Giving Policy at Christ Church Cathedral



Giving Policy at Christ Church Cathedral

Perhaps the first question that will be asked: “Why does Christ Church Cathedral need a giving policy?” Every organization with the privledge of being considered a registered charity needs a giving policy. The Canadian Revenue Agency grants charitable status to organizations that meet very strict requirements. Churches, at least at the moment, are among them. […]

Why we do what we do – the Anglican Communion



Why we do what we do – the Anglican Communion

What is the Anglican Communion? The Anglican Communion is one of the world’s largest Christian communities. It has tens of millions of members in more than 165 countries around the globe. Anglicanism is one of the traditions or expressions of Christian faith. Others include Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran and Baptist. The Communion is organised […]

General Synod meets in July 2019



General Synod meets in July 2019

Did you know that beyond the highly visible issues being considered at General Synod this year are many more less visible but significant ones? Some of these are the resulting reports from the enormous body of work done over several years in many areas of church life. Response to the “Iona Report” is progress towards […]

The problem with plastic



The problem with plastic

The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in 2019 will consider a motion to encourage Anglicans across the country to both curtail purchase of and, reduce reliance on, single use plastics. The proposed motion includes developing resources to assist local efforts to those ends. Plastic products are produced from oil, a non-renewable resource. […]

Season of Creation 2019



Season of Creation 2019

Are you concerned about the environment? Climate change? Caring for God’s good earth? You should be! The Season of Creation is now recognized by Christians worldwide, highlighting our stewardship responsibility to protect God’s most precious gifts. The Five Marks of Mission of the Anglican Communion (#5) and the Anglican Church of Canada’s Baptismal Covenant, name […]

2019 Fall start up dates



2019 Fall start up dates

Christ Church Cathedral Fall 2019 Start-ups Most activities and programmes at the Cathedral take a summer break. Here is at least some of what should be happening in the Fall of 2019 Download a version for print Guild of St. Joseph (1st Tuesday) . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

Music Monthly – June 2019



Music Monthly – June 2019

June 2 2019 – Sunday after the Ascension – Jerusalem Sunday 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) God is gone up – Croft Missa Brevis III – Willan Psalm 97 O pray for the peace of Jerusalem – Blow 247(206), 388(433), 497, 515 Exurgat Deus – Hurford 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Ayleward Responses Psalms 19 and 46 […]