Archive for 2000

Archive pour 2000

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Thousands attend SONDay 2000 church service

by John Goranson, Saskatchewan News Network Saskatoon’s largest-ever church service drew thousands of Christians intent on celebrating their faith together at Saskatchewan Place, despite -22 degree temperatures and a frustrating 45-minute traffic jam Sunday. “It’s so packed. I’ve never seen it this full for anything — and for a church thing that’s really great,” said
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Posted: January 3, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6199
Categories: NewsIn this article: events, millenium, Saskatoon
Transmis : 3 janvier 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6199
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : events, millenium, Saskatoon


Week of Prayer next week

by Cameron Hoffman, Regina Leader Post Ken Cyr, pastor of Fort Qu’Appelle’s Valley Alliance Church, and his congregation will spend next week in churches other than their own, praying in the same pews as Lutherans, Anglicans, Catholics and United Church members, worshiping as a unified faith community. Christians in Fort Qu’Appelle will participate in the
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Posted: January 22, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6202
Categories: NewsIn this article: Saskatchewan, spiritual ecumenism, WPCU
Transmis : 22 janvier 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6202
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Saskatchewan, spiritual ecumenism, WPCU


Lectures open windows to Eastern Christianity

Windows To The East, an annual public lecture series on Eastern Christianity, will take place Thursday and Friday at St. Thomas More College. Dr. Myroslaw Tataryn, associate professor of religious studies at University of Saskatchewan, is one of the organizers. As he explains, Windows To The East is part of an on-going lecture series that
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Posted: January 29, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6029
Categories: NewsIn this article: dialogue, Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic
Transmis : 29 janvier 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6029
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : dialogue, Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic


Communiqué: Anglican-Lutheran International Working Group

The dialogue between Anglicans and Lutherans on the worldwide level has been underway in varying formats since 1970. Prominent among the reports produced by this dialogue are The Niagara Report (1987), focusing on the mission of the church and the role of the ordained ministry, and The Diaconate as an Ecumenical Opportunity (1995), which concluded the work of the Anglican-Lutheran International Commission.
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Posted: February 16, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=2271
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Anglican, Lutheran
Transmis : 16 février 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=2271
Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Anglican, Lutheran


Synod Representatives Discuss Ecumenical Agreements, Dialogues

CHICAGO (ELCA) – Representatives from most of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America‘s (ELCA) 65 synods met here Feb. 11-12 to discuss ecumenism and its connection to the mission and identity of the church. Speakers addressed these issues from national and global perspectives. The representatives are part of the Lutheran Ecumenical Representatives Network (LERN). All
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Posted: February 16, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4703
Categories: ELCA News
Transmis : 16 février 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4703
Catégorie : ELCA News


Joint Declaration as a groundbreaking ecumenical document

U.S. theology professors discuss its implications by Udo Hahn, Lutheran World Federation [HANOVER, Germany/GENEVA | LWI] Reformed, Anglican, Roman-Catholic and Lutheran church leaders and professors of theology in the United States have acknowledged the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification as a “groundbreaking document”. The theological implications of Joint Declaration was one of the
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Posted: February 22, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4967
Categories: Lutheran World InformationIn this article: Catholic, dialogue, Justification by Faith, Lutheran
Transmis : 22 février 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4967
Catégorie : Lutheran World InformationDans cet article : Catholic, dialogue, Justification by Faith, Lutheran


Good neighbours: now they’ve put it in writing

Good neighbours: McClure United and Holy Spirit congregations have always been close; now they’ve put it in writing If Covenant 2000 were a play, Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church and McClure United Church would be well into the second act. The two churches recently signed a formal ecumenical covenant, committing themselves to breaking down barriers
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Posted: February 26, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6037
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 26 février 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6037
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada


Churches sign covenant agreement

EXCHANGE OF GIFTS — Gifts of identical chalices and patens are exchanged by Rev. Bernard de Margerie, left, of Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, and Rev. Ron McConnell of McClure United. The exchange is symbolic of the yearning and hunger for full eucharistic communion and the commitment to the work and ministry of reconciliation and
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Posted: March 8, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=8
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 8 mars 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=8
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada


Friendship draws two churches closer together

GIFT OF UNITY — The covenant banner features a rainbow that connects the logos of McClure United and Holy Spirit Roman Catholic parishes. By Andrea Ledding, Prairie Messenger SASKATOON — It was a Valentine in the form of a covenant signed by a Roman Catholic bishop, a United Church Presbytery chair, two local pastors and
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Posted: March 8, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=9
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 8 mars 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=9
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, covenant, ecumenism, Saskatoon, United Church of Canada


Yale Ecumenical Conference Lauds Lutheran-Catholic Declaration

CHICAGO (ELCA) — The Lutheran-Catholic Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification was the focus of an international ecumenical symposium Feb. 4-6 at the Yale University Divinity School and the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, New Haven, Conn. Anglican, Lutheran, Reformed and Roman Catholic leaders attended “The Yale Conference on Ecumenism: Justification and the Future
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Posted: March 8, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4705
Categories: ELCA News
Transmis : 8 mars 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4705
Catégorie : ELCA News


