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Group photo in St. Mark, Port Hope

Special guests

Anne Oram and the Rev. Johanna Pak of St. Mark, Port Hope are joined by Fletcher Banner (left) and Dean Robert Willis at the church

Group of walkers on Danforth Avenue

Together again

Members of four churches on Danforth Avenue in Toronto take part in a Good Friday walk. The walkers began at East End United Church, then

A family wearing eclipse glasses sits on the lawn.

Watch party

St. Nicholas, Birch Cliff hosts a neighbourhood eclipse watch party on the front lawn of the church on April 8. The church handed out free

Dean Willis preaches from the pulpit of St. James Cathedral.

Praying for peace

A vigil for peace and justice in the world is held at St. James Cathedral on March 17. The vigil, preceded by a choral Eucharist

Group photo of clergy celebrating silver jubilees.

Clergy honoured for service

Bishop Andrew Asbil presented stoles to clergy celebrating their 25th and 50th years of ordination to the priesthood at the diocese’s annual Blessing of Oils

A cricket batter.

All invited to cricket festival

Church teams and individuals are invited to the Anglican Church Cricket Festival (ACCF), held on July 13 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Creditview

Group photo from St. James Caledon East

New ministry

Parishioners of St. James, Caledon East, area clergy and guests come together for a Celebration of New Ministry on Feb. 11, marking the appointment of

Group from Holy Trinity, Bradford participating in The Coldest Night

Teamwork

The small but mighty team from Trinity, Bradford takes part in Newmarket’s Coldest Night of the Year, an annual walk that supports local charities. The

A woman in a kitchen serves pancakes.

Good times

Organist and choirmaster Elizabeth Anderson, seen above, serves up pancakes, sausages and fruit at St. Thomas, Huron Street’s pancake supper on Feb. 10. Afterwards, the

Three kids sit in the pews ready for the Coldest Night.

Cold night, warm hearts

For the third year in a row, St. Michael and All Angels on St. Clair Avenue West in Toronto took part in the Coldest Night

Bishop Andrew Asbil administers ashes outside St. James Cathedral.

Taking it outside

Quentin Toderick, a member of St. James Cathedral, receives the imposition of ashes from Bishop Andrew Asbil outside the cathedral on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Cast the Net Logo

More funds approved for grants program

Synod Council has allocated another $300,000 to the diocese’s Cast and Learn grants program to help parishes find new ways of being church. The program

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All invited to vigil for peace in world

St. James Cathedral and the Bishop’s Committee on Interfaith Ministry are hosting a vigil for peace and justice in the world. The vigil and an

Group shot of clergy from various Christian denominations.

Unity

Bishop Peter Fenty (front, centre), the Rev. Canon Philip Hobson (the diocese’s ecumenical officer) and the Rev. Canon Susan Climo join representatives from a wide

Three adult women, a toddler and a baby gather to light the Advent wreath.

Special moment

Four generations of the same family light the Christ Candle on Christmas Eve at Christ Church-St. Jude, Ivy. From left are Courtney Wrobel-Jackson holding two-month-old

Four men gather to cut a ceremonial ribbon; a view of the door to St. Barnabas with stairs and a ramp.

Open at last

Brent Whitby, Jacek Swierzbinski, Kris Ciesek and Gary Davenport cut the ribbon to open the new accessible entrance at St. Barnabas, Chester on Jan. 28.

People carry flags.

Church celebrates Black history

Holy Family, Heart Lake, Brampton kicked off its Black History Month celebrations at a service on Feb. 4. Bishop Peter Fenty (suffragan bishop, retired) was

Bishop Andrew clasps the hand of Brother David Bryan Hoopes as he installs him as canon.

Bishop installs new canons

Bishop Andrew Asbil installed 12 new honorary canons of St. James Cathedral before a full congregation of friends, family and supporters on Jan. 21. The

Trans flag drawn in chalk on concrete

Booklet lists transgender-related services

A booklet of resources for ministry with transgender people has been compiled and is available on the Prayer Resources page of the diocese’s website. It

A graphic of a clock.

Primate to attend film screening

St. John the Baptist, Norway and the diocese are presenting a screening of The Philadelphia Eleven, a documentary about the group of women and their

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Workshops scheduled for parish leaders

Diocesan staff will hold Zoom workshops in March for parish leaders, especially those new to their roles. If you are a leader in your parish

Bishop Andrew and Mary Asbil greet Andre Lyn and his family.

Greetings

The bishops and their spouses, along with the diocese’s archdeacons and canon administrator, exchange greetings with well-wishers at the annual Bishop’s Levee at St. James

Three young girls dressed up as angels.

Inspired

In November, Penny Nutbrown of St. John the Evangelist, Port Hope, posted a photo on the church’s Facebook page of three angels in the parish’s

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Service celebrates Christian unity

A special service marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held on Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. celebrating the theme “You shall

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