May 21 - June 1 – Strengthening
our partnership with churches in Cuba ...
Trevor Walters is leading a small team of ANiC members to Cuba May 21-June 1 to
further our objective of building partnerships between ANiC churches and
churches in Cuba which have grown from Bishop Charles Dorrington’s years of
ministry. Bishop Dorrington leads a Reformed Episcopal Church diocese in the ACNA which encompasses Western Canada, Alaska and Cuba.
June – Ordinations
and Confirmation ...
16 at Church of Our Lord in Victoria, BC, Lynne Ellis will be ordained to the
diaconate and priesthood by Bishop Trevor Walters. At the same service, Neil
Van der Heeden, pastor of Living Edge
(Victoria, BC), will be ordained to the diaconate.
Trevor will also confirm candidates at Saint Matthew’s (Abbotsford, BC) on June 2 at the 8:45am service and at St John’s Vancouver on
June 9 at 6:30pm. And Bishop Don will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation
at Grace Church (Calgary, AB) on May 19, the Feast of Pentecost.
August 10-17 – ANiC Family
in ANiC is invited to a family camp at Camp Koinonia,
km north of Toronto and just east of Parry Sound, from August 10-17. Meals are
provided as are programs, led by camp staff, for children and teens. Please
email the Rev Peter Robinson,
rector of St Peter by the Park (Hamilton, ON) if you are interested and he’ll
provide more details.
October 31 - November 11 – Visit
opportunity to explore Israel is coming this fall, when the Rev Sharon Hayton
will lead a tour, October 31 – November 11. The trip
itinerary is on the CMJ Canada website, as is an outline of costs and
conditions and an
– Watch the Network website and newsletter for future announcements.
Various dates: Bible-in-a-Day
course offered in the Vancouver area ...
The Bible-in-a-day course is coming to three
Vancouver-area locations this spring. This course is designed to
improve your Bible literacy and provide a “big picture” understanding of God’s
work in human history and how historical events fit together. If you are in the
Vancouver area, do try to attend. And invite friends and family to do the same.
find out exactly why the Bible is the most inspired, powerful, and redemptive
book ever written; learn how the Old and New Testaments are part of the same
story; and get a unique overview of God’s one big overarching story from
beginning to end. Miracles included.
and locations are:
• Feb 16:
Vancouver, 320 East 15th Avenue, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church
• Apr 27:
Richmond, The Melville Centre for Dialogue, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
• May 6:
Downtown Vancouver, Robson Square
Check the Bible-in-a-day website for more dates and to register for scheduled seminars or to find out how to bring the Bible-in-a-Day course to your congregation.
May 6 – Ordination in Athabasca, Alberta ...
The Rev Lyle Lewis is to be ordained
to the priesthood on Monday, May 6 at 7pm at the Living Water Anglican Fellowship,
Athabasca, Alberta. Please keep Lyle in prayer and, if you are able to be
present, it would be a great blessing and encouragement for him in this step of
May 3-4 – Southern
Ontario women’s conference ...
St George’s (Burlington,
ON) is hosting a Women's Conference at Faith Mission near Milton on the weekend
of May 3-4. All women are
invited. For more information including
costs and registration see the St
April 26-27 – Evangelism conference in Toronto ...
Christ The King is hosting an evangelism conference April 26-27 at 80 Blythwood Rd, Toronto. The Rev Dr John A MacDonald, from Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania and a team of seminarians. The conference runs from Friday, April 26 at 7pm through Saturday, April 27 at 12:30pm. There is no cost but preregistration is requested. For more information, see the flyer on the church website.
April 17-19 – ANiC regional assemblies ...
Three ANiC assemblies are planned for mid April: ANiC eastern assembly, ANiC western assembly and ANiC Asian and multicultural (AMMiC) assembly. The theme for all three assemblies, “Him we proclaim… presenting everyone mature in Christ”, is drawn from Colossians 1:28. Information – and a link to registration – for all three ANiC assemblies is posted on the ANiC website.
April 14 & 21 – South Sudan bishop to speak in Calgary and Vancouver-area ...
In connection with his speaking engagements at the Vancouver assemblies, Bishop Abraham Nhial, bishop of the new diocese of Aweil in South Sudan, will speak and minister in the South Sudanese communities in both Calgary and the Vancouver area.
