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Anglican NetNews
March 27, 2019

From the Bishop’s Office

Where is the Bishop

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Resignation, Rachael Parker |Ordination - Miller, Skerritt, Fish Cumine Read More


Rector, St. John the Evangelist, Sackville Read More

2019 MORE Mission Schools

2019 MORE Mission Schools - Register NOW for upcoming Module #3 – South Shore, Valley and Eastern Shore Regions. Read More


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

Parish Vitality Coordinator


Revive is a small-group discipleship program for active lay leaders to help them grow in confidence as spiritual leaders who love God and want to live a Jesus-shaped life. Read More


Encourage and explore prayer in your small group gatherings. 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

Synod Office Notices

Diocesan Heating Oil Program

Furnace Oil price this week... Read More

Diocesan Annual Return Forms

These include the Parochial Return Form, Statistic Return Form, Parish Information Form, and this being a Synod year, a Certificate of Election --- all due by March 31st, 2019. Read More


Notice to all Parish Treasurers and Wardens Please be advised that the Minimum Wage rates for both Nova Scotia and PEI are increasing on April 1, 2019. Read More

Call for Scrutineers at Diocesan Synod

Call for Scrutineers at Diocesan Synod Will you be attending Synod in May? Can you count up to 100? Do you like having the excuse to wander around and stretch your legs? Are you enough of a Synod junkie that you stay in the meeting room most of the time? Read More

Youth Ministry Notices

Community Roots Day Camp - We're Hiring!

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Messy Fiesta in Truro on April 6 (PDF attached)

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Partner Ministry – Partner List (2017 – 2019) Synod Prayer 2017

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Don’t miss out on the opportunity for a meditative Lenten experience on Sat. Apr. 6 that also provides opportunity for fellowship with others. All are welcome! READ MORE Read More

Learn about Bonny Lea Farm

You are invited to hear Liz Finney, Fund Development Director at Bonny Lea Farm, speak about Nova Scotia's first and only one-stop, all-inclusive, residential, vocational and therapeutic service provider for adults with intellectual disabilities – Read More


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Prayer Partner Initiative for the Parishes in our Diocese

Did you know that our Diocese has a Prayer Partner Ministry? Further, that it is a ministry that was initiated at Synod 2017 by the Anglican Church Women Board? Also, and most importantly, did you know that it is not a ministry for just the women in the parish? It is a Prayer Partner Ministry for the whole parish. Read More

Faces of Human Trafficking Panel Presentation and Discussion

Plan on attending the Faces of Human Trafficking Panel Presentation & Discussion, Hidden in Plain Sight – Modern Slavery, Sat. May 4, Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield, starting at 9:00. The full day program goes until 3:30, lunch provided, and includes a Memorial Service and launch of the Annual Project 2019/20. Read More

Social Justice

Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019

Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019 will be a diverse, inter-generational gathering at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B. on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. This Gathering from May 2nd- 5th will be a time when those from all walks of life can delve deeper into social justice issues that are close to our hearts Read More

General Notices


The Church of the Nativity, Sandy Cove invites priests to celebrate the Eucharist at 11:00 AM each Sunday during the summer months. In return, we offer the use of the Sandy Cove Rectory rent free for the time you are here. We ask that you come for at least two, but not more than three, consecutive weeks. Read More

Marriage Success Course, St. Luke's, Dartmouth


Looking for a new Church Musician and Choir Director

St. James Anglican, Armdale (Halifax) is looking for a new Church Musician and Choir Director. Are you an experienced musician with the ability to play both pipe organ and piano? Read More

Atlantic School of Theology

The Honourable Mayann Francis Faith in Action Award 2019

PLEASE NOTE: Nominations for The Honourable Mayann Francis Faith in Action Award 2019 have been extended until March 29, 2019. Read More


Looking to learn something new in 2019? Be sure and check out our continuing education opportunities this winter! Get the full details by clicking the links below. Winter Term 2019 Read More

"Working Together" An AST Community Digital Art Project

WORKING TOGETHER An AST Community Digital Art Project March 12 to April 12, 2019 For students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of AST Read More

AST Convocation Date for 2019

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Gala Dinner 2019 Fundraiser with guest speaker Eliza Knockwood

We are excited that our guest speaker this year will be Eliza Knockwood, Spiritual Film Artist and Water Protector. Eliza is an L’nu (Mi’kmaq). Well-travelled and passionate about land issues and the protection of the environment, she is a respected voice of the Peoples, locally and globally. Read More

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

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

Worship & Concerts

St. Edward the Confessor, Clementsport Church Schedule, March

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St. Matthew Passion, King's College Chapel Choir

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Holy Week Service Schedule, All Saints, Bedford

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Emmanuel Anglican Church, 322 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield

invites you to our Wednesdays in Lent, 10:00 am Eucharist followed by our Lenten Bible Study 2019 Theme: Women of Action Read More

St. Edward the Confessor Church Service Schedule

The following are the Services for the month of April 2019, which will be held at the Anglican Church of St. Edward the Confessor, 1650 Highway No. 1, Clementsport, Annapolis County. All are most welcome to attend… Read More

Cycle of Prayer

January-March 2019 Prayer Cycle

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Events, Suppers & Fund Raisers

St. John's, Westphal Flea Market

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St. John the Evangelist Parish Annual Barbecue Pork Dinner:

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Casserole Luncheon, St. Margaret of Scotland, Hfx

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Flea Market, St. Luke's, Dartmouth

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Holy Trinity Emmanuel Super Soup and Sandwich Friday

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"Truly Tangled Trial" Benefit Performance , St. Francis by the Lakes

The costs for Meaghan’s treatment is at a minimum of $45,000., and then some. There has also been a Go Fund Me page started up to help. Meaghan could have to stay in Toronto for up to a year, along with a caregiver..... accommodation near the hospital won’t be cheap! Read More

Church of Saint Andrew Chowder Luncheons

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Flea Market St. Margaret of Scotland Church

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Mission to Seafarers, "A Toast to Spring"

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St. Andrew's, Locks Road Fish Chowder Luncheon

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Black Loyalist story

My name is Davie Hartley. I am a descendent of the Black Loyalist. I live in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. I work at the Black Loyalist Heritage Center. I am responsible for setting up and doing outreach presentations. I do presentation all over Nova Scotia. Read More

St. Luke's Annual Mayfest Yard & Bake Sale

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"Jazz on the Green" , Parish of Armdale

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Annual Clergy Retreat "Sinners and Saints"

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What’s Happening at Our Cathedral

For information on this month's activities at the Cathedral Church of All Saints, click the EVENTS tab on the website:

Calendar of Meetings and More Events

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