November2021


Mothers’ Union calls for participation in 16 Days of Activism



Mothers’ Union calls for participation in 16 Days of Activism

Listen to Diane Nash on Sunday 28 November 2021 Mothers’ Union is again participating in The United Nations-recognized 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence and Abuse, and encourages churches and individuals to join the call for prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls. The annual international campaign, now in […]

What is Giving Tuesday?



What is Giving Tuesday?

GivingTuesday – the world’s largest generosity movement Canada, join us for the 9th annual GivingTuesday on November 30, 2021 GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that […]

2021 ADVENT-ures



2021 ADVENT-ures

Listen to Kurt Schmidt speak on Sunday, 28 November 2021 about the 2021 ADVENT-ures. Happy New Year! — The new Church year is upon us!  Why not add something to your devotional life to mark a fresh start? Choose from the following list of diverse opportunities on the Advent weekdays to deepen your prayer or […]

Project 2045 Report Update



Project 2045 Report Update

At its February 10, 2020, meeting, the Christ Church Cathedral Bishop and Chapter adopted the following recommendations of the 2045 Task Force, to: enter formal discussions with Diocesan Synod about the potential for constructing a new purpose-built facility between the former Bishop’s Court and former Synod Office. Discussions would focus on the concept of sharing […]

Angels among us



Angels among us

Thanks to the generosity of the Cathedral family, all of the Christmas Angel gifts requested for needy children were supplied on time. The value was approximately $1,150. Forty paper angels were hung on a small tree in the Cathedral, each requesting a specific Christmas gift or stocking stuffers for a needy boy or girl in […]

Bishop and Chapter News – November 2021



Bishop and Chapter News – November 2021

Bishop and Chapter met 15 November 2021 by video conference with 11 of 13 members present. The Chapter regrettably received the resignation of Lynn Meehan. The article “Moving Forward in Uncertain Times” (Susan Beaumont) was read in advance and discussed. We continue to live in liminal time learning through rather than planning through. How do […]

What is reverential capitalization?



What is reverential capitalization?

Someone has asked: What is reverential capitalization? Reverential capitalization refers to the practice of capitalizing words referring to the Divine in religious texts. Wikipedia defines it as “capitalizing religious words that refer to deities or divine beings in cases where the words would not otherwise have been capitalized.” Interestingly, it was very popular in the […]

Invest in communities with World of Gifts



Invest in communities with World of Gifts

Whether planting seedlings in Uganda or breadfruit trees in Haiti, preparing gift bags for new babies in Lesotho or teaching gender rights in El Salvador, PWRDF partners are investing in their communities. PWRDF’s World of Gifts makes it possible for you invest, too. Supporting World of Gifts is an investment in a sustainable future for […]