2014 awards

Published on June 1, 2014 by in Features, News

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A.C. Forrest Memorial Award – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judges: Richard Landau and Sharon McAuley)

First Place – Mandate
Hungry for Change
Author: Debbie Marshall

Honourable Mention – Geez magazine
Where are the girls in children’s Bibles?
Author: Melanie Dennis Unrau
Editors: Miriam Meinders and Aiden Enns

A.C. Forrest Memorial Award – Circulation above 10,000

(Judges: Richard Landau and Sharon McAuley)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Losing the Hooded Grebe
Author: Alanna Mitchell

Honourable Mention – The Catholic Register
SYRIA IN CRISIS
Author: Michael Swan

2014 Award Winners

Editorial – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Stephen Heckbert)

First Place – Aujourd’hui Credo
Une Laïcité à Géométrie Variable, September/October, 2013
Author and Editor: Stéphane Gaudet

Second Place – Spiritan
Words Made Flesh
Author and Editor: Fr. Patrick Fitzpatrick, C.S.Sp.

Third Place – Saskatchewan Anglican
An Argument in Favour of the ‘Open Table’, April 2013
Author: Rev. Canon Glenn Ash

Editorial – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Stephen Heckbert)

First Place – Anglican Journal
Just Say “Non”
Author: Paul Feheley

Second Place – The Catholic Register
The Power of Forgiveness
Author: Jim O’Leary

Third Place – Canadian Mennonite
Confessing our Fossil Fuel Sins
Author: Dick Benner
Managing Editor: Ross W. Muir

News Story – Magazine

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Standing UP to Big Gold, June 2013
Author: Roxana Olivera

Second Place – Faith Today
Christian Law School Proposal Raises Discussion
Author: Jeff Dewsbury
Editors: Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller

(No Third Place awarded in this category.)

News Story – Newspaper

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

First Place – ChristianWeek
Manitoba Mennonite Parents long for Reunion with their Children, December 2013
Author: Karen Pauls
Editors: Rob Horsley and Kelly Rempel

Second Place – Anglican Journal
Holocaust Survivor Offers Hope
Author: Marites N. Sison

Third Place – Saskatchewan Anglican
Hardwick Installed as 12th Bishop of Qu’Appelle, April 2013
Author: Jason Antonio

In-Depth Treatment of a News Event – Magazine

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Beyond Belief, November 2013
Authors: David Wilson, Kenneth Gallinger and Trisha Elliott

Second Place – Salvationist
After the Flood, (with additional web reports)
Author: Kristin Ostensen
Editors: Pamela Richardson, Melissa Yue Wallace, Kristin Ostensen and Geoff Moulton

(No Third Place awarded in this category.)

In-Depth Treatment of a News Event – Newspaper

(Judge: Mark Bourrie)

First Place – The Catholic Register
The Conclave
Author: Michael Swan

(No Second Place awarded in this category.)

Third Place – Anglican Journal
Children’s Ministry
Author: Leigh Anne Williams

Features (Nonfiction) – Magazine

(Judge: Cynthia Shannon)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Living a Miracle, March 2013
Author: Bill Millar

Second Place – Faith Today
Where are the girls in children’s Bibles?
Author: Melanie Dennis Unrau
Editors: Miriam Meinders and Aiden Enns

Third Place – Canada Lutheran
Hockey Chaplain
Author: Geoff Kirbyson
Editor: Kenn Ward Editorial Director: Trina Gallop

Features (Nonfiction) – Newsletter/Newspaper

(Judge: Cynthia Shannon)

First Place – The Catholic Register
SYRIA IN CRISIS
Author: Michael Swan

Second Place – ChristianWeek
Scripture on the Silver Screen – June 2013
Author: Peter Chattaway
Editors: Rob Horsley and Kelly Rempel

Third Place – Saskatchewan Anglican
The Lectionary: Reading the Word of God to God’s People – November 2013
Author: Rev. William Portman

Opinion Piece – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – Canada Lutheran
Hard Work and Selfless Courage
Author: Rev. Dr. Jann Boyd

Second Place – Mandate
The Church: Whose Future is it Anyway?
Author: Mark G. Toulouse

