Bishop's Messages 2016

Christmas 2016 letter from Bishop Charlie Masters
15 December 2016 – This year, as I reflect on the birth of Jesus, I find myself returning to the words of the angels to the shepherds that first Christmas night…"Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people..."  Read the full letter.

Bishop Charlie writes orthodox Anglicans
Lately we've received many inquiries from disheartened Anglicans. In response, Bishop Charlie wrote an open letter.  
Earlier ANiC bishops responded to the ACoC's actions.

Letter to clergy re race-police violence in US
23 September 2016 – I'm writing you this pastoral letter with a heavy heart. You have likely been watching, as I have, the growing unrest and outright violence in the US related to African-Americans and law enforcement. Most recently Tulsa, Oklahoma & Charlotte, North Carolina have been in the news. Read the full letter.

Bishop's response to the decision of the Anglican Church of Canada to change their Canon on Marriage
14 July 2016 – We the Bishops of the Anglican Network in Canada are truly saddened by the decision made by the Anglican Church of Canada at their 41st General Synod to change the Canon (and definition) of Marriage. Read the full letter.

ANiC congratulates Queen Elizabeth II on her 90th birthday
21 April 2016 – "Your Majesty, On behalf of the Anglican Network in Canada, it is my privilege to congratulate you and wish you great joy on this your 90th birthday." Read his full letter.

Bishop Charlie's Easter 2016 Pastoral letter
22 March 2016 – This week, Holy Week, marks the most momentous event in history – the complete, eternal and comprehensive victory by the hero of our faith, Jesus Christ. The enemy is sin, death and judgement, and Jesus, in one great action, defeated all of these by his death and resurrection…" Read his full letter.

Bishop Charlie asks parishes to include ANiC's 5 Priorities in Vestry meeting
12 February 2016 – "I ask that you include our 5 Ministry Priorities in your prayers, thoughts and discussions – as you prepare for your vestry meeting, during the meeting, and in the very life of your church." Read his full letter.

Bishop Charlie reflects further on the Primates meeting in Canterbury
29 January 2016 – Ever since I returned from Canterbury, arriving home Monday, January 18, I have been praying about and wanting to share with all of you in the Diocese a bit more information and some further reflections. Read his full letter.

Bishop Charlie Masters statement from the Primates meeting in Canterbury
14 January 2016 – We are so grateful for the godly leadership and clear vision of the GAFCon and Global South Primates and for their partnership with us… Please read his full statement.