January2021


Why a Health Ministry?



Why a Health Ministry?

by Isabel Cutler, former Parish Nurse of Christ Church Cathedral In 2003 I held a meeting in the lounge and asked some health care professionals to attend to look at the possibility of starting a Cathedral health ministry. Thirty people attended to listen to what seemed a very unstructured dream, but from that meeting to […]

Bishop and Chapter News – January 2021



Bishop and Chapter News – January 2021

Bishop and Chapter met 18 January 2021 by video conference with 11 of 14 members present. The Dean provided in advance an article “When the Mission Changes” (Dan Hotchkiss). Discussion included the value and necessity of our congregation understanding our true mission as God’s church and challenges in involving broad-based engagement. Minutes of 14 December […]

Pandemic Red Level at the Cathedral



Pandemic Red Level at the Cathedral

19 January 2021 Dear Friends, You’ll note that as of midnight tonight (Tuesday) the Province of New Brunswick announced that Zone 3 (Fredericton Region) is being moved to the Red Level of pandemic restriction. Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province’s chief medical officer of health, says Zones 1, 2, and 3 – Moncton, Saint John, and […]

Cathedral Faces – Chris Robinson



Cathedral Faces – Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson is a familiar face around the Cathedral. He loves serving any way he can at church: reading and leading prayers during services, serving as assistant Verger, singing in the choir, playing in the Praise band, assisting with the Youth Group, Alpha, and helping wherever needed. Chris is proud 6th generation Frederictonian. His Great(x6) Grandfather […]

CBC Interview: Challenges of outreach during a pandemic



CBC Interview: Challenges of outreach during a pandemic

The Cathedral’s Monday Outreach is a longstanding program which aims to provide comfort and support to individuals in our community who are financially disadvantaged. Dean Geoffrey Hall was recently interviewed about the program by Terry Seguin, host of CBC Information Morning. He was joined by Jane Blakely from St. Paul’s United Church and Lynn McKinnon […]