Our deepest sympathy to Susan Bird and Bishop Michael Bird, and their family, on the death of Susan's sister, Deborah Vlasblom, on June 16, in Florida. A service in celebration of Deborah's life will be held at a later date. Please remember Deborah's husband, Jacobus, and their family, in your thoughts and prayers.
The Reverend Deacon Diane Elliott issued a bishop's permission to perform the office of Deacon at Christ Church, Wainfleet, under the supervision of the rector, from July 1, 2017 to August 30, 2017.
Canon Barry Randle has submitted his resignation and will conclude his ministry as Priest-in-Charge of St. Aidan's, Oakville, effective November 30, 2017.
Mrs. Edith Anthony, O.N., passed away on June 11, 2017. Edith was predeceased by her husband, Canon William Anthony (1987). A Celebration of Life will be held at St.Andrew's Church, Grimsby, on Thursday, July 20, at 11 a.m., with interment at St.Luke's, Palermo. Please remember Edith's family in your thoughts and prayers.
The Reverend Dean Cormack has been appointed Chaplain for the congregation of San Gabriel, Hamilton, part time, beginning July 1, in addition to his present ministry as Rector of St. John's, Winona.
Our deepest sympathy to Bishop Terry Brown and his sister, Judy, on the death of their father, Charles, on June 6, in Michigan. Please remember the family in your thoughts and prayers.
The Reverend Kevin Block has accepted the appointment as Priest-in-Charge at St.Barnabas, St.Catharines, on a 2/3 time basis, beginning July 1.
The Reverend Dan Bennett has accepted the offer to be Rector of St.Paul's, Fort Erie, All Saints, Ridgeway and St.John's, Ridgemount, on a full-time basis, beginning July 1.
The Reverend Dr. Renée Desjardins submitted her resignation as Priest Associate at St.John's, Ancaster, effective August 31. Renée has accepted a position at St.David's Church, in the Diocese of Edmonton, to begin September 1.
The Reverend Canon Ian Chadwick has been appointed Priest-in-Charge at St.Barnabas, St.Catharines, from June 4, 2017 to June 30, 2017.
The Reverend Gordon Walls has accepted the appointment as Priest Assistant, part-time, at St.George's, Guelph, from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
The Reverend Dr. Barbara Sykes has been appointed Interim Pastor at St.John's, Elora, part-time, from July 1, 2017 to September 15, 2017.
The Venerable Dr. John Course, submitted his resignation as Rector of St.David's, Welland, and has accepted the appointment as Rector, on a half time basis, at Holy Trinity, Fonthill, effective August 1, 2017.