• Vancouver-area – April 14 - Location to be announced.
• Calgary – April 21 at 3pm, Ogden United Church, 7401 - 23 St SE.
April 14 – Hong Kong youth ministry leader speaks in Vancouver ...
Dr Saimond Ip, a Hong Kong businessman who is passionate about youth evangelism and discipleship, will speak on youth ministry at Good Shepherd Vancouver, on Sunday April 14 at 2:30-5:30pm. This meeting will be in Cantonese. If you understand Cantonese, do come!
April 12-13 – Ottawa-area
men’s seminar ...
Up O Men of God", a “don’t miss” event for men, is coming to Blackburn Hamlet
Community Church (Ottawa, ON) on the weekend of April 12-13. The Rev Garth Hunt
leads this men’s seminar designed to encourage and equip men to be all that God
intends them to be. It is open to all men in the Ottawa region – and
beyond. See the church
website for times and address. Register by emailing the church.
would like Garth+ to bring this seminar to your community, please see the ANiC website for
April 6 – Ordination in St. John's, NL ...
Bishop Charlie Masters ordained the
Rev Jared Driscoll to the priesthood at Good Samaritan (St John’s, NL). Do pray
for Jared+ as he embarks on this new stage of his calling.
Various dates: Time to
to Build campaign – which is designed to place
ANiC on a better financial footing as it responds to the demands of rapid
growth – is full steam ahead, reports Archdeacon Ron Corcoran. He has
presented to two churches on Vancouver Island and is scheduled to speak at:
• St Peters and St Paul’s (Ottawa, ON) – March 9
• St Luke’s (Pembroke, ON) – March 10
• Grace Anglican (Calgary, AB) – April 6 & 7
March 13-15 – Clergy Leadership Training Institute, part 2 ...
Immediately following the March 11-13 clergy retreat and part 1 of the
leadership training, Canon Phil Ashey, Bishop Kevin Allen and Bishop Trevor
Walters will deliver part 2 of the Leadership
Training Institute program – also at Cedar Spring Christian
Retreat Centre in Sumas, Washington. For more information and to register see here.
March 17 – Ordination
in Massachusetts ...
Bishop Don Harvey will ordain Robert Cummins, PhD as a Deacon
(transitional) in the Church of God at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Marlborough, MA. Robert is a Doctor of
Psychology with a practice in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
March 11-13 – ANiC’s 2013 Clergy Retreat at Cedar Springs, Washington ...
March 9 – Vancouver Island women’s conference ...
A Liveword Women’s Conference, “On Eagles’ Wings” from Exodus 19, will be held at ANiC’s Christ’s Church Oceanside, meeting at 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC on March 9 from 9:30am to 3:30pm. Three godly women speakers will bring this Old Testament text alive as they apply it to our life and faith today. This conference is identical to the one being held in Vancouver on February 16. Come and bring your friends! Be prepared to be inspired by the excellent teaching, uplifting music and great fellowship. Registration and other details are here: www.livewordvancouver.com
March 4-6 – 2013 Anglican 1000 summit ...
The next Anglican 1000
church planting summit is slated for 4-6 March 2013 at Church of the Resurrection, Wheaton, Illinois
March 3 – Ordination in Carleton Place (near Ottawa) ...
On Sunday, March 3 at 3pm, David Kemp will be ordained as a Deacon at Eternal Hope Anglican Church in
Carleton Place, ON. Dave has served that congregation as lay pastor
since Eternal Hope’s founding. Those in the Ottawa area are invited to support
Dave in this step. Eternal Hope meets at 117 Victoria St, Carleton Place, ON.
February 17 – Ordination in Montreal ...
On Sunday, February 17, Bishop Charlie Masters will ordain Alan Arnold as a Deacon at Saint Timothy’s Anglican Bible Church
(Montreal). The service will be at 2pm in Lakeside Heights Baptist
Church, 275 Braebrooke Avenue in Pointe-Claire, QC. All are welcome to support
Alan in this step of faith by your presence and prayer.
February 16 – Women’s conference (Vancouver, BC) ...
The 2013 Liveword Women’s Conference, “On Eagles’ Wings” from Exodus 19, will be held in Vancouver on February 16, 2013 from 9:30am to 3:30am. Three godly women speakers will bring this Old Testament text alive as they apply it to our life and faith today. Come and bring your friends! Be prepared to be inspired by the excellent teaching, uplifting music and great fellowship. Registration and other details are available at www.livewordvancouver.com.
