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Aboriginal Anglicans begin steps toward a self-governing church

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article39202
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Mailer
Date
1994 August
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Mailer
Date
1994 August
Issue
3
Page
14
Notes
A consultation of 20 Aboriginal Anglican leaders met in Winnipeg, Man., from 23-26 April 1994. "The group, which included members of the church's Council for Native Ministries and Aboriginal members of other national committees, presented a statement to the church's national executive council in May [1994]. The statement invites the Anglican Church 'to covenant with us, the indigenous Anglicans of Canada, in our vision of a new and enriched journey'. 'We were elated by how clearly we all felt led to this unanimous vision', said Donna Bomberry, chair of the Council for Native Ministries. .... 'We feel like new missionaries', said the Rev. Arthur Anderson, an Aboriginal member of the national executive council. 'We are bringing a proposal to our church for a new spiritual relationship between ourselves and non-native Anglicans'". "Aboriginal people are estimated to make up about 4 percent of Canadian Anglicans. There are approximately 210 Aboriginal congregations, 70 Aboriginal clergy, and two suffragan bishops".
The text of "A New Covenant": "We representatives of the indigenous people of the Anglican Church of Canada, meeting in Winnipeg from the 23 to 26 April, 1994, pledge ourselves to this covenant for the sake of our people and in trust of our Lord and saviour, Jesus Christ: Under the guidance of God's spirit we agree to do all we can to call our people into unity in a new, self-determining community with the Anglican Church of Canada. To this end, we extend the hand of partnership to all those who will help us build a truly Anglican Indigenous Church of Canada. May God bless this new vision and give us grace to accomplish it. Amen".
Subjects
Native peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council
Anglican Church of Canada - Structure
Anglican Church of Canada. Council for Native Ministries
Bomberry, Donna
Anderson, Arthur (Arthur Merrill), 1937-
A New Covenant
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Aboriginal Day of Prayer

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official1329
Date
1987 February 16-20
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 1-2-87
Date
1987 February 16-20
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 1-2-87
Mover
Bishop Morgan
Seconder
Archbishop Hambidge
Prologue
Bishop Morgan drew attention to the document "The New Covenant" stating that appeals have been received from native people that the Sunday before the First Minister's Conference be designated a Day of Prayer.
Text
That this House of Bishops respond to the request of Native leaders for the Churches to name a Day of Prayer to precede the final First Ministers' Conference to be held on March 26-27, by designating Sunday, March 22, as a Day of Prayer for Aboriginal Peoples:
And that we commend the document entitled "A New Covenant" prepared as a Pastoral Statement by leaders of the Christian Churches to be used as a focus for this Day of Prayer. CARRIED
Subjects
National Aboriginal Day of Prayer (March 22)
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Government relations - 1951-
Indigenous peoples - Canada
First Ministers' Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters (1987 : Ottawa, Ont.)
A New Covenant
Special Sundays
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Aboriginal Issues in British Columbia: A Resource Kit

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog1575
Publication Date
c1991
Material Type
Book
Location
General Synod Archives
Call Number
E 78 B9 A3 1991
Place
[Victoria, BC]
Publisher
Project North (B.C.)
Publication Date
c1991
Physical_Description
v.
Material Type
Book
Notes
Resource kit of materials compiled by Project North (B.C.).
Includes annotated bibliography: 8 p.
Includes "Worship Resources": 12 p.
Includes "A New Covenant ... A Pastoral Statement by the Leaders of the Christian Churches on Aboriginal Rights and the Canadian Constitution" dated February 8, 1987.
Added Entry
Aboriginal Rights Coalition (Project North)
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia - Claims
Indigenous peoples - Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Claims - Anglican Church of Canada
Project North (B.C.)
A New Covenant
Call Number
E 78 B9 A3 1991
Copies
2 copies
Location
General Synod Archives
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Across Canada: Bishop for Calgary

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Author
Staff
Christenson, Tim
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2012 September
Author
Staff
Christenson, Tim
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2012 September
Volume
138
Issue
7
Page
7
Notes
"Bishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson of the diocese of Qu'Appelle has been elected the new bishop for the diocese of Calgary. He will be installed Sept. 29 [2012] at Calgary's Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, and succeeds Bishop Derek Hoskin, who has retired. The election took place June 15 [2012] at St. Peter's Anglican Church in Calgary. In all, five candidates were considered for the position. Bishop Kerr-Wilson describes himself as an 'evangelical, charismatic Catholic with liberal and conservative tendencies'. He is focused on local leadership 'rather than simply thinking about survival', he says. 'The church's capital is its people and their faith'." [Text of entire article.]
Subjects
Kerr-Wilson, Gregory, 1962-
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Calgary
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Qu'Appelle
Hoskin, Derek (Derek Balfour Erskine), 1943-
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Author
Sison, Marites N.
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2011 November
Author
Sison, Marites N.
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2011 November
Volume
137
Issue
9
Page
9
Notes
"After serving for five years as head of the Anglican diocese of Calgary, Bishop Derek Hoskin, announced his retirement effective Dec. 31 [2011]. Bishop Hoskin was elected in 2006 as the eighth bishop of the diocese of Calgary, which includes 20,000 Anglicans in 92 congregations in the southern part of Alberta. In a pastoral letter issued to members of his diocese, Bishop Hoskin said he decided to retire because 2012 marks the 40th year of his ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada". [Text of entire article.]
Subjects
Hoskin, Derek (Derek Balfour Erskine), 1943-
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Calgary - Bishops
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Executive archdeacon elected as Calgary bishop

