Igorot Festival Day – July 12, Edmonton

With the support of other Filipino organizations in the area, Holy Trinity (Filipino) is organizing an Igorot Festival Day on July 12, 2014 in a park.  Igorot means mountain people in the Philippines, and most members of Holy Trinity are Igorots.  May God use this opportunity to reach out to more people who are yet to know Jesus.  Please also ask God would grant them good weather for this day of celebration.

Details of the Festival Day is below:
Date: JULY 12, 2014
Venue: LAURIER PARK (13221 Buena Vista Rd NW, Edmonton, AB T5R)
Time: 10:00 A.M.
I – Registration
II- Parade with Costumes
III- Cultural Presentation by Tribes
IV- Games for Adults and Children (e.g. Tug of War, Sack Race, etc.)
V- Food & Beverages – Potluck

Please contact Rev. Robert Gomowad directly at 780-487-4704 or the Rector’s Warden Mr William  Baucan at 780-456-8119.

Tanabata – Japanese star Festival

Yesterday, the Church of All Nations (Japanese) celebrated Tanabata, a Japanese star festival.  People generally celebrate this day by writing wishes on a paper strips and hanging them on bamboo tree, sometimes with other decorations.  At All Nations, the kids wore their Yukata and Samue and wrote their prayers to our heavenly Father.  Then the prayers were hung up on a bamboo branch. 

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Archbishop Ceremony at St. Vincent College

“This is an exciting time in the life of North American Anglicans,” Duncan said.

“Anglicanism in the 1960s was terribly fractured over various issues and accommodations of the culture. … This movement was to bring our family back together.”

And he feels confident that Beach will carry on the mission he began.

“I count it a real joy and sacred trust to be elected as the archbishop of Anglican Church in North America,” Beach said. “I believe leadership is stewardship. … Leadership is also temporary, and leadership also has accountability.”

Read more: http://triblive.com/news/westmoreland/6331003-74/duncan-church-beach#ixzz35pwF80Xe

Bishop Abraham in Calgary

Bishop Abraham spent a few days in Calgary in order to minister to the Aweil community and the Dinka community.

Here are the pictures of Bishop Abraham sharing food with AMMiC clergy – Rev. William John (Good Shepherd South Asian), Rev. Tom Lo (Good Shepherd Cantonese) and Dean of multicultural Ministries, the Very Rev. Dr. Archie Pell.

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The Archbishop-elect of Anglican Church in North America

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Foley Beach of the Diocese of the South is elected the new Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America.


LATROBE, PA (JUNE 21, 2014)——The College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America elected today the Rt. Rev. Dr. Foley Beach of the Diocese of the South.  Bishop Foley Beach will succeed the Most Rev. Robert Duncan, the first archbishop for the Anglican Church in North America… Click here to Continue Reading

Invitation: “Being Christians in South Sudan”

Bishop Abraham Yel Nhial, Diocese of Aweil, South Sudan will speak on the subject of “Being Christians in South Sudan” in the public service on June 8 at 3:00pm at Good Shepherd Vancouver (189 West 11th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1S8).

On behalf of St. John’s Surrey and AMMiC, we sincerely invite you to join with us in worshipping God together with brothers and sisters from different ethnicities, particularly the South Sudanese, and at the same time, listening to first hand testimony of being a Christian in South Sudan.

*As a result of Bishop Abraham’s ministry to the South Sudanese and Sudanese in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, the South Sudan Peace Institute has been established recently.  The Institute’s mission is to practice reconciliation and to defeat the power of hatred, division and death in South Sudan.