Tuesday, April 08, 2008


Phyllis Lucas Retirement

Christ Church, Markdale, OntarioThe Rev'd Deacon Phyllis Lucas has retired from outreach ministry with Christ Church, Markdale, Ontario (right). The church is having a come and go tea on Sunday April 13 from 2-4 on the occasion of her 80th birthday and retirement from active ministry. All are welcome.

St. Mary's Anglican, Maxwell, OntarioChrist Church, Markdale is in a 2-point parish with the smaller congregation of St. Mary's Anglican, Maxwell (left). The rector is the Rev'd Yvonne Summerfield.

The village of Markdale has a population of about 1400. In 2001 it amalgamated with Artemesia, Euphrasia and Osprey to form the Municipality of Grey Highlands. It is home to several industries including Chapman's Ice Cream and has an annual Ice Cream Festival in August.