Tuesday, March 27, 2007

 

St. Paul's Anglican, Kerwood, Ontario

St. Paul's Anglican, Kerwood, OntarioThe village of Kerwood, Ontario is located west of Strathroy on the London to Sarnia CN rail line.

St. Paul's, Kerwood was founded in 1880 when Rev. Edward Softley in co-operation with Mr. Isaac Blain, Mr. Wm. Richardson, Mr. Henry Freer and Mr. Charles Matthews started a campaign to obtain subscriptions to finance a church building. The cornerstone of the church was laid July 21, 1881 and was opened for services later that year on October 2.

St. Paul's, Kerwood is now in a 2-point parish with Trinity, Watford. Last Sunday March 25, the Rev. Tom Anderson was inducted as rector with Archdeacon Richard Salt of Trinity Church, Sarnia inducting Rev. Anderson on behalf of the bishop.