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A Word to the Church from General Synod

A Word to the Church: Considering the proposed amendment of Marriage Canon XXI This Word to the Church was passed by consensus by the Council of General Synod on March...
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The truth about St Patrick’s Day

The truth about St Patrick's Day James Farrelly -- Religion News Service 15 March 2019. Republished from The Conversation under Creative Commons Licence. In 1997, my students and I traveled...
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Ashes: Should they stay or should they go?

Ashes: Should they stay or should they go? By SCOTT GUNN, Executive Director, Forward Movement · Published 5 March 2019. Used with permission. There are a few predictable moments on churchy...
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Pancakes and Shrove Tuesday?

Pancakes and Shrove Tuesday? What's the connection with Shrove Tuesday and pancakes and what about 'mardi gras' According to Wikipedia, "The tradition of marking the start of Lent has been documented...
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New Social Justice Page

New Social Justice Resource Page A collection of resources for learning about social justice issues As a parish, we take very seriously Jesus' teachings about caring for the poor and...
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Acknowledging painful errors of our past

Acknowledging the painful errors of our past BY MARK MACDONALD  January 29, 2019 The Anglican Journal A few decades ago, I heard a classmate-friend give a comparison and an example that has been...
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Heartbeat of the Church

Primate reflects on annual meetings of vestry Archbishop Fred Hiltz encourages parishes to engage in 'Heartbeat' of the Church While the thought of the parish annual meeting, or vestry as...
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Seven reasons not to become a Christian

Seven reasons you should not become a Christian (and one that you should) By John Bowen  8 January 2019, The Institute of Evangelism. (Used with permission from The Institute) The world divides...
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The song — Twelve Days of Christmas

"Twelve Days of Christmas" -- the song Recent urban legends about this song not accurate Christmas actually begins on The Feast of the Nativity -- 25 December. The period prior...
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Christmas Eve in Buckhorn

Christmas Eve at 'the church in town' in Buckhorn Things to ponder in the Twelve Days of Christmas Christmas Eve at St Matthew - St Aidan Parishioners, neighbours, friends, and...
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There are angels

There are angels A message for Christmas Eve from Father Glenn There are angels.   Especially on this holy night, there are angels.   On other nights we may not...
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Purses for Cameron House at Christmas

Purses at Christmas for women of Cameron House Thanks to many parishioners, 20 purses filled with toiletries were delivered to Cameron House For two years, one of the local programmes that...
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Christmas message from Archbishop

Christmas Message -- Archbishop reflects on gifts The Most Rev'd Colin Johnson shares thoughts on gifts,  Christmas and looking ahead “It is a privilege and an honour to have served this...
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Christmas in Buckhorn

Experience Christmas Eve in a quaint, little country church Carol favourites, festive music with The Kraus Family, candlelight Eucharist... for all in town and from 'away' Come and experience Christmas Eve...
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Advent in two minutes

Advent explained in two minutes A great video from 'Busted Halo' For many Christians unfamiliar with the liturgical year, there may be some confusion surrounding the meaning of the Advent...
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Christmas Tea and decoration demo with Vikki

Christmas Tea at St Matthew - St Aidan Sandwich delights and tasty sweets plus Christmas decoration demo by Vikki from Griffin's Greenhouses It was a great day for the Christmas Tea in...