Can YouTube sermons feed the hungry? Opinion comments in The Church Times by The Rev’d Alice Whalley, Vicar of St John’s, Brownswood Park, in London diocese, UK. by The Rev’d Alice Whalley ON 18 March, I promised my congregation and the local community three things: that we were not closed; that we would not allow…

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Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Now what? In a letter to the Diocese, Bishop Andrew looks into the Fifty Days of Easter and into the ‘new normal’ Friday, 17 April 2020   Dear Friends in Christ, Alleluia! Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed! Alleluia! Now what? Amid the joy, the…

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A day like no other https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Easter-COVID-19-SMA.mp3 Listen to this message At the beginning of Passover, the head of a Jewish household declares, “This is a night like no other!” And, for us, this is a day like no other. It has been a Holy Week like no other, a Maundy Thursday like no other, a…

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People of Saint Matthew – St Aidan pay it forward on Palm Sunday Although the people of the parish did not gather on Palm Sunday, they did model their sense of gratitude and hope by paying it forward in the community. The parish made a five hundred dollar donation to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre…

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Archbishop Linda Nicholls leads evening prayers for Anglicans coast to coast across Canada on the Fifth Sunday in Lent Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, called Anglicans to prayer from coast to coast across Canada at 7 pm on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, 29 March 2020. The liturgy, led by…

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Call to prayer and fasting Bishops call people of the diocese to prayer and fasting on Thursday, 26 March The College of Bishops invited all people in the Diocese of Toronto to a day of prayer and fasting on Thursday, March 26, during the unfolding situation with COVID-19. Throughout the centuries, God’s people have joined…

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‘Gone by 2040?’ How about ‘Transformed by 2021?’ Father David Harrison writes perceptive article in March issue of The Anglican Journal It’s time to come clean and admit it. I was a coronavirus skeptic. Oh sure, I watched the news as the virus took hold in China. And then in Italy. And in other places. I…

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Cessation of all Worship Services throughout the Diocese At 9:30 pm Friday, 13 March, a second letter was received from Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, about the decision to cease gatherings for all worship services in the Diocese of Toronto Message from our Parish Priest Late this evening, the Churchwardens and I have received a…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) important update info for parish Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, has provided update information in a letter to Churchwardens and parish clergy Message from our Parish Priest Bishop Andrew sent an update letter to parish clergy and churchwardens on 13 March. There is a link to the full letter and to other resources…

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Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and People in the Diocese of Toronto (To be read at every service on March 8, 2020 and posted or published in each parish for the duration of the protocol.) To our Clergy and People in the Diocese of Toronto (To be read at every service on March 8, 2020…

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