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Generation † Canadian Anglican Youth

Generation has been the voice of Canadian Anglican Youth Ministry since June 2006. Now, as a part of the Community, we’re continuing to explore the changing face of youth ministry across the country.

Stronger Together 2016

Resourcing Dioceses to Build Sustainable Youth Ministry Stronger Together is an annual gathering of youth ministry professionals and volunteers in the Anglican Church of Canada who are responsible for coordinating youth ministry at a diocesan level, whether staff member, volunteer, … Continue reading

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Mission as listening and waiting

I believe the church has more to offer young people who have aged out of foster care and I hope to see more bridges built between the two communities in my lifetime. And I would also like to see a church responding by being ready to receive young people regardless of their backgrounds, waiting patiently for them to find a place in the church, and most importantly, listening to them. Continue reading

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Montreal intern reflection: Amos Bohoussou

My mission project was to incorporate humour into sharing the gospel with people. I did stand-up routines in comedy clubs and my local church, and also hosted a night of dialogue on with religious and non-religious people on the humour of God. Continue reading

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Montreal intern reflection: Ben Stuchbery

The three aspects of my internship this summer have been guided by an understanding of mission that seeks primarily to uphold the sanctity of human life. It is the thread that holds them together. The three aspects are as follows: fair trade, French bible study, and pastoral care. Continue reading

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Montreal intern reflection: Nick Oligny

I was nervous starting this internship. I have no religious background and minimal knowledge of scripture. In academia or the workforce, I had a losing hand. But the welcome I received from the Montreal Mission Internship leaders and participants was unwaveringly warm and patient. I felt like a welcome guest. Continue reading

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Montreal intern reflection: Jaime Grennan

My summer’s mission project has been completed, but my mission has only just begun. Continue reading

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Introduction to Montreal intern reflections

Over the next few weeks I would like to welcome some wonderful guest writers to The Community. Some of the interns of the Montreal Mission Internship will be sharing their reflections as they wrap up their time in this innovative program in the Diocese of Montreal. Rev. Rhonda Waters is part of the leadership team that works with this program and will introduce you to an experiment in mission. Continue reading

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Missing reality

3 local teens have committed suicide in the last year in my small community… sitting in our church buildings, running programs only for those who attend does not support or save at risk youth. But reaching out could. Continue reading

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Practice what you preach

It’s good to create youth and young family programs, but if we do it without sincerity and depth, any positive results will be short-lived. Practice what you preach, and the young people you work with will see the sincerity and depth of the ministry and want to continue on their faith journey with you alongside. Continue reading

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Live in community with the Archbishop of Canterbury – an opportunity for young adults

Fancy living in London, England for a year? The Archbishop of Canterbury is opening up part of Lambeth Palace to a new experiment in contemporary monasticism next year and inviting young adults to join him. If you are between 20 … Continue reading

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