Stewardship


Online giving form now in house!



Online giving form now in house!

We’ve embedded our CanadaHelps donation form to better meet our needs of those of online givers. We haven’t changed the provider of this service but using the embedded form reduces our services charges which makes more of each donation reach us. Canada Helps charges 2.75% for processing. Check it out on Our Facebook page (GIVE […]

Investment Committee members



Investment Committee members

The Diocesan Synod Finance Committee is looking for people with a keen interest in investments to serve on its Investment Sub-committee.  The committee monitors the Diocesan Consolidated Investment Fund (DCIF) and working with its portfolio manager offers advice and recommendation to the Finance Committee regarding these funds. Given the importance of investment income to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Growing in Giving 2019 – A Giving FAQ



Growing in Giving 2019 – A Giving FAQ

1. A Giving FAQ What about stewardship? What is stewardship and why is giving important? God is the source of all we have. Making a portion of what God has given in time, talent and treasure is pleasing to God. Stewardship refers especially to the teaching of Jesus where the steward is the one who […]

Season of Creation 2019 Scripture Notes



Season of Creation 2019 Scripture Notes

The Sundays during the Season of Creation, 01 September – 04 October 2019 will help us to focus on this year’s theme: “The Web of Life.” 01 September | 08 September | 15 September | 22 September | 29 September Sunday, 01 September 2019 Jeremiah 2:4-13The passage speaks of God protecting Israel during their wandering […]

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. […]

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. […]