From David’s blog: On February 19th 2008, the Diocese of Niagara served St. Hilda’s with legal papers with the intention of taking possession of St. Hilda’s building and freezing our bank account. On February 19th 2013, exactly five years later, I was served personally with a statement of claim for defamation of character from the [...]
Category Archive for 'Prayer'
Beloved in the Lord: Please join us in praying for the victims of and families affected by Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. “Almighty God, who created us in your image: Grant us grace fearlessly to contend against evil and to make no peace with oppression; and, that we may reverently [...]
From here: It is with a heavy heart that the Anglican Church in North America passes on the sad news today from the Anglican Diocese of Recife in Brazil. It was reported earlier that the Right Reverend Bishop Edward Robinson de Barros Cavalcanti and his wife Miriam Cavalcanti were tragically killed. Their lives were taken [...]
Via Email: Hurricane / Tropical Storm Irene caused considerable flood damage in Vermont – especially in the area around ANiC’s All Saints Anglican Mission in Rutland , Vermont . Archdeacon Michael McKinnon asks us to pray. He says: Many places in Vermont have been devastated by Tropical Storm Irene… Some of our parishioners in Rutland [...]
From the Anglican Journal Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has joined the world’s religious and political leaders in calling for an end to the “horrific acts of oppression” in Libya. Amid escalating violence in protests against Libyan leader Muammar Al-Qadhafi, Archbishop Hiltz also asked Canadian Anglicans to pray for the [...]
By e-mail: Yesterday, Archbishop Bob Duncan and I wrote Bishop Victoria Matthews – formerly bishop of Edmonton and now bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand – assuring her of our prayer and support for the people of her diocese who have been devastated by a second – far more destructive – earthquake in less than six [...]
UPDATE: The Diocese of Ottawa’s spin on the issue is here. They would like people to think that they sold St. George’s property back to them, and that we at St. Alban’s have left with nothing. This is untrue. The reality of the matter is, that between the ANiC parishes and the Diocese of Ottawa, [...]
Posted in Prayer on Sep 2nd, 2010
From the ANiC Newsletter: Pray for mediation meeting in Ottawa, September 10 Please pray for the mediation process that our Ottawa parishes – St George’s and St Alban’s – will be engaging in on Friday, September 10 with the Diocese of Ottawa regarding their church properties and assets. Pray that a mutually agreeable solution will [...]
Please pray for the Reverend Ray David Glenn and his son. Forwarded via email from ANiC Communications: Our dear Rhonda has gone to be with her Lord at one o’clock this afternoon. Thank you all for your prayers and unwavering love and support. Details of funeral arrangements will follow shortly. Please continue to uphold the [...]
With permission, an update from Rev. Ray David Glenn, of St. George’s, Lowville. Please continue to pray for him, his son Matthew and his wife Rhonda. May 25th, 2010 Dear St. George’s Family, It has been days since my last update. Although Rhonda has drifted more and more into longer and longer stretches of unresponsiveness, [...]
Please continue to pray for the Glenn family. Updates can be found here.
Please pray for Rhonda Glenn, and her husband, the Rev. Ray David, pastor of St. George’s Lowville: (From the St. George’s Lowville website) Dear St. George’s, Rhonda has had a very bad night. She has been moved to the ICU back at Hamilton General and the doctors are discussing their options with Ray David. Please [...]
Via email: Mrs Rhonda Glenn, wife of the Rev Ray David Glenn (St George’s Burlington) has just been diagnosed with a brain tumour which is causing migraine-like pain. The biopsy is scheduled for Friday (tomorrow) in Hamilton General Hospital. You can read a report from Ray David on the St George’s website. Please also pray [...]
A letter from The Rev. David Curry, Rector of Christ Church, regarding the swine flu outbreak at King’s-Edgehill School, Windsor, Nova Scotia: Dear Friends in Christ, As you are aware, King’s-Edgehill School has been in the proverbial eye of the storm with respect to the swine influenza. I would ask for your prayers as we [...]
A newly ordained friend of mine is officiating at his first funeral tomorrow afternoon. The funeral is for a one week old baby. Please pray for him, the family, and his congregation.
While the Niagara parishes expected to be in court on January 15, that will not be possible. They expect to be back in court in the near future; there will be very short notice for that court appearance. We apologise for the error in the original post.
Update: the diocese has requested adjournment until March 11 at 2:30. Please pray for our (3 of the 4 Niagara ANiC parishes) appearance in court in Hamilton next Tuesday, December 23rd at 10 a.m. We will appear again before Justice Millanetti to determine court costs. Please pray for our lawyer, Peter, that he may convince [...]
Posted in Prayer on Dec 5th, 2008
Via email: We in the Zacchaeus Fellowship pay tribute to Alan MacGowan, who died suddenly last night while participating in an Internet-based teleconference with fellow members of the Zacchaeus executive. Alan loved to witness to the transforming power of Christ, and he will be greatly missed. Alan was active in the gay community for most [...]
Via email, from the ANiC office: Archbishop Benjamin Kwashi (Jos, Nigeria) requests urgent prayer. He reports that Christians in Jos (a large city in Nigeria) “…are being attacked by Muslims. Churches have been burnt; no exact figures of casualties yet. We need prayer to stay the hand of bloodshed, destruction, violence and death. Pray for [...]
Daily Meditation and Prayer Beginning with All Saints Day, November 1st, you will find below a brief meditation for each day until November 15th, the final day of our initial synod. As we did last year in preparation for our November conference, we will use the wonderful discourses of Jesus found in the Gospel of [...]