News updates from joint meeting of CoGS and NCC

Published April 3, 2011

The following news updates are taken from reports filed by Marites N. Sison from the first joint meeting of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) and the ELCIC’s National Church Council (NCC), Mar. 31—Apr. 3. Complete stories are available at See photos and videos on the Journal’s Facebook page.‘An absolute joy to behold’
The executive councils of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) began their first joint meeting with Archbishop Fred Hiltz (left), calling the gathering “an absolute joy to behold.” Standing with the primate are, from left: Dean Peter Wall, co-chair of the Anglican-Lutheran Commission, Bishop Michael Pryse of the ELCIC’s Eastern Synod is also co-chair of the commission, and ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson.


  • Marites N. Sison

    Marites (Tess) Sison was editor of the Anglican Journal from August 2014 to July 2018, and senior staff writer from December 2003 to July 2014. An award-winning journalist, she has more that three decades of professional journalism experience in Canada and overseas. She has contributed to The Toronto Star and CBC Radio, and worked as a stringer for The New York Times.

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