2013 awards

Published on June 1, 2013 by in News

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A.C. Forrest Memorial Award

(Judges: Richard Landau and Peter Johansen)

First Place – Faith Today

A Visit to the World’s Newest Country

Author: Karen Stiller

Editors: Gail Reid and Bill Fledderus

Honourable Mention – The United Church Observer

Rights and Wrongs on the Edges of Life, July/August 2012

Authors: David Wilson, Jane Armstrong, Pieta Woolley, Richard Wright and Trisha Elliott

Honourable Mention – Presbyterian Record

Life on the Farm

Author: Melanie Ferrier

2013 Canadian Church Press Award Winners

Editorial – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Stephen Heckbert)

First Place – Spiritan

Watch Your Language

Editor: Fr. Patrick Fitzpatrick, CSSp

Designer: Tim Faller

Second Place – Aujourd’hui Credo

Où est Jésus-Christ là-dedans?

Editor: Stéphane Gaudet

Third Place – Glad Tidings

Editorial – January/February 2012

Author: Colleen Wood

Editorial – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Stephen Heckbert)

First Place – Presbyterian Record

Speaking Up When it Matters Most

Author: David Harris

Second Place – The Catholic Register

Abandon Casino Plans

Author: Jim O’Leary

Third Place – Salvationist

Blimps and Babies

Author: Major Jim Champ

Editors: Pamela Richardson and John McAlister

Honourable Mention – Mennonite Brethren Herald

Have you got a Light?

Editor: Karla Braun

News Story – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

First Place – The Link and Visitor

Valentine’s Day in the Heart of the World’s Rape Capital

Author: Laurena Zondo

Editor: Renée James

No Second or Third Place awarded.

News Story – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

No First Place awarded.

Second Place – Presbyterian Record

“Unfit Mother” Speaks Up

Author: Connie Wardle

Third Place – The United Church Observer

Reconciling to a Hard Truth, April 2012

Author: Richard Wright

In-Depth Treatment of a News Event – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

No First, Second or Third Place awarded.

In-Depth Treatment of a News Event – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

First Place – The United Church Observer

Maternity Homes: Handmaids No More, May 2012 and Bernadette’s Secret, December 2012

Authors: Laurel Walton and Chelsea Temple Jones

Second Place – The Catholic Register

The Making of a Cardinal

Authors: Catholic Register Staff

No Third Place awarded.

Features – Circulation of up to 9,999

(Judge: Cynthia Shannon)

First Place – Converge Magazine

Talk This Way

Author: Chelsea Batten

Editor: Shara Lee

Second Place – Aujourd’hui Credo

Anglicans et Francophones

Author: Stéphane Gaudet

Third Place – Crosstalk

Forever Friends

Author: Lisa Chisholm-Smith

Features – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Cynthia Shannon)

First Place – The United Church Observer

Rights and Wrongs on the Edges of Life, July/August 2012

Authors: David Wilson, Jane Armstrong, Pieta Woolley, Richard Wright and Trisha Elliott

Second Place – Word Alive

Drawing in the Sand – Fall 2012

Author: Alexis Harrison

Editor: Dwayne Janke

Third Place – Presbyterian Record

Life on the Farm

Author: Melanie Ferrier

Editor: Amy MacLachlan

Opinion Piece – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Carmi Levy)

First Place – The Catalyst

The Northern Gateway Pipeline: Why We Cling to Oil

Author: Randolph Heluza-DeLay

Second Place – Mandate

A Rant about the Easter Bunny

Author: Debbie McMillan

Third Place – Aujourd’hui Credo

Y a-t-il un éléphant dans la pièce?

