Tag Archives: Anglican Church of Canada

Canada and the Refugee Crisis: Part Two

This is the second part of a talk I gave on Ascension Day 2017 at Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, on Canada and the Refugee Crisis. The first part was where I give an overview of the history and current situation … Continue reading

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Not All Delegates are Alike

General Synod Delegates and the Populations They Represent In the last blog post I reviewed the raw statistics collected by the General Synod in order to determine the number of clergy and lay delegates each diocese could send to General … Continue reading

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The 21st Largest City in Canada: Anglican Church Attendance in Canada

This will be the first of three posts I am going to put up here on my blog. This one is going to be about the attendance statistics collected by the General Synod. The second will be about how the … Continue reading

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That Other Blog I’ve Been Working On

I haven’t posted much on this blog lately because I’ve been posting on another blog – the Diocese of BC at GS2016. It’ll give you a partial view of the 41st meeting of the General Synod of the Anglican Church … Continue reading

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Refugee Settlement Update June 21, 2016, Refugee Program of the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia

Part of my life is being the Refugee Coordinator for the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia. When I took this on in February 2015 we had only one settlement of a family taking place, and it was soon completed. We … Continue reading

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On Being a Priest

At the age of twenty-six I became an elder. Not an elder in age, of course, but I was ordained to be an elder in the church. Elder in  the Greek of the early church is πρεσβύτερος or presbuteros. This … Continue reading

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Will Our Bishops Have Faith?

I feel sorry for C. C. J. Carpenter, who was a bishop in the Episcopal Church of the US between 1938 and 1968. He was undoubtedly a decent man and an effective leader. But that is not what he is … Continue reading

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