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Week of 13 January 2002

Canada
Ontario: Cambridge, Trinity (Huron)

Discussion Groups
St Bede's Anglican Mailing List: 'We are members of the worldwide Anglican Communion, friends of Anglicanism and seekers. We respect the diversity of Anglicans throughout the world and we seek to share our growth in Christ. We take the following Scripture as guiding us on this path: And now faith, hope and love [caritas] abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love. (1 Corinthians 13:13)'

England
Bourne, St Mary Bourne (Winchester) A stunningly good website.
Southport, St Francis of Assisi (Kew) (Liverpool)

Resources
Cumbria Christianity: a resource index of churches and other Christian activity in the Lake District and the Borders.

Measures of the General Synod of the Church of England: an online archive at Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Christian Bookshops directory: an online database of Christian bookshops in the UK.

disestablish.co.uk: a web-based movement committed to ending the establishment of the Church of England, sooner rather than later.

Events
Canada: Ontario, Brockville, 11-14 August 2002: Royal School of Church Music Summer School
The Royal School of Church Music, Eastern Ontario Branch (Canada), is holding a 3 1/2 day Summer School in Brockville (City of The Thousand Islands), Eastern Ontario, Canada. The course is ecumenical and is designed for musicians in small city and country churches, with workshops in Organ, Choral, Piano/Keyboard and Guitar. Also included are all lunches, dinners, coffee breaks, receptions, concerts, boat cruise and field trips. Come and make your holiday a "noteworthy" experience! For an information package please contact: The Royal School of Church Music, C/O Fraser Carr, Box 1515, Prescott, ON K0E 1T0, Canada, Telephone (613) 925-4930 or E-mail fraser.carr@recorder.ca

England: Lincoln: 7 February 2002: Planning for Change
A day seminar run by members of the Living Stones Consultancy at Edward King House. Of interest to all church members who are keen to engage more effectively with the local community, and particularly, where major changes to the buildings are being considered. Cost (including lunch & refreshments) 30 per person. For further information, contact Pam Nicholls on 020 7976 6347 or e-mail info@living-stones.org.uk. Closing date 22 January 2002.

England: 5-18 July 2002: Anglican Architectural Roots
A Study Tour to England illustrating the medieval Catholic Church, the impact of the Reformation, Puritanism and the Development of nonconformity and the nineteenth Century Gothic Revival. Dates: July 5-18, 2002. Led from New York by Professors Deirdre Good and Bill Doubleday and in England by Deirdre's brother Michael Good the creator of Pevsner's CD ROM database for the series "Buildings of England." Registration deadline: Jan 30, 2002. Registrations received after this date will be accepted on a space-available basis. For more information contact groups@wtsraptim.com or good@gts.edu

Exchanges
Church of Ireland country parish in the centre of Northern Ireland. Area has lots of Celtic/ St Patrick/ St Columba history. Within easy reach of all of Ireland for touring. Beautiful peaceful countryside. 4 Bedroom modern rectory and car available. Morning prayer on Sundays. Friendly congregation. Available for an exchange in July or August 2002, preferably on the East Coast of the USA or Canada, but anywhere considered. See the parish web page or e-mail David Johnston at sixmilecross@armagh.anglican.org.

Liturgical Resources
The Parish of the Holy Spirit, Southsea, England, has produced an electronic edition of the Church of England Liturgical Calendar, suitable for downloading into various devices.

News Centre
ABC announces his retirement, which lets loose the dogs of (political) war. Such a mess. More on the deposed dean in Ireland. Cardinal visits the Queen, will spend the night. Canonisation of don Diego. Church and state in Burma. Freemasons not welcome in Sydney. More on the Diocese of Cariboo. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Scotland
Inverness, St John the Evangelist (Moray Ross & Caithness)

Social Justice
Global Episcopal Mission Network: an association of dioceses of the Episcopal Church together with partner dioceses in the Anglican Communion committed to the engagement of the people and leadership of dioceses in global mission.

USA
Wisconsin: Brown Deer, St Martin (Milwaukee)

World
Malaysia: Ipoh, St Peter (West Malaysia)

Resources
Bristol Uganda Link: a new web site for an organisation that brings people from Bristol to help in Uganda.

