Can happiness and homework really go hand-in-hand? According to The Rev. J. Wesley Denyer, they truly can.“The kids love coming here,” says Denyer. “The look of joy you see on their faces is a huge reward.” The same is true for the club’s volunteers, many of them retirees drawn from the three Toronto churches that have helped to ensure the success of the program for more than ten years.
The Anglican Foundation of Canada is proud to support the revitalization of Indigenous languages. The Mentor–Apprentice Program was a 2020 AFC grant recipient. Here, in her own words, is one participant’s moving testimonial about the impact of this inspiring program.
Earlier this summer, we caught up with Arden Denyer-Willis, age 10, who made her broadcasting debut as narrator of the 10th and final episode of the Anglican Foundation of Canada’s Foundation Forward podcast. The extended season finale was based on Judy Rois’ 3rd children’s book Generous People are Everywhere.
AFC recognizes that in today’s fast-paced and complex environment, church leaders need to be versatile and have a broad range of knowledge to anticipate and lead change. They need to be authentic and reflective, collaborative, and inspirational. In 2020 AFC awarded $52,000 in bursaries for theological education to students enrolled in a variety of programs. Here are some of them.