1. MARK YOUR CALENDARS for Bishop Bob’s retirement dinner: Save the date!! On Friday, October 14th in the evening we will be having a retirement celebration for Bishop Bob Bennett at the London Convention Centre. All are invited to attend. Further details will be forthcoming shortly.
2. Please Mark the Date (Induction Service) – September 8th, 2016 @ 7:00 pm: On behalf of Bishop Bennett, the Ven. Janet Griffith Clarke will induct the Rev’d Mary Farmer as Rector of the Parish of Long Point Bay at St. John’s, Port Rowan (44 Front Road, Port Rowan). Rev’d Rosalyn Elm will be the preacher. There will be a reception following the service in the Parish Hall – please RSVP to Rev’d Mary Farmer @ 519-586-3401. Clergy are invited to vest the colour being white.
3. Please Mark the Date (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. Further details will follow in upcoming announcements. Clergy are invited to vest the colour being white.
4. Bishop Bob Bennett will collate the Venerable Greg Jenkins as Archdeacon of Waterloo on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, The Feast of the Holy Cross, at 7pm at Trinity Church, 12 Blair Rd, Cambridge. The preacher will be the Reverend Ray Jenkins. A reception will follow the service. Clergy are invited to vest, the colour being red.
5. Bishop Bob Bennett appoints the Reverend Jim Innes as Rector of the Regional Ministry of South Huron (St. Anne’s, Port Franks; St. John’s-by-the-Lake, Grand Bend; and Trivitt Memorial, Exeter) effective November 1, 2016. Jim is currently the rector of St. John’s, St. Thomas.