Third Place – Aujourd’hui Credo
L’Église est plurielle, heureusement
Author: Gérard Laverdure

Opinion Piece – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – The United Church Observer
The Right Kind of Trouble – June 2013
Author: Mardi Tindal

Second Place – Canadian Mennonite
The Left, The Right and The Righteous
Author: Will Braun

Third Place – Salvationist
Factory Recall
Authors: James Read and Aimee Patterson

Third Place – The Catholic Register
Trudeau Bang On
Author: Peter Stockland

Honourable Mention – Mennonite Brethren Herald
An Orientation for Single Sexuality: The “Dos” of Purity
Author: Karla Braun

Column – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – Canada Lutheran
Keeping the Holy Land in Mind; Tending God’s Garden; Five Days in July
Author: National Bishop Susan Johnson

Second Place – Saskatchewan Anglican
What does Poverty cost?; Emotional Stewardship; Smiling Through the Lenten Mirror
Author: Rev. Alex Parsons

Third Place – Mandate
The Search for Real Food; Let Me Tell You About My Church; Facing Poverty 6
Author: Debbie McMillan

Column – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Observations – February, July/August, October 2013
Author: David Wilson

Second Place – Presbyterian Record
For the Journey
Author: David Webber

Second Place – The Catholic Register
Musial, Mantle and Manly Virtue; Right until Death Ebert Dodged the Fundamental Questions;
Rita MacNeil has made her way Home
Author: Fr. Raymond de Souza

Third Place – Anglican Journal
Walking Together
Author: Bishop Mark MacDonald

Honourable Mention – Salvationist
Talking Points: Suffer the Children; Bible Bandwagon; Open Doors
Author: Major Juan Burry

Department

(Judge: Bruce Solderholm)

First Place – Geez magazine
Civil Disobedience
Author: Christopher Paetkau and James Wilt

Second Place – Canadian Mennonite
Young Voices
Authors: Various
Editors: Aaron Epp and Rachel Bergen

Third Place – The Catholic Register
Youth Speak News 7
Editor: Ruane Remy

Service Journalism

(Judge: Donna Paris)

First Place – Faith Today (July/August 2013)
Social Media for Social Good
Author: Patricia Paddey
Editors: Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller

Second Place – Geez magazine
Digest of Living Dissenters
Author: Carly Ciufo
Editors: Melanie Dennis Unrau and Aiden Enns

Third Place – Presbyterian Record
The Haynes Report
Author: Gordon Haynes
Editor: Andrew Faiz

Media Review

(Judge: Robert White)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Thomas King’s Moment of Truth – September, 2013; Silver Hair on the
Silver Screen – April 2013; Wild Organic and Killed by you – May 2013
Authors: Julie McGonegal, Patricia Clarke and Pieta Woolley

Second Place – Faith Today
Books and Culture (January/February, May/June and November/December 2013)
Authors: Burton James, Don Martin, Preston Jones, Pye Chew, Violet Nesdoly, et al.
Editors: Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller

Third Place – Salvationist
Will the Real “Biblical Woman” Please Stand Up?;
Entertaining Angels; Friendship 101
Author: Kristin Ostensen
Editors: Pamela Richardson, Melissa Yue Wallace, Kristin Ostensen and Geoff Moulton

Theological Reflection

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – Canadian Mennonite
On the use of Scripture
Author: Bruce Hiebert
Managing Editor: Ross Muir
Publisher and Editor: Dick Benner

Second Place – The Catalyst
Falling in Love with the Earth
Author: Stephen Bede Scharper

Third Place – The United Church Observer
Does Human Life Have a Purpose? – June 2013
Author: Bruce Sanguin

Third Place – Saskatchewan Anglican
This is my Father’s World!
Author: Bishop Michael Hawkins

Biblical Interpretation

(Judge: Rolf Pedersen)

First Place – Mennonite Brethren Herald
Watch the Weeds Grow
Author: Mary Anne Isaak

Second Place – Canada Lutheran
Facing our Fears
Author: Daranne Harris
Editor: Susan McIlveen Editorial Director: Trina Gallop

