The Anglican Church of Canada

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: The Anglican Church of Canada
Denomination type: Anglican
Year Reporting: 2007
Website: Visit Website
Description: Anglicanism came to Canada with the early explorers such as Martin Frobisher and Henry Hudson. Continuous services began in Newfoundland about 1700 and in Nova Scotia in 1710. The first Bishop, Charles Inglis, was appointed to Nova Scotia in 1787 The Anglican Church of Canada includes a large number of the original inhabitants of Canada (Indians, Inuit and Metis) and has been a strong advocate of their rights.

The Anglican Church of Canada has enjoyed self-government for over a century since 1893 and is an autonomous member of the worldwide Anglican Communion. The Church also has a strong international role in development and disaster relief through the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF). The General Synod, which normally meets triennially (next meeting 2010), consists of the Archbishops, Bishops and elected clerical and lay representatives of the 30 dioceses. Each of the Ecclesiastical Provinces— Canada, Ontario, Rupert’s Land and British Columbia— is organized under a Metropolitan and has its own Provincial Synod and Executive Council. Each diocese has its own Diocesan Synod.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: Church House
Address line 2: 80 Hayden St.
City: Toronto
State: Ontario
Zip Code: M4Y 3G2
Country: Canada
Phone: (416)924-9192

Media Contact Record Year 2016

Name: Mr. Vianney (Sam) Carriere
Phone: n/a

Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Karen Evans
Position: Librarian

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 641,845
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 641,845
Total Churches: 2,884
Average Attendance: 162,138
Membership Calculation Method: Census

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 1,930
Other Service to the Church: 472
Retired: 1,169
Total Clergy: 3,571

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 1,633
Pupils: 44,687
Staff: 9,658
Total Individuals: 54,345

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $0.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $0
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures