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2024 RFP

Scott Brubacher explains that AFC wants to encourage Canadian Anglicans to connect with fellow Christians from the Oriental Orthodox Churches through ecumenical outreach projects and new shared ministries, “so that we may learn from each other and appreciate the diversity that exists within the Body of Christ.”

Brubacher says the RFP has been developed in close consultation with the Trust Advisory Committee for the Scholarship of St Basil the Great, which is providing the funding.

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Edmonton AGM

Scott Brubacher closed the AGM with a tribute to Archbishop Linda Nicholls. “Your Grace, I want to thank you for your careful leadership of AFC, the wisdom and insight you have brought to our meetings, for your prayers on our behalf, the guidance you have given me over the last two and a half years as Executive Director, and the personal generosity you have shown toward AFC’s programs over the years, including toward Say Yes! to Kids.”

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Q2 Grants Approved

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) Board of Directors met in Edmonton on May 22–23, 2024, and approved $160,000 in grants to 24 applicants in 17 Dioceses, bringing the 2024 grants total to date to $325,000. The Board also approved a loan of up to $100,000 for a roofing project in the Diocese of Quebec.

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Huron ACW Say Yes!

The Huron ACW will match up to $10,000 all donations to the Diocese of Huron Says Yes! to Camp Huron team, which is highlighting the need for camp bursaries. “We are so grateful to the Huron ACW for this leadership gift,” says the Rev. Canon Gerry Adam, Director, Camp Huron. “Camp Huron believes that no child should be turned away because of their financial circumstances… but the demand for bursaries grows every year.”

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Support for Indigenous Youth

Archbishop Chris Harper says he is grateful for the financial support and encouragement that grants from the Say Yes! to Kids program have given to Indigenous youth. “These events have opened the doors for our Indigenous youth to participate in wider faith programs where they might have never been able to join and celebrate with other youth of their age groups.”

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New Fund to Honour Primate

“Archbishop Linda has made a great contribution to the ministry of the Anglican Church of Canada and the wider church over the years,” said the Most Rev. David Edwards, Bishop of Fredericton, and Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada. “In many ways she has been a beacon and pathfinder for the ministry of women here, and overseas. It is very appropriate that this new fund is being established in her name. It is my hope that many people will support it.”

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Music Mends Minds

“It’s wonderful when parishes can start something based on the expertise, capacity, and availability of the people who are in the Sunday morning congregation,” says the Rev. Madeleine Urion. “But that’s not always the case anymore. I think we have to look beyond our own parishes to the Body of Christ in the world. The future of the church is letting go of what is conventional and broadly imagining our purpose, our relevance and our resources.

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2024 AGM to be in Alberta

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) will host its Annual General Meeting of members on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral, Edmonton, at 7:30 p.m. MDT. The AGM will be preceded by an Evensong service at 5:45 p.m. where the Most Rev. Linda Nicholls will preach, and the Rt. Rev. Stephen London will preside. Between the service and AGM, AFC will host a wine and cheese reception for guests in attendance.

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SYTK Sunday Liturgy

The new SYTK Sunday liturgy has been developed by a team of AFC’s clergy board directors from across Canada. It is hoped that Anglican parishes across Canada will join forces on Sunday, June 2, or another Sunday after Pentecost to pray for the health and well-being of young people in their churches, communities, and beyond.

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