Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Grace Anglican Church is the oldest Christian congregation in Brantford, Ontario with the first building being erected in 1832. The present building was built in 1856 and a memorial tower added in 1917-18. Shown right is detail from the Chapel Window.
December 1, 2003 Grace Church merged with St. Stephen’s Church, Brantford. The St. Stephen’s church building was sold but its website is still online.
The rector is David Ponting. Ordained in 1996, from 1999 to 2005 he was the Director of Stewardship and Financial Development for the Anglican Diocese of Niagara. Prior to entering the priesthood Rev. Ponting worked in the Marketing departments of consumer packaged goods such as Crayola Crayons and also spent four years with a large multi-national advertising agency. His book From Scarcity to Abundance: A Complete Guide to Parish Stewarship was published in September 2005.
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