On Palm Sunday (April 13), Bishops Charlie Masters & Stephen Leung welcome ANiC’s newest church plant – Bethel South Asian Anglican Church in Brampton, ON. Some photos record of the welcoming and receiving service of the church and the induction service of the Rev. Wilson Nazim can be found on our Facebook page. Please click HERE.
Good Shepherd Calgary would like to invite you and your friends to join them for their Easter 2014 Services:
13 April…………PALM SUNDAY SERVICE…………….1:15 to 2:30PM
17 April…………HOLY THURSDAY SERVICE………. 7:00 to 8:30PM
18 April…………GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE…………….10:30 to 12:30PM
20 April…………SUNRISE EASTER SERVICE……….5:00 to 6:30AM
Meeting Location: #8 – 4821 West Wing Drive NE Calgary
- By the Rev. Canon Terry Wong, St. James’ Church, Diocese of Singapore
- April 26, 2014 (Sat)
- 9:00am when breakfast will begin
- A Quiet Place (Basement, 455 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2G8)
- Facebook Event Page:“Growing a Parish: Principles & Practicalities”
- Priests, pastors, missionary, Christian ministry workers and those who are excited about mission are all welcome.
The Rev. Canon Terry Wong has been in full-time Christian work for more than 25 years and has pioneered various ministries and congregations. He is currently the Vicar of St James’ Church, a large, vibrant, and growing parish in the Diocese of Singapore. His parish is also involved in planting a new ministries in Bangkok, Thailand.
He will be sharing on the principles and practicalities of pastoring a parish and starting new ministries from his context. Canon Wong is currently on sabbatical leave, studying at Wycliffe College, Toronto.
The experience and Biblical priorities of Canon Wong will relate directly to the challenges that we all face in our churches, namely how to make effective contact with people who are outside the Christian community, and how to equip ourselves and others to communicate the gospel in a post-Christian and secular culture.
Priests, pastors, missionary, Christian ministry workers and those who are excited about mission are all welcome.
Admission is FREE and breakfast will be served at 9:00am.
Bishop Azad Marshall
Bishop Azad Marshall, the Bishop of Iran and the Bishop in the Gulf for the Pakistan Urdu-speaking parishes and his wife Lesley will come to minister to our South Asian brothers and sisters between May 10-17, 2014. He will also share his ministry in Pakistan – a meeting for ANiC Clergy on May 14 10:00am-12:00pm, and the public address is tentatively on the evening of May 16.
Both meetings will be held at Good Shepherd Vancouver (189 West 11th Ave, Vancouver).
We are glad to announce that our newest church plant is a South Asian church in Brampton, ON. This congregation has 60 plus people, and most of them are Pakistani.
A special service of welcoming and receiving this new church plant and the induction service for the Rev. Wilson Nazim will be held on April 13 (Palm Sunday) at 3:00 pm (Heart Lake Baptist Church, 10245 Kennedy Road North, Brampton, ON). Bishop Charlie will be sharing the word of God while Bishop Stephen will administer the Holy Communion.and officiate the induction service. Pray for the growth of this new church plant and their Christian witness in Brampton and among the South Asians. Pray also for their priest-in-charge the Rev. Wilson Nazim.
The Rev Wilson Nazim, Priest-in-Charge
The Rev. Dr. John Goldingay will deliver a free public lecture entitled “Praise, Protest, and Poetry: How the Psalms Can Give Substance to Christian Worship” on May 2 (Fri) 7:30pm at Good Shepherd Vancouver, BC. This event is co-sponsored by AMMiC and Centre for Worship Studies, Carey Institute.
On May 3(Sat) 9:00am – 4:00pm, he will run two seminars: (1) The Psalms’ Concern for Justice, and (2) How the Psalms Urge Us to Pray for Justice. Since space is limited, to avoid disappointment, please register early with the Centre of http://www.carey-edu.ca/eventregistration/.
John Goldingay is the David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament in the School of Theology of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Californiaand has been at Fuller since 1997. Before joining Fuller, he was the Principal and Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at St John’s College, Nottingham. He serves on the Task Force on Biblical Interpretation in the Anglican Communion and the editorial board for the Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies.
John Goldingay’s wife Kathleen Scott Goldingay will be joining in his presentation. Kathleen was trained as an architect and managed the building of the Seattle Art Museum. She then studied creative writing at UCLA and studied theology at Fuller to inform her writing. John and Kathleen met at Fuller in 2009 and married later that year.
This program is made possible through a worship renewal grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Grand Rapids, Michigan, with funds provided by Lilly Endowment Inc.
The Rev. Emmanuel Sadarak of St. John’s Sudanese in Surrey is invited to preach at St. Matthias and St. Luke Church in Vancouver this Sunday (March 9). The Rev. Emmanuel and some of the members of St. John’s will be singing hymns in their native language (Bari) during the service. The Rev. Emmanuel would appreciate your prayer as this will be his first time preaching in other AMMiC churches.
Rev. Shihoko Warren of Church of All Nations and her family have been invited to go to Japan at the end of March for 10 days. They will greatly appreciate your prayers going together with them.
Rev. Shihoko has been invited by her home church and other Christian groups in Japan to preach, to baptise, and to share their ministry among the Japanese community in Greater Vancouver, especially their gardening ministry “New Eden”.
Please also pray as they prepare sharing their vision and ministry with the Japanese communities in Japan.
Archbishop Bob Duncan
Archbishop Bob Duncan (Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America
Anglican Bishop of Pittsburgh) has announced that March 2, 2014 is World Mission Sunday of Anglican Church in North America. To see the full news, please click HERE.
Good Shepherd (Cantonese) Calgary cordially invites you to celebrate with them their first anniversary. A Celebration & Worship Service will be held:
Date: Feb 16, 2014 (Sunday)
Venue: 504, 30th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB T2M 2N6
Thanksgiving & Sharing Dinner:
Following the service, you are also invited to join the thanksgiving and sharing dinner. If you would also like to participate, please email Rev Tom Lo at firstname.lastname@example.org so that enough food can be prepared.