The Tapestry of Humanity
Welcome to the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, where the celebration of diversity is one of our guiding principles.
At our Anglican churches, you will find communities that reflect the beautiful tapestry of humanity. Regardless of where you are in your personal faith journey, we extend a heartfelt invitation to join in as we deepen our connection with God our Creator and strive to manifest God’s love and compassion in the world.
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ADO Launches Perspective – its new online newspaper
The Bishop’s Charge to Synod – 2023
From our Bishop
Gaining perspective, stepping into prayerfulness
I love almost any kind of vista. A compelling vista has details which become apparent as you gaze over it…
Spending more time in God’s time
As we begin a new calendar year, having begun a new liturgical year a month ago in Advent season, many of us will reflect on the passing of time…
The Bishop’s Charge to Synod – 2023
As for you, always be sober, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, carry out your ministry fully. 2 Timothy 4:5 | The first reading for the feast of Saint Luke is from Paul’s second letter…
Join in, all are welcome!
A community where everyone belongs
Anglican Diocese of Ottawa
You can find ADO churches (also called ‘parish ministries’) across the city of Ottawa and in villages, towns, and smaller cities in eastern Ontario and western Quebec. Each church embraces diversity of its community – their unique culture, elements of leadership, worship styles, community outreach programs and more.
WAYS TO GIVE
Your donation will change the lives of people who need support – struggling with serious life challenges like poverty, homelessness, and mental health issues. You can donate directly to your local ADO church, to an Anglican community ministry or program that’s meaningful to you. Every dollar counts.
Youth Programs & Youth Internships (YIP)
As a youth or young adult, you are welcome to join a unique opportunity with the ADO Youth Internship Program (YIP). It’s an innovative ministry connecting young adults through experiential learning, group discussion, and individual reflection.
ABOUT OUR BISHOP
BISHOP SHANE PARKER
The Right Reverend Shane A.D. Parker was consecrated as the 10th Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa in 2020, after serving as the Dean of Christ Church Cathedral for more than 20 years. His impact created a much more diverse and vibrant parish attracting people from all walks of life.
Perspective is the digital edition of the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa (ADO), published as the monthly print publication Crosstalk and delivered to Anglicans throughout the diocese as a supplement of the national newspaper the Anglican Journal.
Discover the ADO Archives!
Anglican Diocese of Ottawa (ADO) Archives collects parish & service registers, vestry reports, committee minutes, finance documents, property records like cemeteries & architectural plans, pew bulletins, photos, paintings and more.
Rent Church Space
Interested in finding space for private or group events? Select from a variety of spaces in churches across our regions. Includes kitchens, seating areas, parking, and excellent acoustics space.
Find a church close to you and contact them.
Generosity fuels our mission
Ways to Give
Did you know there are creative ways to support the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa (ADO) where you and your loved ones can all benefit at the same time?
- You can give a gift that costs you nothing during your lifetime.
- You can give stock and receive larger tax savings.
This is called ‘Planned Giving.’ You can make a difference quickly and easily with planned giving, making a one-time donation or a monthly pledge. Get started today.
We recognize and honour the ancestral territory of the Anishinàbeg Algonquin People, the ancient and revered guardians of the Kichi Sibi (Ottawa River) Watershed, upon which the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa was founded on April 7, 1896.