Christmas Message from Her Majesty the Queen Queen Elizabeth shares a timely message at Christmas Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas! This year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day and in The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast Her Majesty reflects on the commemorations. “For the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of that decisive battle, in a true spirit of reconciliation,…

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Blessings to you at Christmas The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil, Bishop of Toronto, shares a Christmas message with the people of the Diocese The day you were born was a beautiful day. It may have been a very long time ago, or maybe not so much. And on that day, or a few days later,…

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Full House at Christmas Tea Hartley Hall was packed to the rafters for this favourite community event to get in the spirit of Christmas. There were delicious sandwiches and sweets for all to enjoy. Tickets were sold out well in advance but folks were still trying to snag a ticket in the days leading up…

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An amazing story of caring at Emily’s House Rauni Salminen talks with TVO about the ministry and caring of Emily’s House, a hospice in Toronto for children from across Ontario Emily’s House is a special place for kids and youth. A place of compassion, care, comfort, laughter, learning and play. Featuring a home-like, comforting environment, Emily’s House is…

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Bishop delivers charge to synod Bishop Andrew says, “It’s not a time to be afraid; it’s a time to havecourage.” During the Eucharist, Bishop Andrew Asbil gave his Charge to Synod.Watch the video. He spoke about pruning for growth, of letting go of dead wood and trying new things for the sake of the gospel.…

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Another delicious Country Chick ‘n Ribs Fest It was a winning experience to gather in supporting Buckhorn School Breakfast Programme “The next winner could be you”: Jim Blakeley scores a win for the school breakfast programme It was another full-house for the Annual Country Chick ‘n Rib Fest Dinner and Auction. This marked the tenth…

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The Story of Poker Joe Updating pastoral skills and tools of ministry The people of St Luke’s, Peterborough, have a great sense of humour. Arnold, one of the parishioners, sent this little video along to their parish priest. Arnold wondered if the video could offer some tips that their priest could use to bring something…

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‘Be our Guest’ community supper huge success It was non-stop for community and parish volunteers as they served close to 150 local folks  It was the best community supper ever,” Eunice Blakeley, event organizer, said as the community and parish volunteers were wrapping up after a very busy evening. Based on RSVP’s to give an…

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PWRDF mobilizes reponse to Dorian Hurricane Dorian has devastated the Bahamas. News footage shows the areas around Freeport to be unrecognizable, completely submerged in water. In response to the immediate and urgent needs on the ground, PWRDF is receiving donations and sending financial support to Episcopal Relief and Development of the Episcopal Church of the…

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Anglican Church introduces new digital magazine BY Matthew Townsend The Anglican Journal Anglicans looking for in-depth stories and diverse perspectives on complex subjects have a new place to look: Epiphanies, a digital magazine produced by the Anglican Journal team. The summer issue of Epiphanies, published August 12, focuses on crisis within creation. This first issue offers in-depth reporting on the theology of…

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