Tag: Companion of the Centre

Remembering Sue Taylor

Companion of the Centre Sue Taylor passed away last week at Bethell Hospice in Caledon, Ontario, just shy of her 84th birthday. Dorothy Naylor (another Companion of the Centre) recalled the excellent community chaplaincy that Sue did in Ottawa. “She is a great example of what diaconal ministry is about,” said Dorothy. According to her …


Care for the Hidden Ones

Last year CCS presented Rev. Canon Nancy Ford with the Companion of the Centre Award in recognition of her work as an agent of justice and compassion and for her commitment to the diaconate in the Anglican Church. As we prepare for next week’s Annual General Meeting, we thought we’d check in with Nancy about …

Remembering Bessie Lane

Companion of the Centre Bessie Lane passed away at the beginning of December.

Anne Manikel

Announcing the 2020 Companion of the Centre – Anne Manikel

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Companion of the Centre recipient will be Anne Manikel

Follow Me: Annual Service of Celebration 2019

At our Annual Service of Celebration graduates of the CCS Diploma in Diaconal Ministries reflected on Jesus’ call to “Follow me.” A full sanctuary of friends, family, and special guests at St. Mary’s Road United Church in Winnipeg honoured graduates Keith Hall, Tammy Bleue, Lynn McGrath and Marion Martin, along with the 2019 Companion of …

Sue Taylor is the CCS 2018 Companion of the Centre

Announcing the 2018 Companion of the Centre – Sue Taylor

“In my understanding, spirituality is about a sense of connectedness or a search for connectedness: Connectedness within ourselves or a feeling of “being at home” within ourselves; connectedness with others in relationships; connectedness within the wider community or the world; connectedness with the universe or creation and the mystery that we might call God—a connectedness …