Author: Johanne Gendron

Opinion Piece – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Carmi Levy)

First Place – The United Church Observer

Handmaids No More

Author: Laurel Walton

Second Place – The Catholic Register

Hypocrisy Plentiful

Author: Michael Coren

Third Place – ChristianWeek

Prayer makes all the difference

Author: Thomas Froese

Column – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Carmi Levy)

First Place – Mandate
A Rant about the Easter Bunny, Portrait of a Burnout, A Ship Called Hope
Author: Debbie McMillan

Second Place – Canada Lutheran
Justice Agenda
Authors: Miranda Weingartner and Erich Weingartner

Third Place – The Link & Visitor
Taking Care of a Princess: The Alongsider; I Don’t Care; The Alongsider
Author: Susan Murphy
Editor: Renée James

Column – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Carmi Levy)

First Place – Faith & Friends
Have a Good Day; The Flowers and the Weeds; Double Standard
Author: Diane Stark
Editors: Ken Ramstead and Geoff Moulton

Second Place – The Catholic Register
What would you do with 30 minutes to live?; Doggone it if I’m going to play God;
Self-Indulgence before Lent
Author: Robert Brehl

Third Place – Salvationist
Battle Cry: A Two-Way Partnership; Finish What You Started; Think Big. Start Small. Go Deep.
Author: Major Danielle Strickland

Service Journalism

(Judge: Janet Rowe)

First Place – Mandate
Chancel Drama 101
Author: Graeme Carruth

Second Place – Salvationist
Sacred Reading
Author: Captain Mark Braye
Editors: John McAlister and Pamela Richardson

No Third Place awarded

Honourable Mention – Faith Today
Bible Study Tools on the Go
Author: Mark Carroll
Editors: Gail Reid, Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller

Media Review

(Judge: Robert White)

First Place – Presbyterian Record
Book Reviews
Authors: Harris Athanasiadis, Laurence DeWolfe and Issa Saliba
Editor: Andrew Faiz

Second Place – Canadian Mennonite
Billy Graham meets the evangelist of outrage, Exposing society’s appetite for violence and Why and how we should evangelize
Authors: Will Braun, Vic Thiessen and Ross W. Muir
Editors: Ross W. Muir, Managing Editor and Dick Benner, Editor/Publisher

Third Place – Faith Today
Books and Culture (January/February, March/April and November/December 2012)
Author: Wayne Hagerman, Violet Nesdoly, Pye Chew, et al.
Editors: Gail Reid, Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller

Theological Reflection

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – Mandate
Remember That You Are Dust
Author: Edwin Searcy

Second Place – The Catalyst
Peace on Earth, Joy to the World
Author: James Loney

Second Place – Quebec Diocesan Gazette
Do Dogs go to Heaven?
Author: Bruce Myers

Third Place – Tapestry
A Psalm for the Living
Author: Susan Olmstead

Honourable Mention – Glad Tidings
Children in Poverty in Canada
Author: Helen Smith
Editor: Colleen Wood

Biblical Interpretation

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – Mandate
A Deep and Dirty Truth
Author: Ted Harrison

Second Place – Geez magazine
Jesus the racist
Author: William O’Brien

Third Place – Aujourd’hui Credo
Dieu et Mamon
Author: Thierry Delay

Personal Experience – First Person Account – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Adam Gollner)

First Place – Glad Tidings
What Star is That?
Author: John Crowdis
Editor: Colleen Wood

Second Place – Spiritan
Will you keep her now?
Author: Ellen Einterz
Editor: Fr. Patrick Fitzpatrick CSSp
Designer: Tim Faller

Third Place – Canada Lutheran
Songs Ancient and New
Author and Photographer: Allen Jorgensen
Designer: Catherine Crivici
Editor: Susan McIlveen Editorial Director: Trina Gallop

Personal Experience – First Person Account – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Adam Gollner)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Miracle of the Monarchs, May 2012
Author: Anne Bokma

Second Place – Presbyterian Record
I Never Shot My Wife’s Horse
Author: David Webber

Third Place – Mennonite Brethren Herald
Mother Loved Coffee
Author: Dorothy Siebert
Editor: Laura Kalmar

Interview – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Jerry Hames)

First Place – Converge Magazine
Speak and be Heard
Author: Sam McLoughlin

Interview – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Jerry Hames)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Gloria’s Choice
Author: Chelsea Temple Jones

