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Cutler Notes – 05 August 2019



Cutler Notes – 05 August 2019

05 August 2019 A very special night last night. I have attached a few pictures. I am trusting that the whirlwind may now be over and we can settle down to move forward with the ministry of the Church. I want to say with all sincerity a “huge thank you” from my heart for the […]

Statements to General Synod 2019



Statements to General Synod 2019

Deliberations of the proposed changes to Canon XXI on marriage were spirited and difficult. Being a change in worship, doctrine or procedure, a two-thirds majority in the three “houses” of Synod at two consecutive Synods is required. The question, when called, was carried in both the House of the Laity and the House of the […]

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. […]

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) . . . . . . . . . . . . […]