Magazine article Anglican Journal

Caring as Christ Did

Magazine article Anglican Journal

Caring as Christ Did

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CORRECTIONS

* In Calgary church reaches out to Muslims (Nov. 2014, p. 3) the first letter of the surname Garrison was spelled with an H in some references.

* The Archdeacon of Sudbury/ Manitoulin District, Anne Gerond, was identified as a layperson in the photo caption for A healthy parish 'looks beyond its walls' (Sept. 2014, p.11).

Kate Chapman in her letter, Worship God, not creation (Sept. 2014, P. 5), too hastily disparages environmentalists. To worship God means to dedicate our whole selves, minds included, to caring as Christ did. Science, which informs environmentalists, is integral to our health and life. Rejecting science amounts to burying our talent in the ground (Matt. 25:14-18).

God's call to be stewards of creation gives us the obligation to service, not just enjoyment of the gift. The Marks of Mission tell us to help people in need, work to make things fairer, look after the planet. The plight of those on the Pacific Islands menaced with submersion by rising sea levels, the acidification of the ocean by carbon emissions--comes from phytoplankton at risk from acidic warming. …

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