Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Bishop's New Years Levee
That afternoon Bishop Howe will go on to St John's Church Cambridge for a levee from 3 - 4:30pm. The Rt. Revd Bruce Howe was enthroned as the 11th Bishop of Huron on the 30th of November 2000.
Rt. Rev. Bob Bennett, Suffragan Bishop of Norfolk will be at St John's, Windsor from 3 - 4:30pm. The first St John's Church was built in 1807, 50 years before the establishment of the Diocese.
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
St John's-in-the-Woods, Aughrim
In 1836 Rev. Thomas Brock Fuller from St Paul's Church, Chatham (now Trinity Church) was the first Anglican clergyman who conducted services in the area. He later became Bishop of Niagara. The first permanent priest was the Rev. John Gunne who from 1846 to 1856 led services in different homes around Aughrim. The first church building, a frame structure, was constucted in 1856. It was replaced in 1898 with the current new brick building which seats about 100. From the start St John’s-in-the-Woods has been a rural church, in 1856, 35 families attended services and today there are about 30 families.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006
St Stephen's, Brantford, Ontario
To keep the memory of St. Stephen’s alive Grace’s former rectory was renamed St. Stephen’s House and is being remodelled for student housing.
Tuesday, December 05, 2006
There is a Parish Hall and an attached cottage, both are used frequently.
Inside the church are altar linens and hangings made by the Chancel Guild and at the back of the altar is a mosaic that depicts Jesus on the shore of Lake Galilee. It was given in memory Rev. T. J. Hamilton who was the first school master in Tobermory.
Friday, December 01, 2006
Rev. Jim Innes was appointed part time Incumbent of St. John’s, St. Thomas effective December 1, 2006.
Rev. Tom Anderson was appointed rector of Trinity, Watford and St. Paul’s, Kerwood effective December 1, 2006.
Rev. Nancy Adams will become rector of Christ Church, Petrolia and St. John’s, Wyoming effective January 14, 2007. Nancy is currently at currently at St. Paul’s Chatsworth and St. John’s, Desboro.
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