Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Bishops' Announcements

The Bishops' Announcements for Sunday, September 21st have been posted.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Volunteer Job Description for the Diocese of Huron Archives

The Diocese of Huron Archives wishes to fill a new volunteer position (described below). The Archives is located beneath the Chapel of St. John Evangelist at Huron University College. The hours total from 6 to 10 per week and are flexible in their application. All applicants meeting the requirements are invited to apply, including retired priests and church wardens. The job description follows below:

  • Data entry experience 
  • Can work in a busy office environment 
  • Good interpersonal relations 
  • Ability to lift boxes and other relatively heavy materials 
  • Some knowledge of the administrative operations of the church 
  • Librarian and archival experience preferred, but not a necessity 

Applicants are invited to apply by contacting:
Archivist, John Lutman:
phone: 519 474-7544

Our Church Can Thrive: Making the Connections That Build Healthy Congregations

Saturday, October 25th, 2014 9:00am – 4:00pm

St. George’s Church, Owen Sound
1049 4th Ave East
PO Box 452 Owen Sound, ON N4K 5P7
See web-site for map:

Keynote Speaker: The Rev. Harold Percy Formerly Rector of Trinity Church, Streetsville and Director, Wycliffe Institute of Evangelism

Hosted by the Anglican Deanery of the Saugeens

Contact for more information Elaine Paton – 519-­‐ 372-­‐9722
Graham Bland – 519-­‐376-­‐3287
St. George’s church office @ 519-­‐376-­‐3287
Cost: $25 (includes light lunch)

To register:
1. Call St. George's 519-­‐376-­‐3287 (Wednesdays and Thursdays),
2. Send cheque to above address
3. e-­‐mail

Please make cheques payable to: St. George’s Anglican Church, Owen Sound

Click here to download the brochure with complete information.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Bishops' Announcements

The Bishops' Announcements for Sunday, September 14th have been posted.
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Monday, September 15, 2014

ACW - Waterloo Deanery Quiet Day

On Saturday, October 25, 2014

At St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water Street North, Kitchener

9:30 Meet & Greet - Coffee & Registration

10:00 Guest Speaker - The Rev’d Patsy Allison, "Life & Works of author Dorothy L. Sayers”

 Brown Bag Lunch

12:30 Holy Eucharist  -  The Rev’d Canon Christopher Pratt, Celebrant

We look forward to welcoming you!

Friday, September 12, 2014

PREPARE ENRICH SEMINAR: Building Stronger Marriages

September 23rd, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
St. Anne's Church Byron, London, Ontario.

Enrich Canada certification training provides the skills needed to use Prepare Enrich materials most effectively.

This one-day seminar conducted by Dr. Peter C. Baldwin is available for clergy, social workers, therapists, counsellors, lay-marriage co-ordinators, and includes instruction in the following:

-       the Prepare Enrich online assessment
-       interpretation of couples' reports
-       giving feedback to couples
-       couples exercises
-       teaching relationship skills

Learning how to help couples thrive includes exploration of strength and growth areas, improving communication skills, identification and management of stressors, conflict resolution, balanced relationship development and understanding personality differences.

Prepare Enrich seminars offer an opportunity for professionals to further develop and expand counselling options,  better prepare couples for marriage, utilize a world renowned couple assessment and improve diagnosis and treatment planning for couples.

Three modules-in-one Prepare Enrich provides for couples preparing for marriage, couples seeking marriage enrichment and couples requiring marriage counselling.

To build better relationships, it takes the right tool and Enrich Canada has developed it.

To Register call 1-888-973-3650 or
Information: Dr. Peter C. Baldwin 1-519-524-8168 or

Bishops' Friends - London Area Dinner

November 12, 2014 - Sunningdale Golf & Country Club

Reception 5:30/dinner 6:00

Entertainment provided by Jennifer White, an accomplished Celtic harpist, composer and vocalist.

Everyone Welcome!

Enjoy meeting with the Bishops and other ‘friends’. For over thirty years this group has provided funds that have offered urgent relief and support to clergy and their families through difficulties. It is the hope that in the future funds will be available to nourish church leaders and to develop and resource lifelong learning.

Ticket prices are a suggested minimum of $200.00. Cheques are made payable to The Diocese of Huron. For more information contact Bette Ferguson or John Thorpe or call Cathy at 519-434-6893 x 221

Click here to download the PDF poster.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Bishops' Friends - Saugeens Dinner

Calling All Anglicans of the Saugeens
Please plan to join us for Bishops’ Friends North
Bountiful Harvest Dinner 2014

Thursday, September 18th

It will be a wonderful opportunity to visit with Bishop Bob, in an informal setting while at the same time supporting the Bishop’s Discretionary Fund.

A full harvest dinner will be served at St. Paul’s Anglican Church Community Hall, 248 High St, Southampton

A silent Auction will have many interesting items suitable for Christmas Gifts, so please come along and be prepared to make your bid.
Our Bishops are responsible for the full pastoral care of our clergy families and there is no Diocesan budget item for this important ministry. The “Bishops’ Friends” offers us an opportunity to support this ministry by holding events like this throughout the Diocese. Although there is no charge, there will be opportunity throughout the evening to contribute to the Bishops’ fund. All cheques are to be made payable to “The Diocese of Huron”.

For more information contact Scott Saunders at or 519-797-1755 or
Robin Gingerich at or 519-901-0956

Click here to download the PDF poster.

Friday Evening Coffee House - St. Anne's, Byron

“A Family’s Journey Through Cancer” Dr. Pat Sealy & Kevin Webb

September 26, 2014 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Guest Speakers Dr. Pat Sealy, PhD., RN, Nursing Professor and Sociology Researcher. Author of “A Family’s Resurrection from Breast Cancer” and Kevin Webb giving a father’s and spouse’s perspective.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 9 women over the course of a lifetime. In August 2008 Dr. Sealy was diagnosed with locally advanced breast cancer. Dr. Sealy (a 5 year cancer survivor) and her husband, will speak of their family crisis, survival and healing, individually and collectively. Their story is one of hope and discovery of a deeper appreciation and understanding of life. Pat’s book will be available for purchase.

Free Admission
Free will donations go to Wellspring Cancer Support Network, London ON

St. Anne’s Byron Church
1344 Commissioners Rd. W.
519 471-0800/

Join us for free trade coffee, tea, lemonade, light refreshments and live music Jeff Williams, guitarist & friends

Bishops' Announcements

The Bishops' Announcements for Sunday, September 7th have been posted.
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