Tuesday, November 25, 2008


St George's Anglican, New Hamburg

St George's Church, New Hamburg, Ontario11 Byron (at Waterloo), New Hamburg, Ontario

New Hamburg is a community of about 7,000 midway between Stratford and Waterloo.   St George's Anglican Church is in a 2 point parish with the slighly smaller congregation of
Christ Anglican Church, Ayr, Ontario

Rev. Jesse Dymond, currently Deacon in Charge of the parish, will be named Rector when he is ordained to the priesthood on the 27th of November at 7 pm (St. Andrew's Day transferred) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, London, Ontario.

Ordination to the Priesthood at the same ceremony will be Rev. David Tiessen, Assistant Curate, St. George's, London;   Rev. Bill White, currently Deacon in Charge of Christ Church, Oxford Centre, St. John's, Eastwood and St. Paul's, Princeton, will become Rector;   Rev. Rob Henderson, currently Deacon in Charge of St. Paul's, Essex and Trinity, Cottam, will become Rector.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008


Christ Church, Amherstburg

Inside Christ Church, Amherstburg, Ontario317 Ramsey Street, Amherstburg, Ontario

Sunday Morning Worship times from September through June are at 8:30 a.m. (B.C.P.) and at 10:30 a.m. (B.A.S.).   In July and August, the service is at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Bill Strang has been rector since July 2001.

Christ Church, Amherstburg was built by British Army Engineers and for many years served the garrison of Fort Malden.   It is one of the oldest churches in Ontario with its first service held Dec. 12, 1819.

The Church's Olde Towne Christmas House Tour has been an annual tradition since 2003.   The tour of 6 local homes and a light meal at Christ Church will take place this year on Saturday Nov. 22, 4-8 p.m. and Sunday Nov. 23, 1-5 p.m.   Meals will be served at 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, and at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.   All-inclusive tickets are $15 or $10 for just the house tour.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008


St. James the Apostle, Sarnia

St. James the Apostle, Sarnia, Ontario140 North Lansdowne Avenue, Sarnia, Ontario

The Parish of St. James the Apostle is active in many forms of outreach including:  providing hot meals at the Inn of the Good Shepherd on the fourth Thursday each month;   Operation Christmas Child where the parish fills shoeboxes with toiletries, small toys, clothing to be sent to children;   Sleeping Children Around the World;   Stable Project where the children raised enough to purchase a stable for a third world community.

Rector is the Rev. William T. Graham.   Sunday Services are at 8:30am & 10:30am with Sunday School at 10:30am.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008


St John the Evangelist, Leamington

St John the Evangelist, Leamington, Ontario62 Erie Street North, Leamington, Ontario

Sunday Services: 8:30 a.m. (Book of Common Prayer) and 10:30 a.m. (Book of Alternative Services, Nursery and Sunday School available)

The Rev'd Robert Lemon, previously the rector of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, Brights Grove and Christ Church, Camlachie was appointed rector Sept. 1, 2008. Honorary assistant is Rev'd Deacon Elizabeth Chaplin.

Leamington, Ontario (2006 pop. 28,833) is on the north shore of Lake Erie, 54 km southeast of Windsor. It has a large H.J. Heinz food-processing plant and is known as the "Tomato Capital of Canada". It is also the gateway to Point Pelee National Park which occupies a 17 km peninsula jutting into Lake Erie. The park is the southernmost tip of Canada's mainland and is known as Canada's finest bird-watching site with over 300 species recorded.