Third Place – Salvationist
Rediscovering the Nativity
Authors: Pamela Richardson, Donald E. Burke, Major Cathie Harris,
Major Glenda Bishop, Colonel Ricardo Bouzigues and Major Mark Wagner
Editors: Pamela Richardson, Melissa Yue Wallace, Kristin Ostensen and Geoff Moulton

Honourable Mention – Spiritan
Harvest Grains
Author: Fr. Patrick Fitzpatrick, C.S.Sp.
Editor: Fr. Patrick Fitzpatrick, C.S.Sp Designer: Tim Faller

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

(Judge: Adam Gollner)

First Place – Link & Visitor
Not Separated
Author: Denise Budd Rumble
Editor: Renee James

Second Place – Tapestry

What I Lost in the Fire…and What I found
Author: Christina Dimitroff

Third Place – Glad Tidings
The Gift of a Road
Author: Audrey Cameron
Editor: Colleen Wood

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

(Judge: Adam Gollner)

First Place – Presbyterian Record
Speechless Service
Author: Doug Schonberg

Second Place – The United Church Observer
Making Amends with Malawai, March 2013
Author: Pieta Woolley

Third Place – Faith & Friends
The Pastor and the Agnostic, October 2013
Author: Beverly Ivany
Editors: Ken Ramstead and Geoff Moulton

Interview

(Judge: Alex Freedman)

First Place – Faith Today
Faith Today Interview with Rev. Dawn McDonald
Author: Karen Stiller

Second Place – Salvationist
Disarming Terrorism: Shane Claiborne
Author: Kristin Ostensen
Editors: Pamela Richardson, Melissa Yue Wallace, Kristin Ostensen and Geoff Moulton

Third Place – cmAlliance.ca
Growing up Fatherless
Author: Gladys Thompson

Honourable Mention – The United Church Observer
Interview with Kathleen Wynne, July/August 2013
Author: Mardi Tindal

Biographical Profile (Living or Dead) – Magazine

(Judge: Nancy Wood)

First Place – Faith Today
Faith Fits With Action for Fashion Designer
Author: Lisa Hall-Wilson
Editors: Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller

Second Place – cmAlliance.ca
A Dream, a Plan and a Prayer Author: Peter White

Third Place – Faith & Friends – June 2013
Running for a Brother
Author: Ken Ramstead
Editors: Ken Ramstead and Geoff Moulton

Biographical Profile (Living or Dead) – Newspaper

(Judge: Nancy Wood)

First Place – Anglican Journal
The Irreverent, Reverent Don Cherry
Author: Diana Swift

Second Place – Western Catholic Reporter
Big Bucks Didn’t Satisfy, so Scientist Opted for Poverty
Author: Lasha Morningstar

Third Place – The Catholic Register
Ladies Man to Man of God
Author: Ruane Remy

News Photo (B&W or Colour) – Magazine

(Judge: Miguel Vadillo)

First Place – The United Church Observer
Truth and Reconciliation, November 2013
Photographer: David Turnbull

Second Place – Canada Lutheran
A View of the Event from the Peace Tower
Photographer: Trina Gallop
Editor: Kenn Ward Editorial Director: Trina Gallop

(No Third Place awarded in this category.)

News Photo (B&W or Colour) – Newspaper

(Judge: Miguel Vadillo)

First Place – The Catholic Register
Syria’s Tragedy, Up Close
Photographer: Michael Swan
(No Second or Third Place awarded in this category.)

Feature Photo (B&W or Colour) – Magazine

(Judge: Miguel Vadillo)

First Place – Word Alive
(Due to the sensitive nature of content; the Editor of Word Alive has requested the credited
names and graphic be withheld.)

