O God, on this day when we celebrate the birthday of our country, we give thanks for the majestic beauty of its mountains, lakes, oceans, fields, and hills. Help us to be thankful for our freedom and to share our resources with others. Amen.
The Diocese of Edmonton’s Indigenous Ministries Initiative and Bleeding Heart Art Space collaborated with a number of local partners on a new public art installation, made possible by a grant from the Anglican Foundation of Canada.
To mark the AFC’s diamond anniversary, the (in)finite: spiritual conversations in cloth exhibition places the spotlight on the work of textile and fibre artists from across Canada – and it takes a fascinating look at the diverse influences that have set them on their individual paths to spiritual enlightenment.
Vancouver’s magnificent Christ Church Cathedral is set to showcase some truly inspirational works of art this spring. To mark AFC’s diamond anniversary, the (in)finite: spiritual conversations in cloth exhibition explores the “finite limitations of humanity and the ineffable, infinite nature of the Divine” in a special exhibition space in the cathedral’s chancel.
Just in time for spring, AFC has released a new placemat! Perfect for parish brunches and community events. The reverse side features fun activities and games for children. Placemat orders over 500 are 20¢ each. 16.5″ x 10.5″ Order yours today. Please email Sharon Sorenson or call 416-924-9199 ext. 244.
The Anglican Foundation is excited to announce the recipients of the 2016 Request-for-Proposals grants. AFC requested proposals that address the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action. An award of $10,000 was given to four proposals.
Just in time for the holiday season, AFC has released a limited-edition placemat for Christmas. Perfect for parish brunches and community events. The reverse side features fun activities and games for children. Placemat orders over 500 are 20¢ each. 16.5″ x 10.5″ Order yours today. Please email Sharon Sorenson or call 416-924-9199 ext. 244.
(in)finite: A juried exhibition inviting submissions of artwork of a spiritual nature from artists working predominantly in textile and fibre media, including perspectives from First Nations artists and a range of faith traditions. Exhibition Dates: May 25 to June 4, 2017.
Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada and Chair of the Anglican Foundation of Canada, visits with children of immigrant families who come every week day to St. Simon-the-Apostle Church to do their homework, enjoy a nutritious snack, play and have fun with kids their age.
As part of the 60th Anniversary Celebrations taking place in May 2017, the Anglican Foundation will be sponsoring an exhibit of sacred art at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC.