Canada: New Confessing Anglicanism

Nov 24, 2017 by

by Andrew Symes, Evangelicals Now The Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC) consists of over 70 congregations, which over the past ten years have seceded from the Anglican Church of Canada (ACoC), or have begun as new plants. Bishop Charlie Masters | photo: St Peter and St Paul’s, Ottawa The movement began with biblically orthodox groups coming together as ‘Anglican Essentials’ in the 1990s, to re-state the basics of apostolic faith in a context of increasing influence of secularist and liberal...

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Early church, Reformation and Anglican realignment: making some connections

Oct 31, 2017 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. I have recently returned from Canada where I attended the tenth Synod of the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC), which was held in Burlington, near Toronto. It was a great experience over four days, with bible exposition, Eucharistic worship and band-led praise, seminar-style teaching on the primacy of grace in clergy self-care (day one), and the ‘solas’ of the Reformation (day two); fervent prayer for evangelism, testimonies about local mission initiatives...

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Hiltz addresses ‘sharp criticism’ over stance on TEC

Jan 19, 2016 by

By Tali Folkins, Anglican Journal: It would have been premature and beyond his authority to stand together with The Episcopal Church (TEC) over same-sex marriage at the Primates’ Meeting  in Canterbury last week, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, said in a reflection released Tuesday, January 19. Hiltz suggested some people have said he should have come out more strongly in defence of TEC. “I am aware of sharp criticism over what some regard to have been a...

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