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Pastoral Letter to all Members – from the Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls

As we journey forward toward General Synod 2019, the Anglican Church and Diocese of Huron continues to discern the direction forward for the church surrounding the marriage canon. Please see the attached letter from Bishop Linda and hold in prayer your Synod delegates. Please click on Pastoral Letter to Diocese May 2017 to read the letter.

Synod

The annual Synod meeting of the Diocese of Huron takes place in London from Sunday May 28, 2017 through Tuesday May 30.

Cursillo Weekends

May 25-28 at Crieff Hills Retreat Centre, R # 2 Puslinch, Ontario; October 19-22 at St. Ignatius Deemerton Retreat Centre T RR5 Mildmay, For more information email huroncursillo@gmail.com.

Diocesan Lay Reader’s Workshop

Diocesan Lay Reader’s Workshop – May 12-13 at St. Paul’s in Southampton, ON. $35 per person. Registration is open until April 30. To register, please contact The Rev’d Jason Postma, assistantcurate@bmts.com. For information about workshops and schedule, please contact The Rev’d Robert Clifford at rlclifford@sympatico.ca.

Huron Church Camp registrations now open

We are gearing up for another exciting summer at Huron Church Camp. Come and journey with us into the wonder and mystery of God’s creation as we explore our theme, Make Your Mark@ HCC! Register online: www.huronchurchcamp.ca

9th Annual Diocesan Golf Tournament:

SATURDAY, JUNE 17, Pine Knot G.C, Dorchester, ON. All proceeds raised go to the Faith-In-Action Trust Fund for Outreach Ministry in Huron. To register and for further information, or if you would like to help volunteer, contact: Rev. Daniel Bowyer at 519-301-9873 or hurongolf@gmail.com

Commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

Ascension Day – Thursday, May 25th, 2017. The Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, 28 Norfolk Street, GUELPH, ON. 9:30am-4:00pm Clergy Day Conference. Speaker: Dr. Catherine Clifford, ecumenist and theologian from St. Paul’s University, Ottawa. 7:00pm Evening Public Ecumenical Service: Church of Our Lady, Guelph

Our cathedral needs help

A video message from Bishop Linda Nicholls can be viewed here, or by going to the diocesan site at http://diohuron.org/bishop-lindas-cathedral-appeal/

What’s New at Renison University College?

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 **** DEALING WITH OUR DARKNESSES FREE! A series of challenging Anglican-Muslim conversations about Transgression, Penitence, and Transformation offered through the generous support of: Friday, September 30, 2016 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT at Renison University College, Dunker Family Lounge, 240 Westmount Road North, Waterloo. Tickets required for each event. See…Keep Reading

Celebrating The Ordination Of Women To The Priesthood

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/

Retirement Celebration For The Rt. Rev. Bon Bennett

A retirement celebration will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the London Convention Centre to which all are welcome. Reception 6 p.m. Dinner 7 p.m. $60/person NOTE:Reservations must be confirmed/paid on or before Friday, October 7th – reservations are limited. For reservations, please contact Diane Picard in the Bishops’ Office dpicard@huron.anglican.ca or 1-800-919-1115 ext 223. A gift fund has been established for those who wish to contribute as…Keep Reading

Cursillo Workshop

Cursillo Niagara and Huron Secretariat are hosting a workshop on Saturday, October 1st at St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener . The topic is ‘Study’ – a workshop with practical tips to improve the ways we study, especially the Bible and devotional books. Contact St. John’s for further information. http://www.stjohn316.com/.