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Archive: September 2015

Accessibility key to reaching out

What does the word renew mean? One dictionary says: “to make or be made new again; to give new life to; to make as good as new; to begin again; to give over again.” The parishioners at Canon Davis Memorial Church, Sarnia, have done all of this and much more. This...

Friends fight cancer, and help church camp

By Rev. Canon Sue Paulton On her wedding day in May 2014, Valerie Horner received a call from her doctor to tell her she had cancer. She was told she should get her life in order as she would not likely survive a year. She got married and a few weeks later started...

Oh, for goodness snake

By Lawrene Denkers It was supposed to be a routine maintenance visit to the church for Bill, a parishioner at St. Matthew’s, Florence. Instead, he saw something both startling and wondrous. An eastern fox snake, about a metre long, was stretched out in the church and...

Parishioners in their 90s given special celebration

By Rev. Rob Henderson “Nonagenarian” — I didn’t have a clue what it meant, but I’ll save you opening your Webster’s app and tell you that a nonagenarian refers to someone who is between 90 and 99 years of age. Nonagenarians are prevalent in the parishes of Huron....