Tuesday, April 17, 2007


St George's of Forest Hill, Kitchener

St George's, Kitchener, OntarioThis weekend St George's of Forest Hill will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. There will be a grand gala reception on Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. with The Right Rev. Robert Bennett, Bishop of Norfolk (himself a former rector) and his wife Kathie as guests of honour. The following day Bishop Bob will preach at 10 a.m.

Later in the year there will be guest speakers at the 8:15 and 10 a.m. services: Rev. Jim Horne on May 6; Rev. Herb Horsey on May 27; Rev. Frank Thompson on September 16; Canon Don Ford on November 11.

Also planned are 3 concerts. The Three Cantors will perform on Wednesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (in aid of the Huron Hunger Fund) followed by a reception. The Rev. Tim Elliott will present a jazz concert with music and stories for life’s journey on Friday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m., and again followed with a reception. On Friday, November 30 there will be a dramatic reading of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in the church followed by a final special gala.