Tackling Homelessness Named Deanery Priority

Homelessness and a lack of affordable housing are a fact of life facing thousands of men, women, and children across our diocese – and within our deanery.  Members of Deanery Council were confronted with the stark reality of this problem at its March 3rd meeting.  The 4th Sunday of Easter has been designated as a…

CLAY Fundraiser

It all started with a question… Where is my Deanery of Algoma shirt? At Youth Synod 2017, Bishop Anne wore a different shirt representing each of the deaneries… all except the Deanery of Algoma.  This sparked a conversation suggesting the creation of a Deanery of Algoma logo and in turn, getting shirts made and selling…

Youth raising awarness

Youth from across the Diocese are encouraging congregations to engage in raising awareness and support of mental health illness throughout the month of October. In the Deanery of Algoma on Sunday, October 29th at 4pm, all are welcomed to gather for Coffee & Conversation about the importance of acceptance and understanding of those struggling with…

The Road to Warm Springs

The Ven. Dr. Harry Huskins, Executive Archdeacon of the Diocese and The Rev. Pamela Rayment, Rector of Emmaus Anglican Church in Sault Ste. Marie recently participated in a national consultation surrounding the self-determination of Indigenous Ministry within the Anglican Church of Canada.  Rev. Pam reflects on the consultation in a recent blog post, which can…

Rejoice & Be Glad!

A celebration of 150 years in song, drama, dance and backlit puppets presented by St. Luke’s Cathedral Players! Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 7pm Sault Community Theatre Centre Tickets $21.00 (children 12 and under $3.00) Available at the Station Mall Box Office In support of Children’s Aid Society of Algoma’s Youth In Care Education Assistance…

Associate for Congregational Vitality

The Deanery of Algoma is looking for someone to fill the the new position of Deanery Associate for Congregational Vitality. POSITION DESCRIPTION The Deanery Associate for Congregational Vitality supports the congregations of Algoma Deanery by ensuring the provision of local and area-wide initiatives fostering congregational health, discipleship, and formation. The Associate’s duties include: Consultation with…

Service of Reconciliation

On National Aboriginal Day of Prayer, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., Bishop Anne Germond will officiate a service of reconciliation at St. John’s Anglican Church, Garden River (The Point Rd by the river).  All are invited to join Bishop Anne, representatives of various are Indigenous groups, and members of Anglican and Ecumenical congregations…