Tuesday, February 24, 2009


St Thomas and St Paul's, Chatham-Kent

St Thomas and St Paul's, Chatham-KentSt Paul's, 18 Dolsen Road, Chatham
St Thomas, 7707 Grand River Line, Paincourt

This 2-point parish is in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.   Paincourt is about 4km west of Chatham in the former Township of Dover.

Rev. Kristen Oliver was appointed Deacon in Charge January 15th, 2009.   She will become rector when she is ordained to the priesthood at St. George's, Sarnia on Thursday the 19th of March at 7 p.m.(St. Joseph of Nazareth).

Tuesday, February 17, 2009


St Paul's, Princeton, Ontario

St Paul's Anglican, Princeton, Ontario4 Elgin Street East, Princeton, Ontario

Princton, Ontario is just east of Woodstock.   St Paul's is in a 3 point parish with Christ Church, Oxford Centre and St. John's, Eastwood.

Rev Bill WhiteThe Rev'd Bill White became deacon in charge of the parish in June 2008 and rector on his ordination November 27, 2008.   On Sunday March 1st (St. David of Wales), Rev'd White will be inducted as rector by The Ven. Dr. Jim Sutton on behalf of the bishop.   The service will take place at 3 p.m. at St. Paul's, Princeton.   The Rev'd Canon Don Ford of the Church of St John the Evangelist, London will be the preacher.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009


St John's Anglican Church, Woodhouse

St John's Anglican Church, Woodhouse, Ontario883 Haldimand-Norfolk Hwy #24, Simcoe, Ontario

The first log church in Woodhouse was built in 1821.   The church was shortly destroyed by fire and a new church, with steeple and belfry, was built in 1824.   It was destroyed by fire in 1874 and the new St John's was completed in 1875.   This church burned in 1912 and the present church was constructed and consecrated in 1914.

Bishop Bob Bennett's first parish assignment was in 1974 as Deacon in Charge of St John's, Woodhouse, St John's, Simcoe and Memorial Church, Port Ryerse.

Today, St John's is part of the Parish of Long Point Bay with St John's, Port Rowan, Memorial Church, Port Ryerse and St Andrews-By-the Lake, Turkey Point.   Rector is Rev. Tony Bouwmeester.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009


Diocese of Huron Deans 2009

Brant/Norfolk: The Rev'd Heather Robinson
    of St James' on-the-Hill, Brantford
Brough: The Rev'd Rob Luxton
    of St John the Evangelist, London
Delaware: The Rev'd Adele Miles
    of Trinity Church, Aylmer, Trinity Church, Port Burwell and St Luke's Church, Vienna
Essex: The Rev'd Sue Paulton
    of St Davids Church and St Mark's Church, Windsor
Huron: The Rev'd Allan Livingstone
    of St George's Church, Goderich and Christ Church, Port Albert
St Andrew's Memorial, Kitchener, OntarioKent: The Rev'd David Fuller
    of the Parish of Rondeau Bay
    (Trinity, Blenheim, St Paul's, Erieau and Grace, Rondeau Park)
Lambton: The Rev'd Grace Coleman Anthony
    of St. Paul's, Point Edward
Medway: The Rev'd Greg Little
    of St James Church, Parkhill and St Mary's Church, Brinsley
Oxford: The Rev'd Bruce Genge
    of Old St Paul's, Woodstock
Perth: The Rev'd Tanya Phibbs
    of St Paul's Church, Stratford
Saugeens: The Rev'd Gary Parker
    of Christ Church, Meaford and St James Church, Fairmount
Waterloo: The Rev'd Rob Towler
    of St Andrew's Memorial, Kitchener (shown right)
Wellington: The Rev'd Marian Haggerty
    of Holy Trinity Church, London