UCC, Disciples ecumenical councils discuss COCU, 2001 gathering

ST. LOUIS (DNS) — A first-time meeting here of ecumenical bodies from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ discussed their communions’ roles in a new church union proposal and the 2001 gathering of their plenary bodies. Board members of the Disciples Council on Christian Unity and the United Church
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Posted: April 12, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4877
Categories: News
Transmis : 12 avril 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4877
Catégorie : News


Keeping the faith: Call to God leads Saskatoon-born woman down varied paths

by Ned Powers, Saskatoon Star Phoenix Sister Kay MacDonald has seen the Easter sun rise over Rome and Jerusalem, two of the world’s oldest and most historically significant holy cities. The Saskatoon-born MacDonald landed in Rome when she was selected to the general council of the Sisters of Sion in 1970 and she became the
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Posted: April 18, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6042
Categories: News
Transmis : 18 avril 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6042
Catégorie : News


Unity is possible, says Archbishop of Canterbury

By Linda Bloom, United Methodist News Service (UMNS) [CLEVELAND] While the vision of one, great Church may be unachievable, a different type of unity is possible among the world’s Christians, according to the Archbishop of Canterbury. “I abandoned a long time ago a theology of unity that assumes it means uniformity and sameness,” the Most
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Posted: May 10, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=10
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican
Transmis : 10 mai 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=10
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican


Joint Declaration Affects U.S. Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialogue

The “Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification,” signed by representatives of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Vatican on Oct. 31, 1999, in Augsburg, Germany, did more than declare that certain 16th century condemnations between Lutherans and Catholics no longer apply. The formula used to reach that conclusion will influence talks between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
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Posted: May 19, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=11
Categories: ELCA NewsIn this article: Catholic, Lutheran
Transmis : 19 mai 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=11
Catégorie : ELCA NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Lutheran


Meissen: Fragile porcelain or robust relationship?

GENEVA, 26 May 2000 (LWI) – The Rt. Rev Michael Bourke, Anglican Bishop of Wolverhampton, England, gave a lecture on “Meissen – Fragile Porcelain or Robust Relationship?” at the Annual General Meeting of the Anglican – Lutheran Society on 18 March 2000. He co-chairs the Committee, which oversees the 1991 “Meissen Agreement” between the Church of England and the Evangelical Churches in Germany. Below is a lightly edited version of relevant excerpts from his address, which appeared in the May 2000 edition of “The Window”, the newsletter of the Anglican – Lutheran Society.
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Posted: May 26, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=12
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, full communion, Lutheran
Transmis : 26 mai 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=12
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, full communion, Lutheran


Disciples / Roman Catholic dialogue explores evangelization

“Evangelization” was the major focus of a May 18-24 meeting of the 16-member Disciples of Christ-Roman Catholic International Dialogue Commission which gathered at the Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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Posted: May 30, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=13
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, dialogue, Disciples of Christ, ecumenism, evangelism/evangelization
Transmis : 30 mai 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=13
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, dialogue, Disciples of Christ, ecumenism, evangelism/evangelization


U.S. Workshop on Christian Unity Celebrates Lutheran Agreements

LOUISVILLE, Ky (ELCA) — Tears of joy and tears of sadness were often the same tears the morning of May 17, as worshipers approached the altar of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville, Ky. The Lutheran-Reformed celebration of the Lord’s Supper was a symbol of unity and an illustration of separation for
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Posted: June 6, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4708
Categories: ELCA News
Transmis : 6 juin 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4708
Catégorie : ELCA News


Christians gather in Regina to celebrate

by Lisa Schmidt, Regina Leader Post One of the largest ecumenical services ever held in Regina brought together thousands of Christians from all denominations for an afternoon of celebration at the Agridome Saturday. More than 3,500 people attended the service, which was the highlight of a day-long festival and tradeshow at the exhibition grounds. The
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Posted: June 12, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6208
Categories: NewsIn this article: events, millenium, Regina
Transmis : 12 juin 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6208
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : events, millenium, Regina


Nouvelles régionales

Provinces de l’ouest La fin de semaine de la Pentecôte, le Conseil des Églises de Regina a organisé une foire religieuse et un service œcuménique pour célébrer l’année jubilaire. L’événement a eu lieu le 10 juin, veille de la Pentecôte, et a débuté par la marche annuelle pour Jésus. Des stands tenus par des représentants
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Posted: June 30, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=14
Categories: CCEIn this article: Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme
Transmis : 30 juin 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=14
Catégorie : CCEDans cet article : Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme


Nouvelles nationales

Les résultats d un sondage Angus Reid, en avril, indiquent que 84 % des Canadiens croient en Dieu et que deux tiers admettent que leur foi religieuse est très importante dans leur vie de tous les jours. Ces résultats sont les mêmes pour tous les niveaux de revenus et le pourcentage le plus élevé se
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Posted: June 30, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=15
Categories: CCEIn this article: Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme
Transmis : 30 juin 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=15
Catégorie : CCEDans cet article : Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme


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