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November 2018

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Power outage doesn’t stop youth from recharging

Even though the ReCharge retreat on Sept. 21-23 at Muskoka Woods Camp started on generator power, the 168 participants from across the diocese – and ...
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Affordable housing project approved

VICTORIA – A proposal by the Diocese of British Columbia to create 24 affordable rental homes for seniors has received its required zoning approval. On ...
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Cathedral votes for $258k organ

SAULT STE. MARIE – The vestry of the Diocese of Algoma’s St. Luke’s Cathedral, in Sault Ste. Marie, has endorsed a proposal to build the ...
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Vigil held for shooting victims

FREDERICTON – Clergy from a number of denominations and community members joined Anglicans Aug. 10 at a vigil for victims of the shootings that had ...
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Woman joins Lambeth community

EDMONTON – A local Anglican has joined 35 Christians from around the world taking part this year in the Community of St. Anselm, a program ...
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Good News

Friends and colleagues gather at Trinity, Streetsville on Sept. 15 for the launch of Good News Church: Celebrating the Legacy of Harold Percy, edited by ...
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Hopeful signs for outreach, environment

The 2018 Parish Outreach & Greening Survey was launched in May to gain insight into the outreach, advocacy and environmental efforts of parishes in our ...
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Centre for Spiritual Growth opens in St. James, Orillia

Wendy Passmore has been a spiritual director for more than 20 years, helping to guide both clergy and laity on their faith journeys. Now she ...
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Speakers urge kinship with creation

“We are the earth” is a compelling statement, but what does it mean and how can urban people of faith live it in reality? Those ...
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Uxbridge church starts Gay/Straight Alliance

When Kathleen Caroll, a member of St. Paul, Uxbridge and a teacher at a local school, proposed that the students at the school form a ...
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Local youth visit Yukon

A group of eight youth and four leaders from St. Aidan, Toronto travelled to the Diocese of Yukon this summer to visit the village of ...
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I say my Church is the Big Tent

The Rev. Canon Gary van der Meer is the diocese’s interfaith officer. He has also served as incumbent of St. Anne, Toronto since 2011. As ...
FaithWorks

Donations go twice as far for those in need

FaithWorks has launched a special appeal that will see every new or increased donation to the campaign matched dollar for dollar, up to $75,000. That ...
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Churches worship online

On Aug. 19, parishes in the Toronto East Deanery worshipped together in a new way – through a live stream. The project was prompted by ...
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We need to talk

God is love. God is good. Not all people behave well all the time, even though we are all formed in the image of God. ...

I am excited by what’s in store

In a couple of months, I will retire as Bishop of Toronto. I have already retired as Metropolitan of Ontario and Bishop of Moosonee. Many ...
Bishop Andrew Asbil and Archbishop Colin Johnson walk down the centre aisle of St. James Cathedral.

Bishop Andrew Asbil consecrated

“Are you ready to row?” Bishop Andrew Asbil, the diocese’s coadjutor bishop, asked that question during his consecration service on Sept. 29 at St. James ...
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