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Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2006 September
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2006 September
Volume
132
Issue
7
Page
12
Notes
It took only two ballots on June 24, 2006 to elect Derek Hoskin as Bishop of Calgary.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Calgary
Hoskin, Derek (Derek Balfour Erskine), 1943-
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In peace and friendship : a new relationship with Aboriginal Peoples

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Publication Date
c2008
Material Type
Book
Location
General Synod Archives
Call Number
E 78 K3 I5 2008
Place
Toronto ON
Publisher
Kairos and Aboriginal Rights Office
Publication Date
c2008
Physical_Description
iv, 58 p. : ill. ; 28 x 20.3 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
Cover title.
"Written and edited by Ed Bianchi, Maura Hanrahan, Jennifer Henry, Shannon Neufeldt, and Chuck Wright". p. iv.
"The article, 'Understanding Treaty as Covenant', was graciously provided by Stan McKay". -- p. iv.
"'In Peace and Friendship' is a response to those who faith or conscience compels them to understand more deeply the struggles of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. It provides an opportunity, particularly for non-Aboriginal people, to open themselves to a new perspective by exploring a relationship with the original inhabitants of this land that recognizes their unique nationhood. .... [It] is an educational resource for groups of youth or adults, within a congregation, a regional church body or as an open community event. There are five sessions. This resource could be used as a series of weekly workshops for a local group or linked together for a 2-day conference or retreat. The first and fifth sessions assume a Christian perspective". -- p. i.
Contents: [Prefatory Material i.e.] Purpose -- Uses -- Facilitators -- Format -- Before You Begin -- Terminology -- Table of Contents -- A New Relationship: Contextual Article -- Session 1: Renewing the Covenant -- Faithful to God's Covenant: Theological Reflection -- Session 2: Nation to Nation -- A Continent of Nations: Background Article -- Session 3: Collective Rights -- In Common: Background Article -- Session 4: A Case in Point -- Reclaiming Land in Caledonia: Background Article -- Session 5: Churches in Solidarity ? -- The Churches' Role in Recognizing Aboriginal Rights: Background Article.
Added Entry
Kairos : Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives
Aboriginal Rights Coalition
Bianchi, Ed
Hanrahan, Maura
Henry, Jennifer
McKay, Stan (Stanley John), 1942-
Neufeldt, Shannon
Wright, Chuck
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
A New Covenant
Covenants - Religious aspects
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Claims
Call Number
E 78 K3 I5 2008
Location
General Synod Archives
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Report of Program Committee - Project North

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Date
1988 November 16-18
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 54-11-88
Date
1988 November 16-18
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 54-11-88
Mover
Dr. L.L. Whytehead
Seconder
Rev. M.C. Ingham
Prologue
Since the termination of Project North in 1987, further evaluation and consultation between the churches in Canada has led to a new coalition on aboriginal justice concerns. This is the result of discussion between the churches, network groups, and native organizations. It shifts the focus of the former Project North to include justice issues for native people all over Canada and is based upon the church leaders' recent statement: "A New Covenant".
Text
That this National Executive Council support and participate fully in the new coalition: Project North - Ecumenical Coalition for Aboriginal Justice; and request the Program Committee to appoint two representatives from the Anglican Church of Canada to its Steering Committee. CARRIED #54-11-88
Subjects
Project North
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada
Criminal justice, Administration of - Canada - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Discrimination in criminal justice administration - Canada
A New Covenant
Coalitions - Canada
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The sacred path : a journey of healing for Canadian churches and Aboriginal people

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog6746
Publication Date
[1995]
Material Type
Book
Location
General Synod Archives
Call Number
E 78 C2 S23 1995
Place
[Ottawa ON]
Publisher
Aboriginal Rights Coalition (Project North)
Publication Date
[1995]
Physical_Description
30 p. : ill. ; 20.5 x 13.3 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
Cover title.
"Produced by the Aboriginal Rights Coalition (Project North)".
"You have in your hands an introduction to the Canadian churches' work on Aboriginal issues. This booklet was compiled for you by the Aboriginal Rights Coalition (ARC). 1995 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Aboriginal Rights Coalition (formerly Project North). Project North was born in 1975 after Aboriginal leaders called the national churches to do more than pass resolutions and issue statements on Aboriginal issues". -- Intro.
Contents: Introduction / Lorraine Land, National Co-Chair, Aboriginal Rights Coalition (Project North) -- Theological Preface / Menno Wiebe, Mennonite Central Committee, Canada -- History of Contact between Indigenous Peoples and Newcomers in the Country Now Called Canada -- The Untied Church of Canada Apology to Native Congregations -- A New Covenant: Towards the Constitutional Recognition and Protection of Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada: A Pastoral Statement by the Leaders of the Christian Churches on Aboriginal Rights and the Canadian Constitution: February 5, 1987 -- Key Issues -- A Selective Resource List: Churches and First Nations -- Resources on Aboriginal Land Rights and Self-Determination -- Aboriginal Rights Coalition Network Groups -- Notes [blank pages headed "Notes"] -- What is ARC ?
Added Entry
Aboriginal Rights Coalition (Project North)
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - Canada
Race relations - Religious aspects - Christianity - Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - History
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Government relations
A New Covenant
Call Number
E 78 C2 S23 1995
Location
General Synod Archives
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