Emmaus Anglican Church is a new church community in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, established September 1, 2016, after two city Anglican congregations, St. John the Evangelist and St. Matthew, merged together to form a new faith community.
The decision to establish Emmaus came after a year-long process in which some area congregations imagined and investigated fresh possibilities for the future shape of their ministry in the city. The process resulted in a proposal that was approved by an overwhelming majority of parishioners at both St. John’s Church and St. Matthew’s Church in February 2016.
Emmaus supports both lay and ordained ministry initiatives with deliberate attention given to enhancing and expanding outreach initiatives within the city, and being open to opportunities for collaboration with other Anglican congregations, ecumenical partners, and various organizations in the Sault area.