Second Place – The Catholic Register
Fighting the Good Fight, from the Secular Side
Author: Michael Swan

Third Place – Faith & Friends
Wrestling with Destiny
Author: William J. Bruce III
Editors: Ken Ramstead and Geoff Moulton

Third Place – Salvationist
Fighting for Peace
Authors: Ken Ramstead and Linda Leigh
Editors: John McAlister and Pamela Richardson

Biographical Profile (Living or Dead) – Circulation under 10,000

(Judge: Nancy Wood)

First Place – Foi & Vie
Effet Viral
Author: Jayne Thurber-Smith
Editors: Ken Ramstead and Geoff Moulton

Second Place – Aujourd’hui Credo
ELLY HILLESUM Dieu entre bonnes mains
Author: Robert Jacques

No Third Place awarded.

Biographical Profile (Living or Dead) – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Nancy Wood)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Men of Letters, February 2012
Author: Karen Stiller

Second Place – The Catholic Register
St. Kateri Tekakwitha: A Life of Faith
Author: Michael Swan

Third Place – Faith & Friends
Couplet
Author: Ken Ramstead
Editors: Ken Ramstead and Geoff Moulton

Poetry

(Judge: D.S. (Don) Martin)

First Place – Geez magazine
To the working class god I have lost
Author: Jesse Morales

Second Place – The United Church Observer
Back Door – December 2012
Author: Winston Lindsay

Third Place – Canadian Mennonite
Coming to the city nearest you
Author: Carol Penner
Editors: Ross W. Muir, Managing Editor and Dick Benner, Editor/Publisher

News Photo – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Andrew Stawicki)

First Place – Canadian Mennonite
Roadblocks for Christmas
Photographer: Todd Hanson

No Second or Third Place awarded.

Feature Photo – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Andrew Stawicki)

First Place – Geez magazine
Untitled (Cruise ship photo)
Photographer: Mike Friesen

Second Place – Mandate
Celebrate M&S
Photographer: Wolf Kutnahorsky

No Third Place awarded.

Feature Photo – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Andrew Stawicki)

First Place – Presbyterian Record
Girl with Water
Photographer: Andrew Faiz

Second Place – Faith & Friends – March 2012
Maestro, Music Please
Photographer: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Third Place – Word Alive
Breaking New Ground, Fall 2012
Photographer: Natasha Schmale
Editor: Dwayne Janke

Photo Essay – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Andrew Stawicki)

First Place – Geez magazine
Untitled (Stereotypes Theme)
Photographer: Colin Vandenberg
Authors: Suzanne Pringle and Melanie Dennis Unrau

No Second or Third Place awarded.

Photo Essay – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Andrew Stawicki)

First Place – Faith & Friends
Seeing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary, October 2012
Photographer: Brian Williams
Designer: Brandon Laird

Second Place – Presbyterian Record
A Place to Call Home
Photographer: Abel Pandy

No Third Place awarded.

Original Artwork – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Carson Samson)

First Place – Geez magazine
Spot the Differences and Time-Saving Tip of the Day (Leisure issue comics)
Artist: Justin Petkau

Original Artwork – Circulation over 10,000

(Judge: Carson Samson)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Christmas, after all, December 2012
Artist: Ross Woolford

Second Place – Mennonite Brethren Herald
The Journey
Artist: Faye Hall

Third Place – Presbyterian Record
Life on the Farm
Artist: Tim Zeltner

Front Cover/Page – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Gordon Preece)

First Place – Converge Magazine
Surrounded but Alone
Designer: Carmen Bright
Photographer: Geoff Heith

Second Place – Mandate
Healthy Churches, Healthy Communities
Designer: Lisa Rebnord

Third Place – Canada Lutheran
January/February 2012
Designer: Catherine Crivici
Editor: Lucia Carruthers
Editorial Director: Trina Gallop

Front Cover/Page – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – The United Church Observer
December 2012
Designer: Ross Woolford

