Anglican Journal

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Articles from Vol. 137, No. 4, April

How Do You Grow Your Church? St. Stephen's in Oldcastle, Ont. Provides an Inspiring Example
IT TOOK ONLY one visit to the rural church of St. Stephen's for Hilary Payne to end his longstanding association with an urban church in Windsor, Ont. "The atmosphere at St. Stephen's is positive, joyful and superbly welcoming," says the retired engineer...
No Healing without Foundation, Says TRC Chair
The loss of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, which is winding down operations this spring, is "tremendous," according to Justice Murray Sinclair, chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). In an interview with the Anglican...
Reconciliation 'A Canadian Problem,' Says Sinclair
Canadians need to get involved in the reconciliation process, according to Justice Murray Sinclair, because the legacy of the residential schools is "a Canadian problem." Justice Sinclair, chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC),...
The Hand of David Salmon
"The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers." (Ephesians 4:11) FR. DAVID SALMON, the first Gwich'in Athabaskan to be ordained to the priesthood, was one of the most inspiring people...
Understanding Passover
"ANYONE know what Passover A is?" Blank stares. One of the kids had put his hand up and asked what Passover is. So I asked the class if anyone knew. I've always been intrigued by the number of times "Passover" is used in the holy week scriptures...
'We Glory in Your Cross'
My dad was a very fine woodworker. He kept many kinds of wood on hand in his well-equipped workshop. With spruce and pine, he built tables and chairs and bookcases. With mahogany, he rebuilt our kitchen cupboards and crafted a beautiful corner cabinet...
'We Think We Are in Control'
SHE MAY BE living out of a sleeping bag after the devastating Feb. 22 earthquake, but her spirit is unbroken. In a telephone interview, Victoria Matthews, Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church of Aotearon, New Zealand and Polynesia, said...
What Colour Is Your Church?
MY FRIEND IAN is a great guy, but why he persists in joining his wife at Sunday service is beyond me. For years, he "did" the flowers at their church, using his considerable talent to create beautiful, seasonal bouquets. Whenever the church needed...
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