The Most Reverend Colin Johnson, retired Metropolitan of Ontario and Archbishop of Toronto and Moosonee has been appointed the Diocesan Administrator from October 1, 2019 until the consecration or installation of the 14th Bishop of Huron. Archbishop Colin will have all the rights and privileges of a Diocesan Bishop during this time period.
Archbishop Linda, will continue as Bishop of Huron until September 30, 2019.
In accordance with the Diocesan Constitution, an Electoral Synod will be held on Saturday, October 26th at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in London.
On behalf of Archbishop Nicholls, the Venerable Kim Van Allen will induct the Reverend Stephen Martin as the rector of St. Stephen’s, Stratford (133 Home St) on the Feast of the Holy Cross, Saturday, September 14th at noon.
The preacher will be the Reverend Canon Judy Herron-Graham. Clergy are invited to vest, the colour being red. All are welcome to stay for a corn roast and BBQ following the service.
A Service of Thanksgiving and Deconsecration of St. Paul’s, Clinton (49 Ontario St. Clinton) will be held at 7pm on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Archbishop Nicholls will preach and preside. Clergy are invited to vest, the colour being green.
Next Grant & Loans Sub-Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5 at 10:30 at Huron Church House. Deadline for applications is Monday, August 26.
THE PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
Until the end of September, the following form may be used for remembering our bishops in the Prayers of the People:
Linda, Archbishop of Huron and Primate, Anne our Metropolitan, Mark, National Indigenous Archbishop and Marinez, Bishop of Amazonia.
On behalf of Archbishop Linda Nicholls, the Very Reverend Paul Millward appoints the Reverend Mary Farmer as the rector of Trinity, Bayfield and the Parish of the Holy Spirit effective October 15, 2019. Mary is currently the rector of the Parish of Long Point Bay (St. John’s Church, Port Rowan; Port Ryerse Memorial Church, Port Ryerse; St. Andrew’s-by-the-Lake, Turkey Point; St. John’s Church, Woodhouse; and Christ Church Chapel of Ease, Vittoria)
On behalf of Archbishop Nicholls, the Venerable Megan Collings-Moore will induct the Reverend Eleanor Caruana as the rector of Trinity, Cambridge on the Eve of the Nativity of Mary, Sunday September 8th at 4pm. The Reverend Sue McCullough will preach. Clergy are invited to vest, the colour being white. A reception will follow the service.
Bishop Nicholls appoints the Very Reverend Paul Millward as Commissary from July 27th – August 16th inclusive.
On behalf of Archbishop Linda Nicholls, the Very Rev’d Paul Millward appoints the Reverend Elise Chambers as the rector of the Parish of Southern Trinity (St. Andrew’s, Harrow and Christ Church, Colchester) effective October 7, 2019. Elise is currently the rector of Christ Church, Petrolia; Christ Church, Forest and St.John’s, Kettle Point.