Second Place – Faith & Friends, January 2012
Into the Wild
Designer: Brandon Laird

Third Place – Presbyterian Record
Eldership UnLeashed, January 2012
Designer: Caroline Bishop Artist: Violet Lemay

Third Place – Anglican Journal
September 2012

Feature Layout and Design – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Gordon Preece)

First Place – Converge Magazine
Lonely Together
Designer: Carmen Bright
Photographer: Geoff Heith

Second Place – Canada Lutheran
A Lutheran Handbook to Lent
Designer: Catherine Crivici
Editor: Lucia Carruthers
Editorial Director: Trina Gallop

Third Place – Mandate
Open to the Arts
Designer: Lisa Rebnord

Feature Layout and Design – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – Presbyterian Record
Leadership Unleashed
Designers: Caroline Bishop and Salina Vanderhorn
Artist; Violet Lemay

Second Place – The United Church Observer
Rights and Wrongs at the Edges of Life
Designer: Ross Woolford

Third Place – Salvationist
A Christmas Embrace
Designer: Timothy Cheng
Editors: John McAlister and Pamela Richardson

Layout and Design of an Edition – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Gordon Preece)

First Place – Geez magazine
False Assumptions, Geez 27
Designer: Darryl Brown

Second Place – Mandate
May 2012
Designer: Lisa Rebnord

Third Place – Canada Lutheran
Volume 27, No. 1 (January/February 2012)
Designer: Catherine Crivici
Editor: Lucia Carruthers
Editorial Director: Trina Gallop

Layout and Design of an Edition – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – The United Church Observer
June 2012
Designer: Ross Woolford

Second Place – Anglican Journal
September 2012
Designer: Saskia Rowley

Third Place – Scarboro Missions
January-February 2012 Issue
Designer and Editor: Kathy Gillis

Third Place – Canadian Mennonite
Paddling for Dollars
Designers: Dan Johnson and Ross W. Muir

Best Use of Multimedia – Website

(Judge: James Kinney)

First Place – Salvationist.ca
www.salvationist.ca
Designer: John McAlister

Second Place – Faith Today
www.faithtoday.ca/digital
Designer: Gtxcel, Inc.

Third Place – The Catholic Register
Priest Brings his Music to Canada
Designer: Eric Canaria

Publication Website – Circulation of parent publication above 10,000

(Judge: James Kinney)

Third Place – Salvationist.ca
www.salvationist.ca
Designer: John McAlister

Second Place – Presbyterian Record
www.presbyterianrecord.ca

First Place – Word Alive
www.wordalive.wycliffe.ca
Designer: Wayne Dirks
Web Content Manager: Doug Lockhart

General Excellence – Magazine

(Judge: Kathryn Dorrell)

First Place – The United Church Observer
October, November and December 2012
Editor: David Wilson

Second Place – Converge Magazine
June/August, September/October and November/December 2012 17
Designer: Carmen Bright
Editor: Shara Lee

Third Place – Geez magazine
Utopia Now, Costly Leisure, False Assumptions (Geez 25, 26, 27)
Designer: Darryl Brown
Editors: Melanie Dennis Unrau and Aiden Enns

Honourable Mention: Presbyterian Record
April, May and June 2012
Designers: Caroline Bishop and Salina Vanderhorn
Editors: David Harris and Andrew Faiz

General Excellence – Newspaper

(Judge: Carol Goar)

First Place – The Catholic Register
May 27, June 3 and June 10, 2012
The Catholic Register Staff

Second Place – Anglican Journal
September, October and November 2012
Editor: Kristin Jenkins

Third Place – ChristianWeek (Manitoba Edition)
April, May and June 2012
Managing Editor: Kelly Rempel
Senior Editor: Mags Storey Assistant Editor: Adam Kroeker
Designer: Christopher Janzen

General Excellence – Website

(Judge: James Kinney)

First Place: Salvationist.ca
www.salvationist.ca
Designer: John McAlister

Second Place – The Catholic Register
www.catholicregister.org

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