NEWS

Pastoral Progressions

Election of Coadjutor Bishop of Huron

Bishop Linda Nicholls elected as Coadjutor Bishop of Huron on Saturday, February 13th after three ballots.

Bishop Nicholls was ordained a deacon on Nov. 3, 1985. A year later she was ordained a priest and on Feb. 2, 2008, she was consecrated bishop suffragan for the Diocese of Toronto.

She is co-chair of Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue in Canada, a member of Faith Worship and Ministry Committee of the Anglican Church of Canada, chair of Standing Committee on Religious Orders, Anglican Church of Canada House of Bishops, and episcopal member of Doctrine and Worship Committee, Diocese of Toronto.

A Service of Celebration and Welcoming for the Right Rev’d Linda Nicholls, Coadjutor Bishop of Huron will take place on Saturday, April 16th at the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, London @ 1:00 pm.  A light reception will follow in the Great Hall.   Bishop Linda will officially join the Diocesan Office on May 1st, 2016.

Appointments

Bishop Bob Bennett appoints the Rev’d Marty Levesque as the rector of All Saints’, Waterloo effective May 1, 2016. Marty is currently the rector of St. Andrew’s Memorial Church, London.

He will continue as the Diocesan Social Media Officer.

Congatulations – Baby News!

Congratulations to the Rev’d Quenton Little and Martha Cowie on the birth of their first child on March 2nd, 2016 – a baby boy!

Rest in Peace

Mrs. Muriel Luxton (mother of the Rev’d Rob Luxton and mother-in-law of the Rev’d Patty Dobbs Luxton) died peacefully on February 21st.  She is now at peace and the in loving hands of God. A Celebration of Life was held on Friday, February 26 at the Church of the Resurrection in Toronto.

175th Synod – May 2016

Synod 2016, the 175th Synod of the Diocese of Huron, will be held May 15-17 at the London Convention Centre. Please save the date.