TO THE PARENTS OF YOUNG, WIGGLY KIDS… Relax! God put the wiggle in children; don’t feel you have to suppress those wiggles in God’s house. Here’s a few suggestions to enhance your child’s (and your) experience in worship: Consider sitting towards the front where its easier for your little ones to engage. Quietly explain the parts of the service and … Read More
A blog about the relationship between the Diocese of Edmonton and the Diocese of Buyé in Burundi. The Venerable Alan T. Perry, Executive Archdeacon in the Diocese of Edmonton, has written a blog about his time in Buyé. If you would like to read his reflections on his time in our sister diocese, please click here to visit his blog.
Cathedral Impressions from a Member of All Saints: Step off the 103rd Street sidewalk into All Saints’ Cathedral and you could find yourself gazing up into the space above you. Pillars of copper support a canopy like ceiling. To your right banners hang down that depict apocalyptic scenes from the book of Revelations portrayed with elegance in … Read More
Congratulations to Jeremy Spurgeon who has just become the initial recipient of the Diocese of Edmonton Excellence in Music Award. This award was presented to Jeremy at the opening of Diocesan Synod, 24 Apr 2015, and was given in recognition of his outstanding ministry in the diocese. Jeremy has been the organist and music director at All Saints for 35 years … Read More
Following the bombing of Coventry Cathedral in 1940, Provost Howard had the words “Forgive Forgive” inscribed on the wall behind the Altar of the ruined building. These words are used as the response in the Coventry Litany of Reconciliation, which is prayed in the new Coventry Cathedral every weekday at noon and around the world on Friday at noon by … Read More
Landscaping at All Saints! Being a very urban and very downtown church we do not have much room for landscaping! However we do our best: we have a strip of earth along the south wall that blooms every summer and recently we have had two new additions to the space on the north west side, a yard we share with … Read More