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Who Would Have Thought?



Who Would Have Thought?

Full confession: The first time I sent a fax, I was totally in awe. My best friend was on holiday in Scotland and we had just had a fax machine installed in our office. The very idea that she was receiving my words at the same time as I was pressing that button… Well, let’s […]

Faith Alive! Deep Dive



Faith Alive! Deep Dive

Some are asking: What is a “Faith Alive! Deep Dive?” Faith Alive! is our Cathedral programme of preparation for confirmation, reaffirmation of faith or reception into the Anglican Church. Both “classes” and “sessions” with participants and their mentors comprise the programme content. Specifically, the classes are opportunities when all meet on a Wednesday evening for […]

Lenten Studies 2020



Lenten Studies 2020

During the Season of Lent, all members of the Cathedral congregation are encouraged to take part in small group study or reflection. The 40 days of Lent are an excellent time to take on a discipline of deeper reflection on the Christian life, growing personally in discipleship as well as helping us grow as a […]

Christianity Through a Worldview Lens – February 2020



Christianity Through a Worldview Lens – February 2020

Dr. John Valk presented “Christianity Through a Worldview Lens” in Fredericton on 11 and 12 February 2020. A “Christian forum” organized by the Spiritual Development Team of the Diocesan Council of the Diocese of Fredericton, John delivered a comprehensive overview which serves to describe the challenges of Christianity (and other religious faiths) in a post-modern […]

Growing in Giving – top ten truths



Growing in Giving – top ten truths

4. Top Ten Truths About Biblical Giving 1. The Tithe Is the First 10 Percent “Set apart a tithe of all the yield of your seed that is brought in yearly from the field.” (Deuteronomy 14:22) Few of us bring in a yield from the field these days. But a “yield” we do possess. Wondering […]

2019 Confirmation, Reaffirmation, Reception



2019 Confirmation, Reaffirmation, Reception

The page for Faith Alive participants. You’re welcome to view the material with the password “faithalive.”   Rebranded for 2019-2020! Faith Alive! We began on 27 November with training for mentors and parents. The first “class” was Wednesday, 04 December beginning with supper at 5:30 p.m.. A schedule of classes and sessions is available on […]

Growing in Giving 2019 What is a Tithing “demonstration” Sunday?



Growing in Giving 2019 What is a Tithing “demonstration” Sunday?

What is a Tithing Sunday? Many church congregations have found value in creating an opportunity to physically see and experience what tithing would mean for the church community and its individual members. You’ll remember the Chair of our Stewardship Team, Mike Toole, talked about a stewardship initiative this Fall at Christ Church Cathedral. During the […]