Letter to the Diocese from Bishop Andrew – 26 June Is there a different way to utilise our existing bishops, supporting them in new ways through Archdeacons, Regional Deans, the Dean of Toronto and lay leaders, including paid staff and volunteers? Dear Friends in Christ, “How many Anglicans does it take to change a lightbulb?”…

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National Indigenous Day of Prayer The Office of the National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop invites you to join us here for an online video worship service to celebrate National Indigenous Day of Prayer, June 21, 2020 at 2 pm Eastern Time. Come and see Indigenous Anglicans and friends from across Canada for prayer, singing and story. We…

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Harvest is plentiful; workers are few Read today’s gospel scripture Matthew 9:35-10:23 https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Pent-2-A.mp3 Listen to this message THERE ARE A COUPLE things that strike me about today’s gospel passage.   First, it is because Jesus is filled by compassion that he responds so openly to the needs of the people Second, the harvest is plentiful…

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Letter to the Diocese from Bishop Andrew – 10 June The bishops are asking clergy and lay leaders to “stay the course” of distanced ministry using technology with virtual and online worship – not because it is easier, more restful or preferable, but because we hope that the summer months will allow parishes to take…

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“Unprecedented” — Word of the Year The Readings for Trinity Sunday https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Trinity-A-Unprecedented.mp3 Listen to this message My nomination for Word of the Year is the word unprecedented.   “Unprecedented” has been around for years and years, but in early 2020, the world started taking notice of it in a new way. In early January, the…

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Letter from Archbishop Anne Germond The provincial House of Bishops calls on the parishes of our dioceses to observe a sacred sabbath rest over the summer months so that we can be renewed for mission and ministry in this new season of evangelism and discipleship that is emerging for our Church 1 June 2020  …

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Gifts of the Spirit Read today’s epistle – 1 Corinthians 12: 3b-13 https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pentecost-A-rev.mp3 Listen to this message “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in…

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Message from Bishop Andrew at Pentecost “Stay in Jerusalem,” Jesus told them on Easter. Stay until you have been clothed with power from on high. So, for fifty days they remained all together watching, waiting and praying for that day to come. Since the third Sunday of Lent (that’s 65 days and counting), we have been dwelling in…

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Is this the time…? Read the assigned scripture for The Ascension https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Ascension-A-SMA.mp3 Listen to this message When I was looking over the readings for Ascension a few weeks ago, I was struck by a question the disciples asked of Jesus.  In our day and in these times, you may have some questions too.  I do.…

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Join the movement Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension to Pentecost (21 May – 1 June) for more people to come to know Jesus. Since its start in May 2016, just three and a half years ago, God has grown Thy Kingdom Come from…

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