2019 Ecumenical Shared Ministry (ESM) Handbook
It was prepared by denominational staff from United, Presbyterian, Anglican and Lutheran churches. The primary emphasis on this resource is where local faith communities are considering worshiping and being church together with two or more denominations involved.
The ELCIC website link is: www.elcic.ca/Documents/EcumenicalSharedMinistriesH…
The Synod of Alberta and the Territories has two Ecumenical Officers, one in the North and one in the South.
The Northern Ecumenical Officer is Diaconal Minister Faith Nostbakken. contact me.
Faith has a Master of Theological Studies degree (MTS) and a PhD in English Literature, having taught at a university and authored several books. She is a Diaconal Minister of the ELCIC, with a call to the specialized ministry of spiritual direction for the Synod of Alberta and the Territories.
The Southern Ecumenical Officer is Rev. Daranne Harris. contact me.
Daranne is currently Vice President & Chief Mission Officer at Bethany Care Society; previously she ministered at Hope Lutheran Church, both organizations in Calgary.