Tuesday, July 31, 2007
The rector is Rev Canon Robin Lyons who is also regional dean for Waterloo. Honourary Assistants are Rev Deacon Gordon Kennedy, Rev Deacon Robert Sicard.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
This parish celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary in 1991, when 5 new memorial stained glass windows were installed. Canon Littleford previously donated two of the windows: the Nativity in memory of his wife, and St. George in memory of his brother. During that year, the parish was visited by then Primate, the Most Rev Michael Geoffrey Peers (11th primate, 1986-2004).
St George's is in a 2-point parish with Grace Church, Ilderton. The 2 churches were first linked in 1906. The parish has also twinned with an Anglican parish, St.Chad’s, in the Diocese of Umthata. Umthata is in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Last August the parish held 2 joint services with St. Ansgar’s Lutheran Church, London visiting each other’s churches.
Sunday services are at 11 am. The rector is The Rev. Dr. Michael Peterson who also acts as Padre for the 4th Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment. Director of Music is Angus Sinclair accompanist to The Three Cantors.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Adelaide Village is located midway between London and Sarnia. The first settlers in Adelaide Village were predominantly aristocratic army personnel from England and Ireland and gentlemen farmers from Scotland.
St. Ann’s is in a two-point parish with St. John the Evangelist, Strathroy. Rector is Rev Willi Kammerer, regional dean for Medway.
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Christ Church, Newbury, Ontario
Today, Sunday worship has a pattern of the first Sunday of each month as a traditional Book of Common Prayer Eucharist and the other three Sunday services in the month are Book of Alternative Services Eucharist.
Christ Church, Newbury is a 3 point parish with St John's, Glencoe and St Jude's, Mt Brydges.
Newbury is village of 420 which contains McNaughton's a family business. It employs 57 and sells building materials; appliances; auto parts; liquor and beer; meat and rents equipment.
Friday, July 06, 2007
Trinity Church, Blyth, Ontario
A church hall was constructed in 1994. Among the events held there are a number of caterings in conjunction with the annual Blyth Summer Theatre Festival.
The rector Rev. Tom Wilson will be resigning the parish effective the August 31. Tom looks to work on his DMin. degree and accompany his spouse, Dawn, to France where she will be living for a year.
Monday, July 02, 2007
Rev John Hodgins, rector of Holy Trinity, Chatham, is resigning effective the 31st of August.
Rev Ed Wagner, rector of St. George’s, Owen Sound, is retiring effective the 31st of July. Today is his last day in the parish.
Rev Deacon Dr David Wearne is retiring from outreach ministry at Church of the Ascension, Windsor, effective the 29th of June. He will continue to function liturgically and pastorally within the parish.
Rev Jay Koyle of St Aidan’s Church, London was elected President of the Council of the Associated Parishes for Liturgy and Mission (APLM), at their recent annual meeting.
Named to the Cathedral Chapter of Canons were:
Rev Canon Megan Collings-Moore of St. Bede's Chapel, Waterloo
Rev Canon Stephen Haig of St John the Evangelist, Leamington
Rev Canon Gregory Smith of Christ Church, London
Rev Canon G. Nick Wells of Christ Church, Corunna
Nick Wells was the Diocesan representative charged with oversight of the video Huron Our Story, The Legacy of Benjamin Cronyn produced to commemorate the diocese's sesquicentennial. Rev Canon Wells portrayed Benjamin Cronyn, first Bishop of Huron, in the DVD.
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