

Churches around the world will be participating in an ecumenical Season of Creation, to be held from Sept. 1 to Oct. 4. Delegates to General ...

Reinventing stewardship has brought results

The lockdown began in the third week of March. That week resonates strongly for many of us, as it brought in a period of unprecedented ...

Annual cycling fundraiser takes left turn

For the past six years, volunteers across Canada have participated in the Ride for Refuge on behalf of The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund ...

Fresh Start gets revamp for clergy in transition

For 17 years, the diocese’s Fresh Start program has supported hundreds of clergy to make successful transitions from one parish to another. Now, the program ...
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