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New digital magazine for Anglican Church

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...
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Statement from the Bishop of Toronto

Statement from the Bishop of Toronto -- 16 July 2019 The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil issues statement subsequent to Meeting of General Synod  Our meeting of General Synod has now...
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Delicious strawberries after all

Delicious strawberries in spite of late season We're not exactly sure how Marylou worked her magic, but the strawberries were delicious Both sittings in the parish hall were full for the...
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Soggy weather doesn’t dampen Plant & Bake Sale

Soggy weather doesn't dampen Annual Plant & Bake Sale Local folks come out in record numbers for great perennials and tasty baking despite rainy weather  In spite of inclement weather,...
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Spring into Summer

Spring into Summer Lunch ... and more! The special spring menu fare started off a great afternoon for a packed house who came also to hear about wood-carving and to...
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Pray for Sri Lankans

Pray for Sri Lankans Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate for Anglican Church of Canada, calls for prayer in aftermath of Sri Lanka's Easter bombings BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE In the...
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What’s Holy Week anyway 14-20 April

Holy Week -- most sacred week in the Christian Year text by The Rev'd Glenn Empey Holy Week is from Palm Sunday until Holy Saturday. It includes Maundy Thursday and...
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Canadian House of Bishops nominate bishops for next Primatial election

Canadian Anglican House of Bishops nominate bishops for next Primatial election The Canadian House of Bishops has nominated five bishops from among their number to stand for election as the...
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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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Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours

Weeping, praying, and standing with our Muslim neighbours BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE ON MARCH 15, 2019 -- The Anglican Church of Canada Our hearts are aching for Muslims across our country...
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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...
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Bishop Riscylla visits parish

Bishop Riscylla visits St Matthew - St Aidan On the Feast of the Reign of Christ, Bishop Riscylla presides at Eucharist and gives homily On 25 November, The Right Reverend...
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Reaching out — locally and beyond

Parish puts caring into action Care packages for soldiers, bedding for women at Cameron House, and Christmas boxes for children What does a Canadian soldier serving in Mali like in a...
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Blakeley recognized for leadership

Eunice Blakeley receives special honour for leadership Women from all walks of life across Peterborough-Kawartha are honoured for leadership at special awards ceremony held at Show Place, Peterborough Eunice Blakeley has...
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Neighbours and parishioners toll bell on Centenary of Armistice

At sunset on Sunday, 11 November bell tolls 100 times Neighbourhood families gather with parishioners to toll church bell 100 times marking each year since end of World War 1 Neighbourhood...
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CoGS may discuss amendment, Hiltz says

  House of Bishops seeks compromise Anglicans may have a better idea of what sort of amendment, if any, is likely to be proposed to a resolution on same-sex marriage...
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Bishops address Diocese of Toronto Synod

Archbishop Colin Johnson and Bishop Andrew Asbil address members of Synod at the 158th Session of Synod for the Diocese of Toronto Archbishop Colin Johnson retires at the end of...
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Help toll church bell to mark 100 years since WW1

At sunset on Sunday, 11 November bell tolls 100 times The Buckhorn community and parishioners are invited to join in tolling of church bell to mark 100 years since end...
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Pittsburgh: Statement from House of Bishops

A Statement from the House of Bishops of The Anglican Church of Canada Concerning the Events in Pittsburgh Over the Weekend On Sunday, 28 October 2018, The Most Reverend Colin Johnson...
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The new Chick’n’ Ribs Dinner event

Country Chick'n' Ribs Dinner event and auction The new Country Chick'n' Ribs Dinner was sold out over a week ahead It was a sell-out crowd for the new Chick'n' Ribs Dinner and...
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Video: Consecration of Andrew Asbil to Sacred Order of Bishops

Consecration of Andrew Asbil to Sacred Order of Bishops The Very Reverend Andrew Asbil, Dean of Toronto, is consecrated Bishop at St James Cathedral The Very Reverend Andrew Asbil was...
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Parishioners join in retirement celebration

  Parishioners join to celebrate Lynda McKerr on her retirement Community Care staff, volunteers, local dignitaries and parish members wish Lynda well on her retirement from Buckhorn branch Following eighteen...
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Spaghetti Supper for Buckhorn community

Another Sumptuous Spaghetti Supper for Buckhorn Local Chef Doris outdoes herself once again with her fabulous pasta sauce On 25 September, 90 local folks gathered at St Matthew - St...
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Handling spam email 🙂

How to handle spam emails The folks at Saint M & A have a great sense of humour. Have you ever wanted to do this? A TED Talk by James...
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Clean Water for Pikangikum

Clean Water for Pikangikum Clean water distribution to homes, cisterns, indoor plumbing and waste management efforts continue Pikangikum, population 3,000, is the largest First Nation Community in northern Ontario. 86...
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Quality items at Annual Yard Sale

'The church in town' holds annual yard sale You can always count on quality items at the St Matthew - St Aidan Annual Yard Sale Proceeds from the yard sale...
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