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  • Primate receives Homeless Jesus replica
    Primate receives Homeless Jesus replica
  • Beeswax and sweetgrass
    Beeswax and sweetgrass
  • Long road ahead
    Long road ahead
  • WCC condemns attack in synagogue
  • First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’
    First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’
  • Mining practices' ‘imperial footprint’
    Mining practices' ‘imperial footprint’
  • Self-determination: the next steps
    Self-determination: the next steps
  • Primate receives Homeless Jesus replica
  • Beeswax and sweetgrass
  • Long road ahead
  • WCC condemns attack in synagogue
  • First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’
  • Mining practices' ‘imperial footprint’
  • Self-determination: the next steps

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  • Beeswax and sweetgrass

    Beeswax and sweetgrass
    As we gathered in the chapel to celebrate Eucharist, our friend and colleague Barbara was preparing to smudge the altar. In attempting to light her sweetgrass braid from the altar candle, she held it too close to the flame and for a moment too long, and the flame sputtered and died.
    By Michael Thompson
    Posted November, 21 2014
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  • Primate receives Homeless Jesus replica

    Primate receives Homeless Jesus replica
    Amidst the presentations and discussions, Council of General Synod (CoGS) also included a moment of giving when Andy Seal, director of Augsburg Fortress Canada, presented Archbishop Fred Hiltz with a miniature replica of Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz’s widely acclaimed Homeless Jesus sculpture.
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 21 2014
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  • Primate’s commission sees long road ahead

    Primate’s commission sees long road ahead
    On Nov. 15, Archbishop Terence Finlay and the Rev. Andrew Wesley updated the Council of General Synod (CoGS) on the work of the Primate’s Commission on the Doctrine of Discovery, Reconciliation and Healing.
    By Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted November, 20 2014
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  • Diocesan reps gather for anti-racism consultation

    Diocesan reps gather for anti-racism consultation
    A national consultation on anti-racism training held Nov. 6 drew 35 participants to South Surrey, B.C., on unceded Coast Salish territory, land of Semiahmoo.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted November, 20 2014
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  • PWRDF strengthens volunteer network

    PWRDF strengthens volunteer network
    On Nov. 15, Carolyn Vanderlip briefed the Council of General Synod about the aims of its new Canadian Anglican Partnership Program, of which she was appointed director in May.
    By Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • Canadian mining practices have ‘imperial footprint’

    Canadian mining practices have ‘imperial footprint’
    Though many Canadians might not often think about the nation’s mining practices, they are “very well known” to the rest of the world, said National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald in a presentation to Council of General Synod Nov.15. This was not, MacDonald hastened to add, a good thing. 
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • WCC condemns attack in synagogue

    WCC condemns attack in synagogue

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, has issued a statement expressing sadness and concern and condemning the violent attack in a Jerusalem synagogue Nov. 18 that left four worshippers and one policeman dead and many injured.

    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’

    First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’

    Andrea Mann, global relations director at the Anglican Church of Canada, took some time during her presentation to Council of General Synod (CoGS) Nov. 15 to talk about how Jerusalem Sunday has furthered the Canadian church’s commitment to building a strong relationship with the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

    By André Forget
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • ACIP calls for change in church structure

    ACIP calls for change in church structure
    On Nov. 17, representatives of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) presented a statement to the Council of General Synod (CoGS) calling for the church to allow space for structures of governance that are more in line with indigenous ways of thinking about leadership and power, and to support the movement of indigenous Anglicans toward self-determination.
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 18 2014
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  • An emerging new sense of Canadian identity

     An emerging new sense of Canadian identity
    This country’s First Nations people provide all of us with a foundation to help define what it means to be Canadian today. I have only gradually come to appreciate this, and invite you to join me in my discovery.
    Wayne Holst
    Posted November, 18 2014
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