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OPENING: Director of Christian Formation (1/2 time)



OPENING: Director of Christian Formation (1/2 time)

Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton has an opening for a part-time Christian Formation Director/Coordinator to commence work on or around July 1, 2017. This contract position is based on the person hired working 20 hours per week. The successful applicant will see as a foundation of this ministry the facilitation of several formation and discipleship activities, […]

2017 photo directory arrives



2017 photo directory arrives

… and we are almost as excited as Steve Martin when he proclaimed that classic movie line “the new phone books are here!”  The directories arrived late last week and are available, free of charge, for pick up at the Cathedral Office to anyone that has a photo in the Directory.  If you chose not […]

Cathedral Safe Church Officer – Safer Church



Cathedral Safe Church Officer – Safer Church

At its March meeting, Bishop and Chapter appointed Nathan Cutler to the role of Safe Church Officer at Christ Church Cathedral. The Diocese of Fredericton has recommended that every parish corporation have such an officer to guide it toward Safe Church compliance as outlined in Diocesan Regulation 4-4. Over the next several months, Nathan will […]

Photo Directory 30 March update



Photo Directory 30 March update

We continue to get regular questions about progress on the 2017 Photo Directory. We’re all anxious to receive our copy of a new, shiny directory! At the Wednesday evening, 29 March, meeting of the Bishop and Chapter Communications Committee, final edits on the fourth (yes, fourth) draft were reviewed and finalized. We have made every […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Mar 2017



Bishop and Chapter News – Mar 2017

Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 20 March with nine of thirteen members present. Minutes of 15 February 2017 were adopted. A brief conversation was lead by the Dean based on Ephesians 5:8–20 encouraging consideration of what it means to be “light” and how we are light to one another and the wider community. Business […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Feb 2017



Bishop and Chapter News – Feb 2017

Bishop and Chapter met on Wednesday evening, 15 February with nine of thirteen members present. The meeting was postponed from 13 February due to weather. Minutes of the 16 January 2017 meeting were adopted. The Dean offered some reflection on the Gospel for the coming Sunday and the nature of truth as it is considered […]

2017 Lenten Study



2017 Lenten Study

Our Bishop recommends “Noticing God” by Richard Peace for study during Lent 2017. In his opening words, Peace sets the goal of his book: Where is God? How do we notice the presence of God? How do we encounter this God that we sense? How do we know it is God and not some figment […]

Installation of Canons and Archdeacon 05 February



Installation of Canons and Archdeacon 05 February

Bishop David Edwards installed the Rev’d Deacon Francene (Fran) Bedell, the Rev’d Greg McMullin, the Rev’d Wandlyn Snelgrove and the Rev’d Allen Tapley as canons of Christ Church Cathedral during a transferred celebration of Candlemas on 05 February 2017. Wandlyn Snelgrove was collated as Archdeacon of Fredericton. The Ven. Patricia Drummond retired from that position […]

Report of the Dean to Annual 19 Feb 2017



Report of the Dean to Annual 19 Feb 2017

Looking forward, looking back At least once each year it is a healthy and good exercise to stop and look backward. That’s not a useless reminiscence, but rather an opportunity to allow what God has been saying over the past year inform what happens in the next. In my day to day ministry, the days […]