Second Place – Faith & Friends
Higher Ground, March 2013
Designer: Brandon Laird
Photographer: Embrace Beauty Photographer

Third Place – Mennonite Brethren Herald
House Blend Ministries
Photographer: Tony Schellenberg

Feature Photo (B&W or Colour – Newspaper

(Judge: Miguel Vadillo)

First Place – The Catholic Register
Syria in Crisis – Woman in Distress
Photographer: Michael Swan

Second Place – Western Catholic Reporter
Seminarian at the Marian Centre
Photographer: Ramon Gonzalez

(No Third place awarded in this category)

Photo Essay (B&W or Colour) – Magazine

(Judge: Miguel Vadillo)

First Place – Geez magazine
The Glass Box Project
Photographer: Colin Vandenberg
Designer: Darryl Brown Writer: Tim Runtz

Second Place – The United Church Observer
Six Days in Vancouver: Images of Truth and Reconciliation, November 2013
Photographer: David Turnbull

Third Place – Canadian Mennonite
Holy Moments at the Bottom of the world
Photographer: Zoe Matties 13
Designers: Ross W. Muir and Dan Johnson

Photo Essay (B&W or Colour) – Newspaper

(Judge: Miguel Vadillo)

First Place – Western Catholic Reporter
Springtime in the Vatican
Designer: Glen Argan

(No Second or Third Place awarded in this category.)

Original Artwork – Magazine

(Judge: Carson Samson)

First Place – Word Alive
(Due to the sensitive nature of content; the Editor of Word Alive has requested the credited
names and graphic be withheld.)

Second Place – Geez magazine
Do I really believe this?
Artist and Photographer: Darryl Brown

Third Place – Converge Magazine
iRobot: A Reflection on What it Means to be Human?
Artist: Jacob Kownacki
Designer: Carmen Bright

Original Artwork – Newspaper

(Judge: Carson Samson)

First Place – Anglican Journal
Corrective Lenses Needed
Artist: Glenn Harvey

Second Place – The Catholic Register
A Child is Born
Artist: Jomalaine Mae Cinense

(No Third Place awarded in this category)

Magazine Front Cover – Circulation up to 9,999

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – Converge Magazine
March/April 2013
Photographer: Geoff Heith
Designer: Carmen Bright

Second Place – Geez magazine
The Rise of the Unrecognized Peace Activist
Designer: Darryl Brown
Editors: Melanie Dennis Unrau and Aiden Enns

Third Place – Canada Lutheran
Vol. 28, No. 1, January/February 2013
Designer: Catherine Crivici

Magazine Front Cover – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – The United Church Observer
January 2013
Designer: Ross Woolford

Second Place – Presbyterian Record
September 2013
Designers: Caroline Bishop and Salina Vanderhorn

Third Place – Faith Today
Why Is It So Hard to Talk About Abortion in Canada
Designer: Rob Robotham
Photographer: Mikhail Malyugin/GlowImages.com

Third Place – Faith & Friends
Higher Ground
Designer: Brandon Laird

Newspaper Front Page

(Judge: Gordon Preece)

First Place – Western Catholic Reporter
May 6, 2013
Designer: Glen Argan

Second Place – Anglican Journal
September 2013
Designer: Saskia Rowley Editor: Paul Feheley

Third Place – Saskatchewan Anglican
December 2013
Designer: Jason Antonio

Feature Layout and Design – Magazine – Circulation of up to 9,999

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – Canada Lutheran
Pain and Blessing: Autism and the Church
Designer: Catherine Crivici

Second Place – Mandate
Beyond Band-Aids
Designer: Lisa Rebnord

Third Place – Geez magazine
Digest of Living Dissenters
Designer: Darryl Brown

Feature Layout and Design – Magazine – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – United Church Observer
Reader Survey Results
Designer: Ross Woolford

Second Place – Canadian Mennonite
Ministry in a very Different World
Photographers: Margaret and Dave Penner
Designers: Ross W. Muir and Dan Johnson

Third Place – Mennonite Brethren Herald
Peeling back the Truth about Youth and the Church
Designer: Audrey Plew

Third Place – Presbyterian Record
Best Practices
Designers: Caroline Bishop and Salina Vanderhorn
Artist: Michelle Thompson

Feature Layout and Design – Newspaper

(Judge: Gordon Preece)

First Place – Anglican Journal
Children Should be Seen, and Heard
Designer: Saskia Rowley

Second Place – Western Catholic Reporter
International Priests Welcomed to Canada
Designer: Glen Argan

