New Anglican Church group growing across New Brunswick

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A rift in the Anglican Church, whose long history in New Brunswick reaches back to the Loyalists, is fuelling the expansion of a new Anglican movement in the province.

The Anglican Network in Canada, a breakaway group from the Anglican Church of Canada, has established a church in Moncton and is setting up satellite congregations in Sussex, Miramichi and Saint John.

Rev. Don Hamilton, minister at the newly-established Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, said in an interview Tuesday the network provides a safe haven for worshippers who are uncomfortable with the more worldly direction of modern religion.

"We can no longer follow the Anglican Church of Canada because of their increasingly unbiblical theology which we are witnessing in many ways - the moving away from the authority of scripture," Hamilton said.

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Posted June 23, 2010 at 9:20 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. MichaelA wrote:

Restrained, gracious but truthful public comments by the ministers of ANiC. Blessings on them.

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