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Anglican NetNews
May 29, 2019

From the Bishop’s Office


Applications for the second round of applications for 2019 are now being sought. Applications must be received by the Executive Secretary of Synod by Friday 31 May 2019 for consideration by Diocesan Council at its June 2019 meeting. Read More


Diocesan Vocations Coordinator Position - ¾ time Read More


Program Facilitator – Full-time, approx. 2 months (July and August) Read More

Where is the Bishop

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Synod Service Notice | R. Carter Apt. |Ordination - Miller, Skerritt, Fish Cumine, B. Lee, T. Dawson, D. Beck | Growth for Ministry Fund Applications Read More

Parish Vitality Coordinator


Focusing ministries to be more missional means leveraging the existing resources we already have in our congregations. Read More

SUMMER BOOK CLUB: Seeking a Path Forward

Explore the wilderness of missional ministry in a relaxed discussion over 8 weeks as lay people and clergy read a popular leadership book together. Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory is written by professor and Presbyterian minister Tod Bolsinger. Read More


The author of Surprise the World: The Five Habits of Highly Missional People, is coming to the Maritimes! Spend a day under the teaching of missiologist Michael Frost, talking about the rapidly changing culture of the Church and how we equip and empower our congregations to reach the neighbourhoods they live and work in. Read More


SIGN UP NOW! Four dates and locations have been set for learning sessions on Small Group Facilitation. These 2-hour workshops are set for the South Shore, Northumbria,Dartmouth and Fort Sackville Regions. Read More

THE CONNECTORS: Missional Learning Community

SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - - - The Connectors TWO is a year-long learning community to intentionally guide participants to join in God’s mission. This supportive network of peers – a blend of lay and clergy - fosters skills in praying for, recognizing and acting upon opportunities for mission Read More


VITAL CHURCH MARITIMES 2019 Conference Nov. 21 to Nov. 23 in Truro, NS REGISTRATION IS OPEN! - - - SIGN UP NOW ... get the EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT RATES! (for both the conference and the hotel). Read More

Synod Office Notices

Diocesan Heating Oil Program

Furnace Oil price this week... Read More


Please note that the Synod Office will start summer office hours beginning on June 7th, 2019. The office will be open from 9-12 noon and this will continue until August 30th, 2019. Read More

Social Justice

Respect Justice Camp, Diocese of Huron

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Educational Events

Education for Ministry

Education for Ministry (EfM) is a program of theological education by extension for lay people. There are four years of study, but participants commit for one year at a time, meeting in small groups with a trained mentor. Read More

Atlantic School of Theology

Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution

AST welcomes the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution back to campus this term for a second offering of TPN1, TPN2, TPN3 and TPN4. Read More

AST PODCAST: Episode 27: A Simple Droplet of Blood

In a culture in which we really need feel-good stories, Elizabeth Holmes gave us one. Read More

God and Cancer Scans

Join us for an uplifting evening of expressions, reflections and experiences at our Hayes Symposium keynote evening. Read More

An Indigenous Earthy Spirituality with Adrian Jacobs

Participants will experience Indigenous ceremonies and reflect on this in group conversation. A heightened sensual awareness of the beautiful Mi’Kmaq territory may result. Read More

Navigating & Surviving Eldercaare, Continuing Ed. Offering

How do we respond to te needs of parents, grandparents, neighbours, and parishioners as they age? Read More

Theology, Injustice & Resistance with Dr. Martin Rumscheidt Read More

Camino Nova Scotia

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Worship & Concerts

Music for a Great Space: Celebrating the Feast of the Ascension

The Choir of All Saints Cathedral, directed by Paul Halley featuring Curtis Dietz, trumpeter Sunday, June 2 at 4 PM The Cathedral Church of All Saints, 1330 Martello St Halifax, Nova Scotia Tickets available ($20 adult/$10 student): or over the phone at 902-448-3473 Read More

Makin' Music, Dolby Hill Hall, Head of Jeddore

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Cathedral Choir concert

On Sunday June 2 at 4 PM, The Choir of All Saints Cathedral will present a concert of masterworks composed for the great Cathedrals of England and Europe to commemorate the Feast of the Ascension. This concert marks the end of the choir’s 2018/19 season. Read More

25th anniversary of the fire that ravaged St. George’s (Round) Church

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Celebration of New Ministry between The Rev. Deborah Lonergan-Freake

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All Saints Church, Bedford 150th Anniversary Celebration

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Celebrate 40 years of Ministry and Outreach

Come join us on the Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin, Thursday, August 15, 2019, to celebrate 40 years of Ministry and Outreach of the Society of Our Lady Saint Mary at Bethany Place, 10275 Highway 217 West,Rossway. Sister Bonnie and Sister Barbara Read More


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Cycle of Prayer

Prayer Cycle for April/May/June, 2019

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Events, Suppers & Fund Raisers

Annual Clergy Retreat "Sinners and Saints"

Retreat information and Registration Form at the bottom Read More

Diocese of Huron hosting 9th Canada Justice Camp "Respect"

The Diocese of Huron is hosting 9th Anglican Church of Canada Justice Camp on the theme of RESPECT from August 13-19, 2019 at St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario. Read More

Church Yard Sale and BBQ St. Francis By The Lakes

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Casserole Luncheon St Margaret of Scotland Church Hall

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Christ Church (Dartmouth) Choral Camp 2019!

Does your child like to sing? During this one-week (Monday-Sunday) day camp, young singers will get the opportunity to learn and perform a wide range of styles of choral music from ancient to contemporary. Read More

Plant Sale, and More

Annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, garden books, tools and pots, turkey burgers, antiques and collectibles will be available at the Annual St. George's Plant Sale, 2221 Maitland St., Friday, May 31, 3-6 pm, and Saturday , June 1, 9-12 noon. Tours of the Round Church will also be happening. Read More

Lobster Supper and Silent Auction:St. John's Anglican Church Westphal

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The Anglican Church of Saint Andrew will be holding a Yard Sale

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St. Mark’s Church at the Hydrostone , Yard Sale

5522 Russell Street, Halifax (corner Gottingen & Russell) Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm - Rain or Shine! Read More

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, St. Timothy's Hall

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Doc McCoy Saturday, June 15th, 2019 @ 6:30 PM Read More

St. James Anglican Church Father’s Day Breakfast

If you are looking for a great spot to take your father for breakfast on the Father’s Day weekend, look no further. Come to St. James Anglican Church in Herring Cove on June 15, 2019 from 8am – 11am. Read More

39th Annual Lobster Supper, All Saints, Bedford

All Saints Anglican Church, Bedford 39th Annual Lobster Supper Read More

Flea Market/Yard Sale/Book Sale

Flea Market/Yard Sale/Book Sale St. Andrews Anglican Church 8 Locks Rd., Dartmouth, 902-435-2987 Read More

Atlantic Theological Conference

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Halifax National Organ Festival 2019 – “Changing Tides 2019”

Royal Canadian College of Organists’ upcoming Halifax National Organ Festival 2019 – “Changing Tides 2019”. It is being hosted by the Halifax Centre of the RCCO on July 7th – 11th. Information regarding the event can be found on the Festival website Read More

Parish of Clements Yard Sale, 5th Year

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What’s Happening at Our Cathedral

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Calendar of Meetings and More Events

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