Fresh Expressions (Canada)
A site dedicated that, in their own words: “seeks to encourage the development of fresh expressions of church alongside more traditional expressions, with the aim of seeing a more mission-shaped church take shape throughout the country.”
Fresh Expressions (UK)
From their Web Site: “Fresh Expressions encourages and resources new ways of being church, working with Christians from a broad range of denominations and traditions. The movement has resulted in thousands of new congregations being formed alongside more traditional churches.
Messy Church is one church’s attempt to be church for families who might want to meet Jesus, belong to their local church and bring up their children as Christians but can’t cope with traditional Sunday morning church services.
The Alpha course is your opportunity to explore the Christian faith. No question is too simple, too tough or too out there. Alpha invites you to open up the box. Take a peek inside. Lift the lid on all your nagging questions. Leave no stone unturned. Alpha is your open door.
Deanery of Essex
The Deanery of Essex is that portion of the Diocese of Huron, located in the very south-west of the Province of Ontario and encompassing the City of Windsor plus surrounding precincts in the Essex County region.
Diocese of Huron (Anglican Church of Canada)
From the Diocesan web site: “The Diocese of Huron is the presence of the Anglican Church of Canada in southwestern Ontario. Rich in over 150 years of history, Huron is a diverse and vibrant community with more than 200 churches stretching from Windsor to Port Rowan to Tobermory.”
Anglican Church of Canada
From the ACC web site: “Canadian Anglicans are a diverse community. We worship in small chapels and large churches. Some of us worship with guitars and drums, while others prefer organs and choirs. We speak many languages.
All Anglican worship is grounded in common prayer. Our traditional text is the Book of Common Prayer, but our churches also use the Book of Alternative Services. We invite you to read more about our beliefs, our organization, our history, and what to expect when you visit an Anglican church.
From their web site: “The Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online — all in the language or translation of your choice! It provides advanced searching capabilities, which allow readers to find and compare particular passages in scripture based on keywords, phrases, or scripture reference.”
Ship of Fools
From the SoF web site: “Ship of Fools was first launched in 1977 as a studenty print magazine, but sank in 1983 after ten issues. It was raised again on April Fool’s Day 1998 as a website, and quickly grew into an online community as well as a webzine.
Fully independent, Ship of Fools currently attracts more than 150,000 unique visitors a month accessing more than 2.5 million pages. Iconoclastic and debunking but also committed to the ultimate value of faith, Ship of Fools attracts readers more interested in searching questions than simplistic answers.