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Sunday morning’s closing worship ends historic Joint Assembly with joy, thanks, and mission

Closing worship on the final morning of the 2013 Joint Assembly of Lutherans and Anglicans from across the country was a thanksgiving for a joyful week of meeting together, a recapitulation of themes of togetherness and mission, and a ‘sending out’ for the assembled delegates—charging them “to seek first the Kingdom and God’s righteousness.”


Moving outward from Assembly, together for the love of the world

On Sunday morning, the Joint Assembly’s keynote speaker the Rev. Dr. Christopher Duraisingh reflected on what had transpired during the historic gathering of Lutherans and Anglicans over the past few days. He said, “I have witnessed what God can do through committed leaders. I go from here with hope strengthened, confident in the Gospel strengthened.” […]

View from the Peace Tower

Photos: Gathering for Right to Water—Fill the Hill

Canadian Anglicans and Lutherans gathered on Parliament Hill in an act of public witness. The event was lead by youth (some who are delegates of the 2013 Joint Assembly and others from the wider community) and drew attention to the issues of access to clean drinking water for all people, especially Canada’s First Nations people.