O Mortal, can these bones live?

O Mortal, can these bones live? The Day of Pentecost The Day of Pentecost Get today’s readings Watch Evensong Video Homily by The Reverend W Glenn Empey   Sometimes I wonder about the Anglican Church. I wonder if its stuck and out of steam. Not every parish is that way, mind you. Small is beautiful…

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Church sign hits local news

St Luke’s Church sign in Peterborough prompts thoughtful article in Peterborough This Week In his weekly column in Peterborough This Week, Pastor Brad Peters says the recent ‘sign-war’ in Peterborough got him thinking that thoughts and prayers can make a difference In his weekly column in Peterborough this Week, Pastor Brad Peters says the recent…

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Commentary for the Day of Pentecost

Commentary for the Day of Pentecost The texts for the coming Sunday:  Ezekiel 37.1-14, Acts 2.1-21, Psalm 104.24-34, 35b, Romans 8.22-27, John 15.26-27, 16.4-15. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for Pentecost The texts for this Sunday: Ezekiel 37.1-14, Acts 2.1-21, Psalm 104.24-34, 35b, Romans 8.22-27, John 15.26-27, 16.4-15. By Father Doug Woods…

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Common ground and common good

Common ground and common good Church redevelopment in the Diocese of Toronto — free educational event How can parishes in our Diocese use our lands for creating affordable housing and building community? Join the Rev. Dr. Jason McKinney, members of the Diocesan Property Working Group and diocesan staff for an online workshop on June 12…

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How Mission is Flourishing During the Pandemic

Wycliffe College invites you to: How Mission is Flourishing During the Pandemic Wycliffe College invites you to: How Mission is Flourishing During the Pandemic Join us for a free event featuring some good news stories and practical tips from on-the-ground leaders who are seeing God do exciting things through local churches, dioceses, and denominations during the…

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Prayers for the People of India

Prayers for the People of India Thinking of India today. Litany for the Coronavirus… Prayers for the People of India Thinking of India today. Litany for the Coronavirus… May we who are merely inconvenienced remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors remember the most vulnerable. May we who…

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Take Church in COVID Survey from world-wide Anglican Communion

Give feedback on your experiences during the pandemic photo – W Glenn Empey 2015 Take survey on your experiences during the pandemic from the world-wide Anglican Communion The Anglican Communion: Covid-19 and Church-21 — What now and what next? Our new survey is now ready! from York St John University, UK If we have learnt…

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Quite a different take on the Good Shepherd

A different take on the Good Shepherd from ‘Revolectionary’ photo – W Glenn Empey 2015 Fourth Sunday of Easter Sunday   Quite a different take on the Good Shepherd By Scott Evans – Revolectionary Get today’s readings For those of us who grew up in church, the image of Jesus as ‘shepherd’ is one of…

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Commentary for Fourth Sunday of Easter

Commentary for the Fourth Sunday of Easter The texts for this Sunday:  Acts 4:5-12, Psalm 23, 1 John 3:16-24, and John 10:11-18. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the Fourth Sunday of Easter The texts for this Sunday: Acts 4:5-12, Psalm 23, 1 John 3:16-24, and John 10:11-18. By Father Doug Woods…

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You are witnesses to these things

You are witnesses to these things photo – W Glenn Empey 2011 Third Sunday of Easter Sunday Get today’s readings Watch Video During the coverage of Prince Philip’s Funeral, I was struck by an expression Lloyd Robertson used to describe the moment-sea-change.   What an apt expression, I thought—a tribute to a Naval Officer and…

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