Congratulations to Canon Bill Thomas and Mrs. Jette Thomas on the birth of their first grandchild, Eric William, born on Friday, July 14th to proud parents Ian and Jen.
Congratulations to Archdeacon Jim Sandilands and Ms. Susan Hancock on the birth of their third grandchild, Jeremy Arthur Kline, on Saturday, July 15, to proud first time parents Anna and Jonathan Kline.
Our deepest sympathy to the Venerable Val Kerr, Archdeacon for Truth, Reconciliation and Indigenous Ministry, and Rector of St.John the Evangelist, Niagara Falls, on the death of her mother, Jennie Ellen Gregg, on July 9th, in Fort Erie. Mrs. Gregg is resting at the Belleville Funeral Home, 68 North Front Street, for visitation on Wednesday, July 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be celebrated at St.Thomas' Church, 201 Church Street, Belleville, on Thursday, July 13 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at All Saints Anglican Church Cemetery, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. A Celebration of Life is scheduled to be held at St.John the Evangelist, 3428 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, on Saturday, July 15, at 3 p.m., with reception to follow. Please remember to keep Archdeacon Val Kerr and 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.
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 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.