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Archive: November 2015

Interfaith understanding rooted in trees

By Julie Ryan Interfaith understanding begins in your community. That’s what more than 160 Londoners came to discover on a sunny Sunday afternoon this fall. Twelve faith groups representing Muslims, Jews, and Christians participated in an interfaith tree planting...

VIPs joins Royal Mohawk Chapel celebration

The 230th year of Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks on Six Nations Territory was celebrated with thanksgiving on Sept. 27. The Hon. Elizabeth Dowds­well, lieutenant-governor of Ontario, signed the Queen Anne Bible as the Queen’s representative (shown below)....

St. John’s contributes to community in St. Thomas

Board member Steve Peters, left, and general manager Karen McDade of the Caring Cupboard Foodbank were given the $502.40 proceeds from the Steel Spirit Concert by Rev. Jim Innes, Susan Welch and Valerie (Meunier) Walker of St. John’s in St. Thomas. Rev. Jim Innes and...

Record-long reign occasion for tea

Sept. 9 marked the auspicious occasion of Queen Elizabeth II passing all rulers in British history to become the longest-reigning British monarch. As such, a group of ladies at St. James’, Cambridge, felt it was only fitting to celebrate with a proper afternoon tea...

New chair appointed for refugee work

As Huron churches are prompted by the crisis in Syria to respond to the needs of refugees, Archdeacon Stephen Haig has been appointed chair of the Diocesan Refugee Committee by Bishop Bob Bennett. In a letter about his appointment, Stephen said, “I have been actively...