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Worldwide Church of God announces name change

The Worldwide Church of God announced that, effective April 3, 2009, it changed its denominational name to Grace Communion International. Although the church’s official, incorporated denominational name has changed, it nonetheless retains ownership of the United States Registered Trademark “Worldwide Church of God” and continues to license that name to those of its local congregations across the country who wish to use it.
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Posted: April 20, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=569 Transmis : 20 avril 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=569


ENI to start sharing content with Religion News Service

Geneva (ENI). Ecumenical News International and Washington-based Religion News Service (RNS) have launched a shared-content agreement to distribute selected stories from each others’ newswires.

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Posted: April 21, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=570
Categories: ENI, RNS
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Catégorie : ENI, RNS


Senior Church Leaders Congregate in Ottawa

Senior Church Leaders Congregate in Ottawa
The Canadian Council of Churches holds its May Governing Board meeting in the Capital

From May 11 to 15, 2009 The Canadian Council of Churches is engaging the Government of Canada through several high profile events. Outgoing President, The Rev. Dr. James Christie, said “Through this Churches’ Week in Ottawa The Canadian Council of Churches is strengthening the presence of churches in public life, drawing on a long tradition of engagement in the public square, and contributing to the public dialogue today on matters, which affect all people in Canada and the world.”
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Posted: May 12, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=571
Categories: News
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Catégorie : News


A common date for Easter is possible

The hope that all Christians will be able to celebrate Easter on the same day in the future was reaffirmed by an international ecumenical seminar organized by the Institute of Ecumenical Studies at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, 15 May.

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Posted: May 22, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=573 Transmis : 22 mai 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=573


New executive for Canadian Council of Churches

In Ottawa, in the context of conversations with the parliamentary leaders of Canada on pressing issues of justice and development for all people, the Canadian Council of Churches elected a new Executive for 2009-2012.

The newly elected Officers come from the wide diversity of the Canadian Council of Churches which represents 85% of the Christians in Canada. As President, The Rev. Bruce Adema of the Christian Reformed Church. As Vice Presidents, Major Gillian Brown of the Salvation Army, Bishop Gilles Cazabon of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and Father John Jillions of the Orthodox Church in America. As Treasurer, Don Taylor of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.

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Posted: May 22, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=574
Categories: News
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Catégorie : News


Une nouvelle Administration du Conseil canadien des Églises

À Ottawa, dans le contexte d’échanges avec les leaders parlementaires du Canada sur des questions urgentes de justice et de développement pour tous, le Conseil canadien des Églises vient d’élire sa nouvelle Administration pour le triennat 2009-2012.

Les nouveaux administrateurs élus reflètent la grande diversité du Conseil canadien des Églises, qui représente 85 % des chrétiens du Canada : à la présidence, le Très Révérend Bruce Adema, de l’Église réformée chrétienne; à la vice-présidence, le Major Gillian Brown, de l’Armée du Salut, Mgr Gilles Cazabon, de la Conférence des évêques catholiques du Canada et le Père John Jillions, de l’Église orthodoxe d’Amérique; à la trésorerie, Don Taylor, de l’Église presbytérienne du Canada.

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Posted: May 22, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=575
Categories: News
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Catégorie : News


Communiqué: Anglican-Lutheran International Commission

The third Anglican-Lutheran International Commission (ALIC) held its fourth meeting in Lilleskog, Sweden, between 20 and 27 May 2009, under the leadership of the Most Reverend Fred Hiltz, Primate of Canada, and of Reverend Dr. Cameron Harder, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon, Canada, acting as Lutheran co-chair in the absence of Bishop Dr. Thomas Nyiwé, Cameroon, who was unable to attend. Commission members sent congratulations and best wishes to their colleague Professor Dr. Kirsten Busch Nielsen, who was ordained in Copenhagen during the meeting.
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Posted: May 27, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=2275
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Anglican, Lutheran
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Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Anglican, Lutheran


Ukrainian Catholic Church of Canada Accepted as Member of the the Canadian Council of Churches

Governing Board of Officers of the Canadian Council of Churches met recently at Saint Paul University. The acceptance of the new Denominational Member of the Canadian Council of Churches – the Ukrainian Catholic Church of Canada – was moved by Archbishop Yurij of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and seconded by Bishop Ron Fabbro of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. It was adopted unanimously in accordance with the CCC Constitution.
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Posted: May 29, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=7186
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canadian Council of Churches, Ukrainian Catholic
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canadian Council of Churches, Ukrainian Catholic


God’s Reconciling Grace: The PCE History Book

God's Reconciling Grace: Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, 25 Years of Ecumenical LeadershipA history of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism (PCE), a book entitled God’s Reconciling Grace, is a story of ecumenism over 25 years.

The editorial committee consists of Vern Ratzlaff, Ursula Wigg, Carol Pek, and Colin Clay with contributions from Fr. Bernard de Margerie and a cast of thousands, says Rev. Jan Bigland-Pritchard, director of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism.

“The book is filled with stories of ecumenical co-operation in Saskatchewan, focusing on the Prairie Centre, but not exclusively,” she says.

God’s Reconciling Grace ($10) will be launched at a banquet on June 4 that is part of the Summer Ecumenical Institute, a conference being held from June 2-5 at Queen’s House of Retreats.
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Posted: May 30, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=572
Categories: NewsIn this article: books, Canada, ecumenical centre, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : books, Canada, ecumenical centre, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon


CRC & PCC affirm relationship

An extract from the report of the Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee to the Presbyterian Church in Canada‘s 135th General Assembly, June 2009
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Posted: June 1, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=2195 Transmis : 1 juin 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=2195


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