February 5 – Healing ministry launches in Ottawa ...
The Revs David Crawley and Liba Straznicky are launching a new ministry of Christian healing in Ottawa called Living Water, Healing Streams. All are invited to the inaugural service at St Peter & St Paul’s, 152 Metcalfe St, Ottawa on Tuesday, February 5 at 7pm.
“The aim of Living Water, Healing Streams is to walk and work in the power of the Lord as He brings His healing to the lives of those who seek His presence. Through biblical instruction, group workshops, seminars, retreats and personal prayer, God’s desire that all creation come into unity and wholeness in and with Him will be sought and claimed.”
February 8-9 – Prayer seminar in Windsor, ON ...
The Rev Garth Hunt will lead a prayer seminar “Developing Intimacy with God” on the weekend of February 8-9 in Windsor, hosted by St Aidan’s, Windsor. The seminar will be at Parkwood Gospel Temple, 3005 Temple Drive, Windsor, ON.
The schedule is:
• Friday, February 8. 7:30 – 9pm
• Saturday, February 9, 9am – 4pm
For more information and to register, please contact Pat at 519-966-0994 or St Aidan's office at 519-962-5931. Please bring your lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.
February 2 – Regional Men's Breakfast at Red Crest Golf Club (west of Newmarket) ...
"ADVANCING WITH JESUS SHOULDER TO SHOULDER"
Saturday February 2nd from 9:00 to 11:15 am
• At Red Crest Golf Club (west of Newmarket, just east of Hwy. 400)
• Located at: 17700 Keele Street (Kettleby, ON L0G 1J0)
• Cost: $20 per person
• Speaker: Jonathan Wong
• Shanahan Ford
Please reserve in advance with Walter
Marshall by email at email@example.com by January 28.
More info: 705-999-2911. See the event poster.
Mission trip planned to explore partnerships with Anglican churches in Cuba ...
Clergy and church leaders are invited to apply to accompany Bishop Trevor Walters on a mission trip to Cuba, 1-12 February 2013. Bishop Trevor says, “This trip is open to leaders from ANiC parishes which are open to establishing a financial partnership with a Cuban Anglican church.” There is no cost to the individual; Hungry for Life – a mission agency with a heart for promoting direct relationships between Canadian Christians and those in developing countries – is both organizing and fully sponsoring the trip.
The churches in Cuba have been planted through the efforts of the Reformed Episcopal Church Diocese of Western Canada and Alaska and particularly Bishop Charles and Claudia Dorrington’s faithful ministry. Bishop Charles says, “God has blessed the work in Cuba with tremendous growth and our diocese welcomes the partnership of ANiC churches in sharing with us in both the financial support and spiritual blessing of this ministry.”
Application forms are available here. For more information email Bishop Trevor
January 30-31 – Clergy Event for Southern Ontario – with Bishops Don Harvey and Charlie Masters ...
January 30, 10 am to January 31, 1:30 pm at Faith Mission at 10463 2nd Line Campbellville/Milton
Cost: $80 (accommodation and meals)
Please register with Garth Hunt before Friday Jan. 25 at firstname.lastname@example.org (after Jan. 25 the cost is $99 )
Indicate any food allergies
Please bring sheets and a pillow (or sleeping bag)
See the event poster for more information
January 13 – The Rev Shihoko Warren will be ordained as a priest
on Sunday, January 13 at 3pm at the Church of the
Good Shepherd Vancouver. Shihoko has begun conducting monthly Japanese language services in
Vancouver. Sixteen were present at the first service, including some
February 3 – The Rev Melvin Tai and the Rev Len Finn will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Charlie Masters and Bishop Stephen Leung at Christ The King (Toronto).
Short-term mission trip opportunity ...
ANiC’s Asian & Multicultural Ministries in Canada (AMMiC) is organizing a short-term mission trip to minister to abandoned and disabled children in Sanmenxia, Henan Province, China, 16-31 July 2013. January 8 is the deadline for expressing your interest by contacting AMMiC. For more information, see a video posted on the AMMiC home page as well as on YouTube and look at the brochure.
AMMiC also is tentatively planning another short-term mission trip to Thailand/Myanmar in 2014. Stay tuned for more information.
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