On the Thursday afternoon of National Convention, delegates passed a motion adopting The Resolution Preventing Sexual Exploitation.
Canadian Anglicans and Lutherans gathered on Parliament Hill in an act of public witness. The event was lead by youth (some who are delegates of the 2013 Joint Assembly and others from the wider community) and drew attention to the issues of access to clean drinking water for all people, especially Canada’s First Nations people.
Photos from the ELCIC sessions at the 2013 Joint Assembly.
Photos from the Anglican Church of Canada afternoon and evening sessions, July 5, 2013.
Photos from in and around the Friday morning joint session of the 2013 Joint Assembly.
In episode 3 of Joint Assembly on Demand, host Evelyn Hornbeck looks at the call to care for the environment and all of creation. What role can the churches play? How can individual members respond?
In Friday morning’s joint session, executive directors of Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) and the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) were interviewed together by segment host Bishop Michael Pryse of the Eastern Synod of the ELCIC. Watch the video. Adele Finney, executive director of PWRDF, is also an artist, a published playwright, a […]
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) National Bishop Susan Johnson thanked convention delegates for a rich conversation after many of them used an open mike opportunity to react to the National Church Council’s (NCC) Strategic Plan for 2013-2017. Everyone was aware of the projections of 64 congregations closing by 2020 and a plunge in revenue […]
Jennifer Henry, Executive Director of KAIROS, and Sarah Stratton, Education and Campaigns Program Coordinator for KAIROS, offered a powerful presentation to delegates at the 2013 Joint Assembly on the devastating effects of irresponsible resource extraction in Canada and around the world. Their presentation offered delegates the opportunity to become more familiar with the issues of […]
Following opening devotions, the Anglican Council of Indigenous People presented a gift to ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson.