NEWS

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Announcements for Wednesday, September 28, 2016

1. Anglican Journal - Interview with Bishop Robert Bennett: http://www.anglicanjournal.com/articles/bishop-of-huron-to-retire-november-1

2. St. George’s Anglican Church Owen Sound is looking for a Pastor of Family Ministry, Part Time. Please check the diocesan website: http://www.diohuron.org/what/HR/employment/2016/Family%20-%20Owen%20Sound.pdf or contact the office atsgac@bmts.com or call 519-376-3287 for a more complete job description.

3. Dealing with our Darknesses: A series of challenging Anglican-Muslim conversations about Transgression, Penitence, and Transformation. FREE! Renison College, University of Waterloo, with the generous support of the Anglican Foundation, tickets required for each event. See uwaterloo.can/renison/dealing with darkness
  • Opening Lecture with Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and Dr. Ingrid Mattson, Chair of Islamic Studies, Huron University College, September 30, 2016, 7 pm, Theatre of the Arts, University of Waterloo. Followed by three guided, interfaith discussions on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5 pm at Renison University College, Waterloo:
  • Patriarchy and Gender Oppression, October 30 
  • Militancy and the Theological Exploitation of Religion for Violence, November 20 
  • Moving from Darkness to Light: Strategies and Stories of Resilience and Transformation, December 11
4. Please join us for our upcoming Anglican Fellowship of Prayer Fall Gathering at St. Jude’s, London on October 1, from 10am to 3pm. Join us as we explore the idea that our different personalities affect our prayer preferences and experiences. Our day will consist of a general discussion on the characteristics of prayer, and a personality assessment, followed by several presentations. These will address how particular personality styles relate to both structured and extemporaneous prayer. As well our day will include the Eucharist, time for fellowship and book browsing.
Snacks provided. Please bring a bag lunch.
Freewill offering taken. To register please contact: Rev’d Kim Metelka: kametelka@gmail.com; 2896 Old Lakeshore Road Bright's Grove, Ontario N0N 1C0; 519-869-2403
or text info to 519-464-8892.
A flyer for this event can also be found at:
http://diohuron.org/what/liturgy_prayer/AFP/2016/Different%20Strokes%20-%20October%201%202016.pdf

5. Cursillo workshops – Cursillo Niagara and Huron Secretariat are hosting following workshops in October:
Saturday, October 1st – St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener http://www.stjohn316.com/. The topic is ‘Study’ – a workshop with practical tips to improve the ways we study, especially the Bible and devotional books.
Saturday, October 29th – St. George’s, Owen Sound http://www.stgeorgesos.ca/. The topic is ‘Prayer’ – a workshop with a practical approach to exploring different methods of communicating with God to improve the quality of regular private prayer for people in different stages of prayer experience.
All are welcome – bring a friend! Registration and coffee begin at 9:30 a.m. Bring a bag lunch. Free will offering. We will be on our way home by 3 p.m. For more information, please contact huroncursillo@gmail.com.

6. Greening Sacred Spaces – an inter-faith workshop. October 1 from 9 am to 12 noon, St. Mark’s Church, Brantford(155 Memorial Drive). This no-cost workshop organized by St. Mark’s in partnership with Faith and the Common Good will introduce you to the Green Audit and will describe how St. Mark's used the results of the Green Audit to improve its building's footprint. We will also have contractors on hand for break-out groups so that you may discuss issues specific to your building (electricity, stained glass, HVAC…). More info – Website: www.stmarks.on.ca; Twitter: @stmarksbford; Facebook:www.facebook.com/stmarksbrantford/. Open to all faith groups.

7. Bishop’s Friends events for 2016
  • Bishops’ Friends North with Bishop Bob Bennett and Bishop Linda Nicholls – October 6th at St. George’s church in Blue Mountains (Clarksburg). Contact Grayhame Bowcott at rector@stgeorgesclarksburg.ca
  • Kitchener Waterloo Bishop’s Friends – October 27th at Galt Country Club, Cambridge. Contact Jeff at jsford@bell.net
  • Bishop’s Friends London Area – November 9th at Sunningdale Golf and Country Club. Contact Bette Fergusonbaferg@sympatico.ca
  • Essex Windsor Bishop’s Friends – December 7th at the Macedonia Centre. Contact Amanda Gellman amanda@manan.ca
8. On October 1st, 2016 St. Paul's, Stratford will again welcome acclaimed musicians Don Besig and Nancy Price(composers of the well-known dismissal anthem "Go Now in Peace") from Rochester for a Music Workshop. Each participant will receive 20 anthems to keep for their music ministry. The workshop is for everyone, singers of all skill levels and from all denominations. The registration fee is $50 per participant, and the day runs from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and includes lunch. Don and Nancy will teach a range of anthems in praise of God. Call 519-271-4527 or email jechidley@rogers.com to register. We look forward to this day in which God will be glorified!

9. Church of The Epiphany Woodstock welcome Rev. Matt "Elvis" Martin in concert on Friday, October 7th at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 each and you may reserve tickets by calling the church office 519-537-3921 or Barbara at 519-539-4439."

10. Friday, October 14, Elvis Concert – “Strathroy All Shook Up” – 7 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 34 Head St. North, Strathroy. Tickets $15. For tickets call 519 245-2131.

11. Go Tell It on the Mountain, 7th Annual Festival of Biblical Storytelling, Friday October 14 and Saturday October 15, Church of St. John the Evangelist, 12 Carleton St. S., Thorold, ON (near Niagara Falls). The Festival is organized by The Network of Biblical Storytellers – Canada.

12. The Common Cup Company in Concert – Songs of life and faith. St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, Seaforth, Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm, corner of Jarvis and John Streets. Tickets $20.00 per person. Contact: St. Thomas’ Church at 519-527-1522. St. Thomas’ worship space is wheelchair accessible.

13. Becoming the Story We Tell with Canon John Hill and Rev. Dr. Jay Koyle Saturday November 12, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, at Renison University College, Waterloo, $25. Prepare for a transformative Lent and Eastertide in your life and congregation with resources and strategies for fostering congregational reflection on story and sacrament. For more information or to register see uwaterloo.ca/renison-ministry-centre/rimregistration or contact Marilyn Malton at mmalton@uwaterloo.ca or 519-884-4404 x 28628

14. The 40th Anniversary of women to the priesthood will be celebrated on November 28th, 29th, and November 30th, for all women priests. The celebration will be held in Stratford. Please mark your calendar for this event. More information will be coming out shortly. Facebook group is up: https://www.facebook.com/ordinationofwomen/

15. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 26 at 1 pm – The Welcome and Seating of a Bishop in the Cathedral: Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls as 13th Bishop of Huron. St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. All are welcome!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Common Cup Company in Concert - Christ Church, Meaford

Tuesday, November 1 @ 7:00pm

Christ Church Anglican
34 Boucher Street East,
Meaford, ON

7:00pm

Tickets: $20/person

Available at the door or by calling 519-538-1330

Songs of Faith and Life

Bishops’ Announcements for the week of Monday, September 26th, 2016

1. Bishop Bob’s retirement dinner! On Friday, October 14th at the London Convention Centre. All are invited to attend. Reception at 6pm, Dinner at 7pm. For dinner reservations, please contact Diane Picard at dpicard@huron.anglican.ca 1-800-919-1115 ext 223. NOTE: Reservations must be confirmed/paid on or before Friday, October 7th – reservations are limited.

2. Induction Service – October 27th @ 7:00 pm: On behalf of Bishop Bennett, the Ven. Janet Griffith Clarke will induct the Rev’d Sharla Malliff as Rector of Holy Trinity Church, St. George (2 Andrew’s Street, St. George). The Rev’d Paul Poolton will preach. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE: Clergy are invited to vest the colour being RED (Eve of St. Simon and St. Jude).

3. As of January 1, 2017 the Director for Mission and Ministry will change from a full-time to half-time position in the diocesan office. In light of fiscal restraints needed, Bishop Nicholls and Archdeacon Bill Harrison have, by mutual agreement, established a new job description for the position focusing on congregational development for the needs of the diocese.

4. The Welcome & Seating in the Cathedral of the Rt. Revd Linda Nicholls as 13th Bishop of Huron will take place on Saturday, November 26h at 1:00 pm at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London. All are welcome!

Please email Cathy Hodgins with the date/time and location of meetings so that they can go on our diocesan calendar. Cathy’s email address is chodgins@huron.anglican.ca As an FYI you can find the diocesan calendar at http://www.diohuron.org/calendars/calendars.php

Friday, September 23, 2016

Announcements for Friday, September 23, 2016

All Saints’ Church, London – “Celebration Weekend” – September 23-25.
Please join us as we celebrate 110 years in our current location with activities leading up to our historic plaque unveiling!

Friday, Sept. 23: Evensong at 7 pm

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 am – 4 pm: All Saints' historic display, book sale, bazaar, art display and sale of artists from London's L'arche community and All Saints' own Marlene Manzie.

Sunday, Sept. 25: BCP Eucharist at 8 am and BAS Eucharist at 10:30 with our plaque unveiling speeches from community leaders and the London Free Press at 12 noon with a light reception after, as well as an historic tour of the parish beginning at 1:30 pm.


What’s new at Renison:

1. Physician Assisted Dying Workshop - September 24, 2016 at Renison University College, Waterloo. FREE! Offered in partnership with the Anglican Deanery of Waterloo. Registration required. A conversation with Rev. Canon Douglas Graydon, Coordinator of Chaplaincy Services, Diocese of Toronto; Member of the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Task Force on Physician Assisted Dying; Associate Priest, St. John's Anglican Church, West Toronto Check-in and refreshments begin at 9:30 am; Workshop runs from 10 am to noon; You are welcome to continue the conversation over lunch. For more information or to register see uwaterloo.ca/renison-ministry-centre/rimregistration or contact Marilyn Malton at mmalton@uwaterloo.ca or 519-884-4404 x 28628

2. Dealing with our Darknesses: A series of challenging Anglican-Muslim conversations about Transgression, Penitence, and Transformation

FREE! Offered with the generous support of the Anglican Foundation, tickets required for each event. See uwaterloo.can/renison/dealing with darkness
  • Opening Lecture with Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and Dr. Ingrid Mattson, Chair of Islamic Studies, Huron University College, September 30, 2016, 7 pm, Theatre of the Arts, University of Waterloo. Followed by three guided, interfaith discussions on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5 pm at Renison University College, Waterloo:
  • Patriarchy and Gender Oppression, October 30 
  • Militancy and the Theological Exploitation of Religion for Violence, November 20 
  • Moving from Darkness to Light: Strategies and Stories of Resilience and Transformation, December 11
3. Becoming the Story We Tell with Canon John Hill and Rev. Dr. Jay Koyle Saturday November 12, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, at Renison University College, Waterloo, $25. Prepare for a transformative Lent and Eastertide in your life and congregation with resources and strategies for fostering congregational reflection on story and sacrament. For more information or to register seeuwaterloo.ca/renison-ministry-centre/rimregistration or contact Marilyn Malton at mmalton@uwaterloo.ca or 519-884-4404 x 28628

4. Courses – Three courses also begin this fall.
  • Introduction to Theology with Rev. Dr. Patrick Patterson. Gain a deeper understanding of what Christians believe. Begins October 1. 
  • Spiritual Practice as Life-giving Pathway, with theologian, historian, and Renison's Principal, Rev. Dr. Wendy Fletcher. Travel through the centuries with spiritual teachers, beginning with St. Paul and the desert traditions, and consider ideas such as the spirituality of resistance. Imagine a rhythm of life-giving spiritual practices your own life. Begins October 15
  • Old Testament with Rev. Victor Krueger-Kischak. Explore the major themes of the Hebrew Scriptures and their value for Christians. Begins October 22.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Announcements for Wednesday, September 21, 2016

1. St. George’s Anglican Church Owen Sound is looking for a Pastor of Family Ministry, Part Time. Please check the diocesan website: http://www.diohuron.org/what/HR/employment/2016/Family%20-%20Owen%20Sound.pdf or contact the office atsgac@bmts.com or call 519-376-3287 for a more complete job description.

2. Erin Dance Benefit Concert - All Saints Waterloo is proud to present Rev Matt "Elvis" Martin for one night only, Friday, September 23 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $20 each, available in advance at All Saints Waterloo or by calling 519-884-6600 and reserving your ticket. All proceeds from the concert will go directly to www.gofundme.com/helpforerindance in support of Erin Dance's medical cost while she undergoes Leukemia treatment in Houston Texas. For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/532610256940328/

3. All Saints' Church, London warmly invites you to attend the festivities of our "Celebration Weekend" September 23-25.Join us for all activities as we celebrate All Saints' being a presence in the Hamilton Rd. community for 110 years. We begin withEvensong on Friday, September 23 and follow with numerous activities on Saturday, September 24: an art display by local London artists and L' Arche London, historical display and walking tour of All Saints Parish as well as silent auction items. Sunday, Sept. 25 (following our 10:30 service): the unveiling of a historic plaque that has been donated by the London Historical Society.

4. St. Paul's Cathedral Electronics Recycling Fundraiser – Friday, September 23, noon – 5:30 pm; Saturday, September 24, 10 am – 5 pm; Sunday September 25, 11:30 am – 1 pm. Drop off your electronics for free environmentally responsible recycling. Recycle free of charge: TVs, VCRs, DVDs, computers, monitors, printers, photocopiers, telephones, MP3 players and more… Enter driveway of Queens Ave, just west of Clarence St. For more info contact David Greenslade atewasteATstpauls@yahoo.com. Every pound of electronics dropped off during the event will help raise money!

5. St. James’ Church, Cambridge – Worship with our St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir – A Service of Evensong on Sunday, September 25th at 5:00 pm at St. James’. Please bring friends and neighbours for a traditionally sung worship service. Free Will Offering. All are welcome.

6. “The Call” concert – St. Michael’s and All Angels Church, London, will be held on Sunday, September 25th at 7:00pm.Come join the St. Michael and All Angels Choir and guests for a wonderful evening of music. Tickets: $10 adult, $5 child, and $25 family. Get your tickets before they are gone!

7. Please join us for our upcoming Anglican Fellowship of Prayer Fall Gathering at St. Jude’s, London on October 1, from 10am to 3pm. Join us as we explore the idea that our different personalities affect our prayer preferences and experiences. Our day will consist of a general discussion on the characteristics of prayer, and a personality assessment, followed by several presentations. These will address how particular personality styles relate to both structured and extemporaneous prayer. As well our day will include the Eucharist, time for fellowship and book browsing.
Snacks provided. Please bring a bag lunch.
Freewill offering taken. To register please contact: Rev’d Kim Metelka: kametelka@gmail.com; 2896 Old Lakeshore Road Bright's Grove, Ontario N0N 1C0; 519-869-2403
or text info to 519-464-8892.
A flyer for this event can also be found at:
http://diohuron.org/what/liturgy_prayer/AFP/2016/Different%20Strokes%20-%20October%201%202016.pdf

8. Cursillo workshops – Cursillo Niagara and Huron Secretariat are hosting following workshops in October:
Saturday, October 1st – St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener http://www.stjohn316.com/. The topic is ‘Study’ – a workshop with practical tips to improve the ways we study, especially the Bible and devotional books.
Saturday, October 29th – St. George’s, Owen Sound http://www.stgeorgesos.ca/. The topic is ‘Prayer’ – a workshop with a practical approach to exploring different methods of communicating with God to improve the quality of regular private prayer for people in different stages of prayer experience.
All are welcome – bring a friend! Registration and coffee begin at 9:30 a.m. Bring a bag lunch. Free will offering. We will be on our way home by 3 p.m. For more information, please contact huroncursillo@gmail.com.

9. Greening Sacred Spaces – an inter-faith workshop. October 1 from 9 am to 12 noon, St. Mark’s Church, Brantford(155 Memorial Drive). This no-cost workshop organized by St. Mark’s in partnership with Faith and the Common Good will introduce you to the Green Audit and will describe how St. Mark's used the results of the Green Audit to improve its building's footprint. We will also have contractors on hand for break-out groups so that you may discuss issues specific to your building (electricity, stained glass, HVAC…). More info – Website: www.stmarks.on.ca; Twitter: @stmarksbford; Facebook:www.facebook.com/stmarksbrantford/. Open to all faith groups.

10. Bishop’s Friends events for 2016
  • Bishops’ Friends North with Bishop Bob Bennett and Bishop Linda Nicholls – October 6th at St. George’s church in Blue Mountains (Clarksburg). Contact Grayhame Bowcott at rector@stgeorgesclarksburg.ca
  • Kitchener Waterloo Bishop’s Friends – October 27th at Galt Country Club, Cambridge. Contact Jeff at jsford@bell.net
  • Bishop’s Friends London Area – November 9th at Sunningdale Golf and Country Club. Contact Bette Fergusonbaferg@sympatico.ca
  • Essex Windsor Bishop’s Friends – December 7th at the Macedonia Centre. Contact Amanda Gellman amanda@manan.ca
11. On October 1st, 2016 St. Paul's, Stratford will again welcome acclaimed musicians Don Besig and Nancy Price(composers of the well-known dismissal anthem "Go Now in Peace") from Rochester for a Music Workshop. Each participant will receive 20 anthems to keep for their music ministry. The workshop is for everyone, singers of all skill levels and from all denominations. The registration fee is $50 per participant, and the day runs from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and includes lunch. Don and Nancy will teach a range of anthems in praise of God. Call 519-271-4527 or email jechidley@rogers.com to register.Registration deadline is September 7th, 2016. We look forward to this day in which God will be glorified!

12. Friday, October 14, Elvis Concert – “Strathroy All Shook Up” – 7 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 34 Head St. North, Strathroy. Tickets $15. For tickets call 519 245-2131.

13. Go Tell It on the Mountain, 7th Annual Festival of Biblical Storytelling, Friday October 14 and Saturday October 15, Church of St. John the Evangelist, 12 Carleton St. S., Thorold, ON (near Niagara Falls). The Festival is organized by The Network of Biblical Storytellers – Canada.

14. The Common Cup Company in Concert – Songs of life and faith. St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, Seaforth, Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm, corner of Jarvis and John Streets. Tickets $20.00 per person. Contact: St. Thomas’ Church at 519-527-1522. St. Thomas’ worship space is wheelchair accessible.

15. The 40th Anniversary of women to the priesthood will be celebrated on November 28th, 29th, and November 30th, for all women priests. The celebration will be held in Stratford. Please mark your calendar for this event. More information will be coming out shortly. Facebook group is up: https://www.facebook.com/ordinationofwomen/

16. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 26 at 1 pm – The Welcome and Seating of a Bishop in the Cathedral: Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls as 13th Bishop of Huron. St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. All are welcome!

Electronics Recycling Fundraiser - St. Paul's Cathedral - September 23-25



https://www.facebook.com/events/1163272450386254/

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Bishops’ Announcements for the week of Monday, September 19th, 2016

1. Bishop Bob’s retirement dinner! On Friday, October 14th at the London Convention Centre. All are invited to attend. Reception at 6pm, Dinner at 7pm. For dinner reservations, please contact Diane Picard at dpicard@huron.anglican.ca 1-800-919-1115 ext 223.

2. Induction Service – September 22nd @ 7:00 pm: On behalf of Bishop Bennett, the Ven. Janet Griffith Clarke will induct the Rev’d Osita Oluigbo as Rector of St. John’s, Tillsonburg (46 Ridout Street West, Tillsonburg). Rev’d Dr. Stephen Hendry will be the preacher. Refreshments will be served. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE: Clergy are invited to vest the colour being RED (St. Matthew transferred).

3. Induction Service – October 27th @ 7:00 pm: On behalf of Bishop Bennett, the Ven. Janet Griffith Clarke will induct the Rev’d Sharla Malliff as Rector of Holy Trinity Church, St. George (2 Andrew’s Street, St. George). Clergy are invited to vest the colour being white.

4. As of January 1, 2017 the Director for Mission and Ministry will change from a full-time to half-time position in the diocesan office. In light of fiscal restraints needed, Bishop Nicholls and Archdeacon Bill Harrison have, by mutual agreement, established a new job description for the position focusing on congregational development for the needs of the diocese.

5. The Welcome and Seating in the Cathedral of the Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls as the 13th Bishop of Huron on Saturday, November 26th at 1pm at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London. All are welcome!

Please email Cathy Hodgins with the date/time and location of meetings so that they can go on our diocesan calendar. Cathy’s email address is chodgins@huron.anglican.ca As an FYI you can find the diocesan calendar at http://www.diohuron.org/calendars/calendars.php

Friday, September 16, 2016

Announcements for Friday, September 16, 2016

Erin Dance Benefit Concert
All Saints Waterloo is proud to present Rev. Matt "Elvis" Martin for one night only, Friday, September 23 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $20 each, available in advance at All Saints Waterloo or by calling 519-884-6600 and reserving your ticket. All proceeds from the concert will go directly to www.gofundme.com/helpforerindance in support of Erin Dance's medical cost while she undergoes Leukemia treatment in Houston Texas. For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/532610256940328/

What’s new at Renison:
  1. Physician Assisted Dying Workshop - September 24, 2016 at Renison University College, Waterloo. FREE! Offered in partnership with the Anglican Deanery of Waterloo. Registration required. A conversation with Rev. Canon Douglas Graydon, Coordinator of Chaplaincy Services, Diocese of Toronto; Member of the Faith, Worship, and Ministry Task Force on Physician Assisted Dying; Associate Priest, St. John's Anglican Church, West Toronto Check-in and refreshments begin at 9:30 am; Workshop runs from 10 am to noon; You are welcome to continue the conversation over lunch. For more information or to register see uwaterloo.ca/renison-ministry-centre/rimregistration or contact Marilyn Malton at mmalton@uwaterloo.ca or 519-884-4404 x 28628
  2. Dealing with our Darknesses: A series of challenging Anglican-Muslim conversations about Transgression, Penitence, and Transformation

    FREE! Offered with the generous support of the Anglican Foundation, tickets required for each event. Seeuwaterloo.can/renison/dealing with darkness

    Opening Lecture with Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and Dr. Ingrid Mattson, Chair of Islamic Studies, Huron University College, September 30, 2016, 7 pm, Theatre of the Arts, University of Waterloo. Followed by three guided, interfaith discussions on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5 pm at Renison University College, Waterloo:

    - Patriarchy and Gender Oppression, October 30
    - Militancy and the Theological Exploitation of Religion for Violence, November 20
    - Moving from Darkness to Light: Strategies and Stories of Resilience and Transformation, December 11
  3. Becoming the Story We Tell with Canon John Hill and Rev. Dr. Jay Koyle, Saturday November 12, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, at Renison University College, Waterloo, $25. Prepare for a transformative Lent and Eastertide in your life and congregation with resources and strategies for fostering congregational reflection on story and sacrament. For more information or to register seeuwaterloo.ca/renison-ministry-centre/rimregistration or contact Marilyn Malton at mmalton@uwaterloo.ca or 519-884-4404 x 28628
  4. Courses – Three courses also begin this fall:

    - Introduction to Theology with Rev. Dr. Patrick Patterson. Gain a deeper understanding of what Christians believe. Begins October 1.
    - Spiritual Practice as Life-giving Pathway, with theologian, historian, and Renison's Principal, Rev. Dr. Wendy Fletcher. Travel through the centuries with spiritual teachers, beginning with St. Paul and the desert traditions, and consider ideas such as the spirituality of resistance. Imagine a rhythm of life-giving spiritual practices your own life. Begins October 15
    - Old Testament with Rev. Victor Krueger-Kischak. Explore the major themes of the Hebrew Scriptures and their value for Christians. Begins October 22.
See https://uwaterloo.ca/renison-ministry-centre/institute-ministry/certificate-courses for details or contact Marilyn Malton(mmalton@uwaterloo.ca or 519-884-4404 x 28628)

Choral Evensong - St. James Hespeler

Worship with our St. Paul's CATHEDRAL CHOIR

A Service of EVENSONG

Sunday September 25, 2016@ 5:00 pm

at St. James’ Anglican Church
520 Ellis Road, Cambridge, ON

Phone: 519-658-4547 email: office@stjamesang.ca
All are Welcome!
Free Will Offering

Announcements for Wednesday, September 14, 2016

1. The Diocese of Huron 2016 Golf Tournament – Saturday, September 17, Pine Knot Golf and Country Club, Dorchester. All proceeds raised go to the Faith-In-Action Trust Fund for Outreach Ministry in Huron. Registration fee of $145 includes: 18 holes of golf with cart; lunch, dinner, photos, prizes & silent auction gifts and $25 tax receipt. This May we helped 17 charities with $11,000 from our event. For info on Sponsorship Opportunities contact: Paul Rathbone, 519.434.6893 ext. 240. To register contact: Rev. Daniel Bowyer, 519.301.9873 or hurongolf@gmail.com

2. St. George’s Anglican Church Owen Sound is looking for a Pastor of Family Ministry, Part Time. Please check the diocesan website: http://www.diohuron.org/what/HR/employment/2016/Family%20-%20Owen%20Sound.pdf or contact the office at sgac@bmts.com or call 519-376-3287 for a more complete job description.

3. St. John’s Church, Otterville, 100th Anniversary Service – September 18 at 2:00pm. We invite all clergy in Oxford and Norfolk to dress and join us in our celebratory service at St. John’s, 23 Dover Street, Otterville.

4. All Saints' Church, London warmly invites you to attend the festivities of our "Celebration Weekend" September 23-25.Join us for all activities as we celebrate All Saints' being a presence in the Hamilton Rd. community for 110 years. We begin withEvensong on Friday, September 23 and follow with numerous activities on Saturday, September 24: an art display by local London artists and L' Arche London, historical display and walking tour of All Saints Parish as well as silent auction items. Sunday, Sept. 25 (following our 10:30 service): the unveiling of a historic plaque that has been donated by the London Historical Society.

5. “The Call” concert – St. Michael’s and All Angels Church, London, will be held on Sunday, September 25th at 7:00pm.Come join the St. Michael and All Angels Choir and guests for a wonderful evening of music. Tickets: $10 adult, $5 child, and $25 family. Get your tickets before they are gone!

6. Please join us for our upcoming Anglican Fellowship of Prayer Fall Gathering at St Judes, London on October 1, from 10am to 3pm. Join us as we explore the idea that our different personalities affect our prayer preferences and experiences. Our day will consist of a general discussion on the characteristics of prayer, and a personality assessment, followed by several presentations. These will address how particular personality styles relate to both structured and extemporaneous prayer. As well our day will include the Eucharist, time for fellowship and book browsing.
Snacks provided. Please bring a bag lunch.
Freewill offering taken. To register please contact: Rev’d Kim Metelka: kametelka@gmail.com; 2896 Old Lakeshore Road Bright's Grove, Ontario N0N 1C0; 519-869-2403
or text info to 519-464-8892.
A flyer for this event can also be found at:
http://diohuron.org/what/liturgy_prayer/AFP/2016/Different%20Strokes%20-%20October%201%202016.pdf

7. Cursillo workshops – Cursillo Niagara and Huron Secretariat are hosting following workshops in October:
Saturday, October 1st – St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener http://www.stjohn316.com/. The topic is ‘Study’ – a workshop with practical tips to improve the ways we study, especially the Bible and devotional books.
Saturday, October 29th – St. George’s, Owen Sound http://www.stgeorgesos.ca/. The topic is ‘Prayer’ – a workshop with a practical approach to exploring different methods of communicating with God to improve the quality of regular private prayer for people in different stages of prayer experience.
All are welcome – bring a friend! Registration and coffee begin at 9:30 a.m. Bring a bag lunch. Free will offering. We will be on our way home by 3 p.m. For more information, please contact huroncursillo@gmail.com.

8. Greening Sacred Spaces – an inter-faith workshop. October 1 from 9 am to 12 noon, St. Mark’s Church, Brantford(155 Memorial Drive). This no-cost workshop organized by St. Mark’s in partnership with Faith and the Common Good will introduce you to the Green Audit and will describe how St. Mark's used the results of the Green Audit to improve its building's footprint. We will also have contractors on hand for break-out groups so that you may discuss issues specific to your building (electricity, stained glass, HVAC…). More info – Website: www.stmarks.on.ca; Twitter: @stmarksbford; Facebook:www.facebook.com/stmarksbrantford/. Open to all faith groups.

9. Bishop’s Friends events for 2016
  • Bishops’ Friends North with Bishop Bob Bennett and Bishop Linda Nicholls – October 6th at St. George’s church in Blue Mountains (Clarksburg). Contact Grayhame Bowcott at rector@stgeorgesclarksburg.ca

  • Kitchener Waterloo Bishop’s Friends – October 27th at Galt Country Club, Cambridge. Contact Jeff at jsford@bell.net

  • Bishop’s Friends London Area – November 9th at Sunningdale Golf and Country Club. Contact Bette Fergusonbaferg@sympatico.ca

  • Essex Windsor Bishop’s Friends – December 7th at the Macedonia Centre. Contact Amanda Gellman amanda@manan.ca
10. On October 1st, 2016 St. Paul's, Stratford will again welcome acclaimed musicians Don Besig and Nancy Price(composers of the well-known dismissal anthem "Go Now in Peace") from Rochester for a Music Workshop. Each participant will receive 20 anthems to keep for their music ministry. The workshop is for everyone, singers of all skill levels and from all denominations. The registration fee is $50 per participant, and the day runs from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and includes lunch. Don and Nancy will teach a range of anthems in praise of God. Call 519-271-4527 or email jechidley@rogers.com to register.Registration deadline is September 7th, 2016. We look forward to this day in which God will be glorified!

11. Go Tell It on the Mountain, 7th Annual Festival of Biblical Storytelling, Friday October 14 and Saturday October 15, Church of St. John the Evangelist, 12 Carleton St. S., Thorold, ON (near Niagara Falls). The Festival is organized by The Network of Biblical Storytellers – Canada.

12. The Common Cup Company in Concert – Songs of life and faith. St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, Seaforth, Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm, corner of Jarvis and John Streets. Tickets $20.00 per person. Contact: St. Thomas’ Church at 519-527-1522. St. Thomas’ worship space is wheelchair accessible.
13. The 40th Anniversary of women to the priesthood will be celebrated on November 28th, 29th, and November 30th, for all women priests. The celebration will be held in Stratford. Please mark your calendar for this event. More information will be coming out shortly. Facebook group is up: https://www.facebook.com/ordinationofwomen/

14. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 26 at 1 pm – The Welcome and Seating of a Bishop in the Cathedral: Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls as 13th Bishop of Huron. St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. All are welcome!
 

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