Marc Potvin

Churchwarden, St. Anne’s Anglican Church
Toronto, Ontario
Diocese of Toronto

I came to know the Anglican Foundation of Canada through the many applications we have made to the Snell Trust in support of art and music projects at St. Anne’s. The church is itself a work of art, with the interior decorated with the only known religious artwork by members of the Group of Seven. The grants that St. Anne’s has received from the Foundation have allowed us to create a unique form of outreach through art exhibitions by local and Indigenous artists and musical performances in a wide range of styles. St. Anne’s celebrates art and music as distinctive human expressions that are a meeting place for divine-human encounter. Donations to the Foundation enable us to create opportunities for the wider community to encounter the arts and music as holy ground.