My dear brothers and sisters in Christ welcome to the Diocese of Edmonton!
We are thrilled to be the hosts for the 49th Provincial Synod. The Diocese is on the traditional lands of Treaty Six and home to the Alexander First Nation; the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Cold Lake First Nation, Enoch Cree Nation, Erminskin Cree Nation. Frog Lake First Nation. Heart Lake First Nation, Kehewin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation, O’Chiese First Nation, Paul First Nation, Saddle Lake Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Sunchild First Nation, Whitefish Lake First Nation (Goodfish) Edmonton is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta.
Our mission here in the diocese is to’ proclaim the gospel, make disciples and further the Kingdom’. I hope that while you are with us we will be able to reflect some of the ministry of the diocese so that we get to know one another better. The city in which you will find yourself is home to over a million people and represents many ethnicities and cultures.
We hope that your time here will be blessed as we explore Living and Sharing Jesus Shaped Life.