Thursday, September 8, 2016

Bishops’ Announcements for the week of Monday, September 5th, 2016

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.      Nancy Harvey, co-chair of our diocesan Enviroaction Committee, has been appointed the Chair of Public Witness for Social & Ecological Justice (PWSEJ) for the Anglican Church of Canada by the Primate, the Most Reverend Fred Hiltz.

3.      Bishop Bob Bennett appoints the Reverend Larry Brown as Priest-in-Charge (part-time) of St. John’s, Otterville and St. Alban’s, Delhi, effective October 1, 2016.  Larry is currently the Priest-in-Charge of Holy Trinity, Burford.

4.      Tomorrow! – 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.

5.      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.
6.      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) at 7pm on Thursday, September 22, 2016.  Rev’d Dr. Stephen Hendry will be the preacher.   Refreshments will be served.  Clergy are invited to vest the colour being white.

7.      MARK YOUR CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 26 – The Installation of Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls as 13th Bishop of Huron. St. Paul’s Cathedral, London. More details to follow.

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    As an FYI you can find the diocesan calendar at

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