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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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International Anglican Family Network : HIV and AIDS and Young People

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article21742
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1996 Advent
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1996 Advent
Issue
84
Page
[35-46]
Notes
The Advent 1996 issue of the International Anglican Family Network "tells of just a few of the projects, linked with churches, which are trying to alleviate the suffering and halt the spread of the disease. In this terrible situation there are signs of hope." Article includes reports from 12 different countries.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
AIDS (Disease) in young people
Church work with AIDS patients
AIDS (Disease) - Uganda
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Uganda
Church of the Province of Uganda. Diocese of Ruwenzori
Church of the Province of Uganda. Diocese of Kitgum
AIDS (Disease) - Zambia
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Central Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Sierra Leone
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of West Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Zimbabwe
AIDS (Disease) - Australia
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Australia
Death - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Australia
Church work with the bereaved - Anglican Church of Australia
AIDS (Disease) - Hong Kong
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion. Diocese of Hong Kong
AIDS (Disease) - Thailand
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Great Britain
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of England
AIDS (Disease) - United States
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Episcopal Church
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Dallas
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Letters from Overseas: HIV/AIDS. garbage disposal, and other matters

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article32803
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Spring
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Spring
Volume
12
Issue
2
Page
23
Notes
The author, a librarian and Volunteer in Mission from the diocese of Montreal, is working at Newton Theological College, in Papua New Guinea. She describes a powerful speaker at the College. "Fr. Nicholas (Anglican priest) from Zimbabwe, who was doing a training workshop on AIDS/HIV. This man is training church people and teachers by telling them about the Zimbabwean experience: how the church shut its eyes and ears to the virus, refused to talk about the sexual connection, refused to endorse the use of condoms and now is reaping the awful harvest of those decisions". She also describes how garbage disposal is handled at the College and the concern that the College has polluted a local water source. She will soon start teaching an advanced English course for the wives of students.
Subjects
Wheeler, Jennifer
Volunteers in Mission - Anglican Church of Canada
Newton Theological College (Popondetta, Papua New Guinea)
Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea. Diocese of Port Moresby
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Zimbabwe
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Central Africa
Refuse and refusal disposal - Papua New Guinea
Ecology - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
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Letters from Overseas: Safe arrivals

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article32063
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Winter
Author
Wheeler, Jennifer
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2005 Winter
Volume
12
Issue
1
Page
24
Notes
The author, a librarian and Volunteer in Mission from the diocese of Montreal, is working at Newton Theological College, in Papua New Guinea. In this article she describes her travel to the Papua New Guinea, initial stay with Bishop Peter Fox of Port Moresby and first impressions of the college. In Port Moresby she visited Anglicare, "a wonderful AIDS project", "where non-judgmental assessment and counseling if given, and which is involved in intense education work around the issue of AIDS.
Subjects
Wheeler, Jennifer
Volunteers in Mission - Anglican Church of Canada
Newton Theological College (Popondetta, Papua New Guinea)
Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea. Diocese of Port Moresby
Church work with AIDS patients - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
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A week of singing and dancing

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article30222
Author
Luxton, Chris
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2003 Easter
Author
Luxton, Chris
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2003 Easter
Issue
109
Page
54
Notes
The Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea and its UK support agency, the Papua New Guinea Church Partnership, celebrated 25 years of partnership in 2003. (Papua New Guinea became an independent province of the Anglican Communion on 27 February 1977.) The church today struggles with conditions in Papua New Guinea which faces a deteriorating economic and social situation. Corruption is rampant and 20 % of young people are infected with STDs including HIV/AIDS.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea - Centennial celebrations, etc.
Papua New Guinea Church Partnership
Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
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