Canadian Anglican parishes and individuals who would like to learn more about the proposed Anglican Covenant now have a study guide at their fingertips.
The Anglican Church of Canada’s Anglican Covenant Working Group has released the study guide on the national church’s website, where it can be downloaded in a PDF format at www.anglican.ca/resources/covenant.
“We’re encouraging people to look at the [details of the covenant] and to reflect on what its implications are,” says Bishop George Bruce of the diocese of Ontario. Bishop Bruce is chair of the working group.
The guide has original material as well as links to numerous resources, including those that are supportive of the covenant and those that are not. “People will have an opportunity to come to their own conclusion and discernment,” says Bishop Bruce.
Bishop Bruce also encourages Anglicans to use the study guide because “it’s very good background educational material on who we are as Anglicans, what our roots are and how we structure ourselves.”