Worth Noting
Each week we try to find something interesting that we recommend as 'Worth Noting'. This week we think perhaps everyone is paralysed by the ugly infighting surrounding the choice of the next Archbishop of Canterbury. If you enjoy train wrecks, you ought to go read all about it in the News Centre and recall that we told you it was Worth Noting. Or you could add an 'h'. We'll see if we can't find some cute human-interest story with an Anglican spin to list here, so that this section isn't utterly empty.

Wait: here's something real. An excellent article from The Tablet: God in the gallery: Laura Gascoigne writes in The Tablet about the tremendous popularity of religious exhibits in museums.


Week of 6 January 2002

Associations, Guilds, and Ministries
Adelynrood: The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross, an episcopal laywoman's group dedicated to intercessory prayer. It is located in Byfield Massachusetts, USA, and is a retreat centre.

Australia
Victoria: Eltham and Research, St Margaret and Transfiguration (Melbourne)

Basics
The Living Church Foundation has recently launched FaithLinks, stories and spiritual resources specifically for adult inquirers.

Books
Grove Books Ltd, British publisher of Christian books, is now online.

Canada
Ontario: St Thomas, Trinity (Huron)

Church History
Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Corporal Works of Mercy: a searchable database of British wall paintings.

Discussion Groups
The Anglican Women's CircleChat has moved from Ecunet to Majordomo. To subscribe, send an email to majordomo@justus.anglican.org saying 'subscribe AWCC' or 'subscribe AWCC-digest' or see the moderator's website at http://maffin.net/june/

Episcopal Elections
Ongoing
The Diocese of Western Louisiana is evaluating nominations and will announce a slate on Feb. 1.

New Zealand
Cathedrals
Auckland: Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

News Centre
Rumours about imminent retirement of ABC. An interview with the Astronomer Royal. Church and state in Canada. Christian Pilgrimage. African bishops' voices. The Hollingworth issue as seen from Scotland. Survey of churchgoers' politics. We hear from the suspended Irish dean. Soundproof belltowers; end of an ancient church. Perplexity about the Diocese of Cariboo. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Official publications
The Scottish Episcopalian, the newspaper of the Scottish Episcopal Church.

Odds and Ends
Bible crosswords: Online crossword puzzles for every book and chapter of the New Testament. Provided by St Martin-in-the-fields, Coventry, England.

Scotland
Dumbarton: St Augustine (Glasgow & Galloway)

USA
Colorado: Gunnison, Good Samaritan (Colorado)

World
Singapore: Church of our Saviour (Singapore)
Singapore: Holy Trinity (Singapore)
Singapore: Light of Christ (Singapore)
Singapore: St Hilda (Singapore)
Singapore: St James (Singapore)

Worth Noting
In praise of euphony: David McKie prattles quaintly in The Guardian about the English custom of naming the aggregated multi-church parishes that result from combining small and declining churches.

Complex reality at street level: Arthur Jones of the National Catholic Reporter (USA) writes about the Revd Alice Callaghan, an Episcopal priest who was previously an RC nun, and her community centre for garment workers in Los Angeles.

Soul searching: Richard Holloway, former primate of the Scottish Episcopal Church, writes in the Sunday Herald about human cloning.

Christians still unable to pray in peace: Peter Foster writes in The Telegraph about Christians in Afghanistan.

New year's wishes: Desmond Tutu writes for The Guardian (London).

Who can transcend illusion? Daniel Johnson writes for The Telegraph on the waning of Anglican England.

Lincolnshire, Inspiration for a Church Crawl: Richard Ruda writes in The New York Times about churches in Lincolnshire.

Youth
The Diocese of British Columbia has vacancies for volunteers interested in working at our Diocesan camp, Camp Columbia over the coming Canadian summer (22 June 2002 to 25 August 2002). We are particularly interested in youth with formal training and experience as Life Guards, or in canoeing (including kayaks) or in cooking. During this period we are holding eight camps for youth. Details of these can be found at our web site www.campcolumbia.com. For further details contact Ian Rice (Executive Director) at 1-866-946-3751 or at campcolumbia@telus.net


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