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  • 2020 ADVENT-ure

    2020 ADVENT-ure

      Download in PDF format With a new Church year  upon us! ... Why not add something to your devotional life to mark a fresh start? Choose from the following list of diverse opportunities on the Advent weekdays to deepen your prayer or study—you’re encouraged to add at least one new ADVENT-ure to your schedule! […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – November 2020

    Bishop and Chapter News – November 2020

    Bishop and Chapter met 16 November 2020 by video conference with 11 of 14 members present. The Dean lead reflection on an application of Matthew 25:31-40 , part of the Gospel for the following Sunday. Some related reflection on “Passing the Plate” (Smith/Emerson/Snell) regarding research on the top 4 reasons Christians do NOT give financially. […]      Read More »
  • Christmas Angels: A necessary change for 2020

    Christmas Angels: A necessary change for 2020

    Normally in November, a healthy crop of paper angels appears on small trees in the cathedral and in the hall foyer. Carefully printed on each angel is a name, an age and a particular toy to make Christmas special for a needy child in our community. Members of the congregation would excitedly crowd around the […]      Read More »
  • Organ Concert – 20 November 2020

    Organ Concert – 20 November 2020

    On Friday evening, 7:00 p.m., 20 November 2020, J. Thomas Gonder, Director of Music and Organist at Christ Church Cathedral will be in concert. Thomas recently played a concert at the cathedral of Notre Dame in Moncton and will reprise several of the selections from that concert at the Cathedral. There is no charge for […]      Read More »
  • Message of Hope from our Primate – November 2020

    Message of Hope from our Primate – November 2020

    In this video message, Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls reflects on the challenges we are facing as individuals and as a community of faith during this time of pandemic. The light on the darkest days is our shared faith in Jesus Christ, and our practice of prayer brings us the gifts of stability and hope. […]      Read More »
  • Tips about reading scripture in worship

    Tips about reading scripture in worship

    “The way in which you read something can really change the way people hear it.” That's a comment from The Rev. Chris Roth of the Anglican Diocese of Calgary who recently put together a half-hour You Tube video to discuss reading scripture in worship. He explains what is read and why during worship (Old Testament, […]      Read More »
  • Holding on to Hope – Sunday, 01 November 2020

    Holding on to Hope – Sunday, 01 November 2020

    Leaders to join Presiding Bishop for 'Holding on to Hope: A National Service for Healing and Wholeness' On the eve of a historic election and in the midst of pandemic and racial reckoning, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will call Americans together for a live-streamed prayer service from Washington National Cathedral. The Holding on to Hope […]      Read More »
  • Shifting the place of formation

    Shifting the place of formation

    Do Mainline Protestants Need to Be More "Home-Made"? - Congregational Consulting Group I love being a Protestant minister. I believe in the "priesthood of all believers" and I'm deeply committed to my own Presbyterian denomination's way of doing things "decently and in order." But now, in the midst of this pandemic, I am increasingly concerned […]      Read More »
  • Farraline Place Fundraiser

    Farraline Place Fundraiser

    Although Farraline Place could not hold its annual fall fundraising gala dinner due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing work and caring of its residents has not been cancelled. The challenge is ongoing to make a home for low-to-modest income residents, and this particular year is more crucial than previous years. A virtual fundraiser was […]      Read More »
  • Thanksgiving 2020 Pastoral

    Thanksgiving 2020 Pastoral

    Thanksgiving 2020 Dear Friends in Christ, Giving thanks is at the centre of living the Christian life. It may seem all too obvious, but when we gather, a normal worship event is Eucharist. “Eucharist” means “thanksgiving.” In these days of the continuing worldwide pandemic, thanksgiving can be a challenge. Our lives have been changed. Our […]      Read More »
  • Cathedral sexton needed – October 2020

    Cathedral sexton needed – October 2020

    Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton NB is seeking a Sexton. Reporting to the Dean of Fredericton and working with the Committee on Properties, the successful candidate will provide custodial (janitorial), cleaning, maintenance and oversight of both the Cathedral Church and the Cathedral Memorial Hall. The work involves maintaining assigned premises in a clean and orderly condition […]      Read More »
  • Smart (er?) Stewardship

    Smart (er?) Stewardship

    Diocesan Stewardship Officer Mike Briggs writes in the October NB Anglican ‘Work smarter not harder.’ How many of us have heard the above phrase in our working lives? It is an exhortation to use your time wisely so you can produce more with less effort and is typically well understood by everyone. Have you thought […]      Read More »
  • Godly Play Resumes

    Godly Play Resumes

    Last week, the sounds of children’s voices were once again heard in our Formation Room, as Godly Play resumed for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared. Godly Play looks a little different these days. Participants need to reserve in advance using the Cathedral worship signup, and there is a maximum of 8 […]      Read More »
  • Diocesan Fall 2020 Forum

    Diocesan Fall 2020 Forum

    The Diocese of Fredericton Fall Christian Forum, which usually takes place in Fredericton, will be held online, October 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Does Liberalism need Christianity? Liberalism owes a deep debt to Christianity, having grown out of Christian theological ideas and moral commitments. The talk will explore whether liberalism therefore may not be intelligible […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – September 2020

    Bishop and Chapter News – September 2020

    Bishop and Chapter met 21 September 2020 by video conference with 11 of 14 members present. The Dean lead reflection on Gospel themes during the Season of Creation. Minutes of 15 June 2020 were adopted. Business Arising Worship refreshments - under current protocols not being considered Committee detailed budgets - two committees remaining Operational Plan […]      Read More »