Tuesday, November 04, 2008


St John the Evangelist, Leamington

St John the Evangelist, Leamington, Ontario62 Erie Street North, Leamington, Ontario

Sunday Services: 8:30 a.m. (Book of Common Prayer) and 10:30 a.m. (Book of Alternative Services, Nursery and Sunday School available)

The Rev'd Robert Lemon, previously the rector of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, Brights Grove and Christ Church, Camlachie was appointed rector Sept. 1, 2008. Honorary assistant is Rev'd Deacon Elizabeth Chaplin.

Leamington, Ontario (2006 pop. 28,833) is on the north shore of Lake Erie, 54 km southeast of Windsor. It has a large H.J. Heinz food-processing plant and is known as the "Tomato Capital of Canada". It is also the gateway to Point Pelee National Park which occupies a 17 km peninsula jutting into Lake Erie. The park is the southernmost tip of Canada's mainland and is known as Canada's finest bird-watching site with over 300 species recorded.