Friday, April 29, 2016

Bishops’ Friends dinner at Huron-Perth

Huron and Perth Deanery second Bishops’ Friends dinner held on April 27 at Mitchell Golf & Country Club was a complete success. The exceptional attendance of people willing to support The Empowered Leadership Fund and a relaxed atmosphere turned this event into an enjoyable evening. The gifts from the silent auction exceeded $1,000.00.

Bishops’ Friends in Mitchell were welcomed by Stephanie Donaldson and Lynda McGregor. Gail Trewhitt was the Master of Ceremony and Bishop Bob Bennett was introduced by Ven. Allan Livingstone. The singer/songwriter Ali Matthews, accompanied by the guitarist Andrew Horrocks provided outstanding entertainment. Opening and closing prayers were offered by Rev. Wayne Malott and Rev. Dan Bowyer.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Youth Conference - May 13-15, 2016

Bishop's Announcements

The Bishop's Announcements for Monday, April 24th have been posted.
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Friday, April 22, 2016

Retirement Announcement: The Right Reverend Robert F. Bennett, Bishop of Huron

Bishop Bob Bennett has indicated to Archbishop Colin Johnson his intention to retire as Bishop of Huron, effective November 1, 2016.

Bishop Bob was ordained a deacon on May 1, 1974, priested on May 8, 1975 and consecrated a bishop on September 14, 2002.  On October 25, 2008, he was elected the 12th Bishop of Huron.

Bishop Bob  has served the parishes of Trinity, Simcoe, St. John’s, Woodhouse and Port Ryerse Memorial Church; Holy Trinity, Chesley, Christ Church, Tara and Church of the Ascension, Paisley; St. George’s, Kitchener; St. Mark’s, Brantford and All Saints’, Windsor. 

Bishop Bob has also been regional dean of Brant, a canon of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, archdeacon of Brant-Norfolk and Oxford and archdeacon of Essex.  He been a member of Provincial and General Synod, the Council of General Synod, the Provincial Executive, the Diocesan Council, the Diocesan Sub-Council, the Nominating Committee, the Deacons’ Board, the Postulancy Board, the Safe Church Committee, the Sexual Assault Response Team, the Catechumenate Network, the Sesquicentennial Planning Group, the Implementation Task Force, the Human Resources Committee, the Pension Trustees, the Bishop’s Clergy Conference Planning Committee, the Doctrine and Worship Committee, the Companion Diocese Committee, the Diocesan Executive Staff, the Committee on the Revision of Constitution and Canons, the Strategic Plan Implementation Group, the Bishop Luxton Memorial Scholarship Committee, the McConnell Trust Fund Committee, the Renew Committee, the Council of Advice, the Administration and Finance Committee and the Synod Organizational Committee.  He has been the Bishop to ACPO, a member of the Corporation of Renison University College and the Chair of the Huron University College Corporation.

A retirement celebration for Bishop Bob will be held in the fall.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Elvis is Coming to St. Peter's Tyrconnell!!


“Elvis is Coming”

13 May 2016 @ 7:00 P.M.

St. Peter’s  (Tyrconnell) Anglican Church
29596 Lakeview Line

Tickets - $20.00
Contact: Anna Tokarz (President) @ 519-762-2617

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Bishop's Announcements

The Bishop's Announcements for Monday, April 18th have been posted.
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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Anglican Church Women - Essex Deanery Event

Church of Epiphany - 96 Main St West, Kingsville

Guest speaker – Kristen Nantais
On  May 14, 2016  @ 12:00 noon
Pot Luck lunch –“dish to share”
Please bring own dishes/cutlery
Coffee/tea supplied  
Penny Social

Saturday, April 16, 2016


The Right Rev. Bishop Linda Nicholls was welcomed to the Anglican Diocese of Huron as its coadjutor bishop on Saturday, April 16 with a service at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. 

The service of celebration and welcoming was attended by a large number of faithful. The celebrant was the Right Rev. Bishop Robert Bennett, the diocesan bishop of Huron who officially welcomed Bishop Linda Nicholls to the Huron family. 

Addressing the gathered at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Bishop Linda expressed her thanks for a privilege to be called to serve in the Diocese of Huron. 

The service was followed by a light reception in the Cathedral’s Great Hall. 

Linda Nicholls was elected coadjutor bishop in February as the first woman bishop in Huron and also as the first bishop from outside the diocese since 1931. She will become the diocesan bishop when Bishop Robert Bennett retires. Prior to the election Linda Nicholls served as the area bishop of Trent-Durham and bishop suffragan for the Diocese of Toronto. 

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Huron Welcomes Bishop Linda

A Service of Celebration and Welcoming for The Right Reverend Linda Nicholls, Coadjutor Bishop of Huron.

Saturday, April 16 @ 1:00pm
St. Paul's Cathedral
472 Richmond Street, London

Clergy are invited to vest, the colour being white.

A light reception after the service in the Great Hall.

Bishop's Announcements

The Bishop's Announcements for Monday, April 11th have been posted.
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