Our Beliefs

Our Beliefs

As a partner in the worldwide Anglican Communion and in the universal Church, we proclaim and celebrate the gospel of Jesus Christ in worship and in action.
We value our heritage of biblical faith, reason, liturgy, tradition, and the rich variety of our life in community.
We acknowledge that God is calling us to greater diversity of membership, wider participation in ministry and leadership, better stewardship in God’s creation and a stronger resolve in challenging attitudes and structures that cause injustice.  Guided by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to respond to this call in love and service and so to more fully live the life of Christ.
The Anglican Church of Canada does not define its doctrine in a single confession. Our beliefs are articulated in our liturgies, as well as in the Apostles’ Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Athanasian Creed.
Historically, the Lambeth Quadrilateral (1888) defined the commonalities of churches in the Anglican Communion and has also served as a basis for ecumenical discussion, and the 39 Articles of Religion were a foundational document for the Church of England during the Reformation.

 Anglican Church of Canada beliefs