Third Place – The Catholic Register
SYRIA IN CRISIS
Designers: Mickey Conlon and Lucy Barco

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

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – Geez magazine
Thirty More Sermons You’d Never Heard in Church
Designer: Darryl Brown
Editors: Aiden Enns and Tim Runtz

Second Place – Canada Lutheran
Vol. 28, No. 7, October/November 2013
Designer: Catherine Crivici

Third Place – Mandate
November 2013
Designer: Lisa Rebnord

Edition Layout and Design – Magazine – Circulation above 10,000

(Judge: Brian Morgan)

First Place – Presbyterian Record
September 2013
Designers: Caroline Bishop and Salina Vanderhorn

Second Place – The United Church Observer
November 2013
Designer: Ross Woolford

Third Place – Canadian Mennonite
June 10, 2013
Designers: Ross Muir and Dan Johnson

Edition Layout and Design – Newspaper

(Judge: Gordon Preece)

First Place – Western Catholic Reporter
Issue of March 25, 2013
Designers: Glen Argan and Lasha Morningstar

Second Place – The Anglican Journal
Summer 2013
Designer: Saskia Rowley Fielder

Third Place – The Catholic Register
SYRIA IN CRISIS
Designers: Mickey Conlon and Lucy Barco

Best Use of Multi-Media on a Website

(Judge: Scott Refvik)

First Place – Salvationist.ca
www.salvationist.ca
Editors: Pamela Richardson, Melissa Yue Wallace, Ken Ramstead
Kristin Ostensen and Geoff Moulton
Designer: Carson Samson and Ryan Neudorf

Second Place – The United Church Observer
www.ucobserver.org/video2013/03/cold_comfort
Designer: Kevin Spurgaitis

Publication Website – Circulation of parent publication up to 9,999

(Judge: Scott Refvik)

First Place – Converge Magazine
www.convergemagazine.com
Editors: Leanne Janzen and Kyle Steimsma
Designer: Carmen Bright

Publication Website – Circulation of parent publication above 10,000

(Judge: Scott Refvik)

First Place – Salvationist.ca
www.salvationist.ca
Editors: Pamela Richardson, Melissa Yue Wallace, Ken Ramstead,
Kristin Ostensen and Geoff Moulton
Designers: Carson Samson and Ryan Neudorf

First Place – Anglican Journal
www.anglicanjournal.com
Anglican Journal

Second Place – Mennonite Brethren Herald
www.mbherald.com
Associate Editor: Karla Braun Editor: Laura Kalmar

Second Place – Presbyterian Record
www.presbyterianrecord.ca
Editors: Connie Wardle and Wil McGilvery

General Excellence – Magazine

(Judge: Kathryn Dorrell)

First Place – The United Church Observer
October, November and December 2013
Editor: David Wilson

Second Place – Converge Magazine
July/August, September/October and November/December 2013
Editors: Shara Lee and Leanne Janzen
Designer: Carmen Bright

Third Place – Faith Today
July/August, September/October and November/December 2013
Editors: Bill Fledderus and Karen Stiller
Designer: Rob Robotham

General Excellence – National Newspaper

(Judge: Carol Goar)

First Place – Anglican Journal
October, November and December 2013
Editor: Paul Feheley

General Excellence – Regional Newspaper

(Judge: Carol Goar)

First Place – ChristianWeek (Manitoba Edition)
October, November and December 2013
Designer: Allison Barron
Editors: Rob Horsley and Kelly Rempel

Second Place – Western Catholic Reporter
Issues of December 9, December 16 and December 23, 2013
Editor: Glen Argan

Third Place – Crosstalk
October, November and December 2013
Editor: Art Babych

General Excellence – Website

(Judge: Scott Refvik)

First Place – Salvationist.ca
www.salvationist.ca
Editors: Pamela Richardson, Melissa Yue Wallace, Ken Ramstead,
Kristin Ostensen and Geoff Moulton
Designers: Carson Samson and Ryan Neudorf

Second Place – Anglican Journal
www.anglicanjournal.com/home
www.anglicanjournal.com/features/department
www.anglicanjournal.com/departments/jointassembly-2013
Anglican Journal

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