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    Earthrise is a very famous photo of a teeny tiny planet earth, floating in vast, dark outer space, taken by astronauts as Apollo 8, orbited the Moon. Watch a short video here.
    Imagine what it was like to see Earth our island home from so very, very far away. What a marvelous sight! Can seeing our blue planet this way inspire us and call to us to love and care for God’s wondrous creation? Let’s find out as we see Earth from afar and serve Earth up close.
    Bursary support and payment plans available.
    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact: 519-434-6893 ext 217

  2. The Huron Farmworkers Ministry NEEDS YOUR HELP!
    Last year (2022) we received an amazing support from all our Huron Community and were able to collect over a hundred bags with clothes which were in an amazing condition. We also received a variety of other contributions such as bicycles, toiletries, kitchen utensils, bedding, food and many more.
    This year (2023) we continue to assist our Farmworkers providing the equal services as last year and we are planning in expanding our services to two different locations, Tillsonburg and Burford. We are seeking donations of men’s clothing such as pants, sweaters, hoodies, t-Shirts, warm jackets, shoes, gloves, baseball caps, team shirts, toques, Bicycle. Preferred sizes are small to large in clean, ready to wear condition. 
    Any contribution is greatly appreciated. Financial donations are warmly welcomed by sending your gift via e-transfer to or sending a cheque to: 
    The Huron Hispanic & Migrant Farmworkers Outreach Ministry
    c/o St John’s Anglican Church
    46 Front Road, PO Box 387
    Port Rowan, Ontario N0E 1M0

    In order to improve access to grants and special funding opportunities such as Say Yes! to Kids, the Anglican Foundation of Canada has launched a new Grants Portal. 

  4. The next meeting of Grants & Loans Subcommittee will be
    Thursday, May 11.

    "Walk Humbly with God". St. Paul's Cathedral, London, ON, Saturday, April 29. Registration @9:00am. Please note that this meeting is open to all women in the Anglican churches of the Diocese of Huron.
    PLEASE NOTE that there is no fee for registration.  Thank Offerings and Fair Share offerings in support of ACW work would be gratefully received.
    For more details SEE THE POSTER

  6. Anglican Fellowship of Prayer presents The Bishop's Prayer Conference on Sat. May 6, 2023 at 10:00 am - 3 pm at Church of St. Jude's, London.  Cost $20.00
    The Intersection of Prayer and Music: Encountering these practices as Individuals and as Faith Communities with the Rev'd Andreas Thiel, Rector of St. Matthew's, Windsor and former professional musician.
    To register please contact: the Rev'd Ann Webber
    or by calling or texting info to 226-373-1391

  7. HURON-PERTH DEANERY: MAPPING THE GROUND WE STAND ON. Mapping exercises. Facilitator: Greg Smith (PWRDF Huron)
    Perth: Saturday, May 27, 9am-12noon, St. James’, Stratford

    Saturday April 29 9:30AM, Church of the Ascension, London

    As one of our actions in Truth and Reconciliation, Church of the Ascension and St. Mark’s are offering the opportunity to participate in the Mapping Exercise on April 29 at Ascension, 2060 Dundas Street 9:30 to 12:30, facilitated by Greg Smith (PWRDF Huron) and Cheryl Marek (Diocese of Toronto). With our special guest, Shirley Johnson (Caldwell First Nation).
    Please register by emailing, we will need your name, number attending and email address.

  9. London Indigenous Teaching & Sharing Circles: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada. Monday, May 1, 6:30-8:30pm ET
    LITS Circles proudly presents an ONLINE educational opportunity to further your personal Truth and Reconciliation journey. This interactive session via ZOOM aims to build positive relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous through truth, sharing, and open dialogue. Facilitator: M. Tracey Whiteye, MSW – Bear Clan, Moraviantown
    Register at
    Regardless of where you live, all are welcome to attend.
    Registration fee: C$20.00+tax
    to support and help sustain these public opportunities.
    Payment made via Eventbrite (credit card) or e-transfer to
    Please note: No refunds

    Wednesday, May 24 at 7:00 pm
    Tuesday, June 6 at 7:00 pm
    Monday, August 28 at 7:00 pm

    Education for Ministry is a small group, faith-based experience, that focuses on how our faith connects to and is lived out in our everyday life. Interested in learning more about what is available in your area? Reach out to Libi Clifford or Val Kenyon to let us know you’re coming or with questions of any kind
    Sponsored and supported by the Diocese of Huron

  11. The Essex Deanery Lay Leadership Training Classes:  Lay leadership courses for 2023
    ◦  May 13 – Administration with Rev. Lisa Poultney (note change 2nd Saturday)
    ◦  June 17 – History with Rev. Canon Dr. Gordon Maitland
    .  October 21 and November 18 - How to write a sermon (4 pages of the Sermon plus other resources) 
    These classes will be held in person at Canterbury College.  We have partnered with Canterbury College for the Lay Readers courses and they are providing us with the technology support to also bring the classes by zoom.  Please join us for one or for all of the classes.  Please contact Rev. Elise Chambers if you would like to attend.  If you have a class you would like to teach please contact Rev. Kimberly Myer - with your idea.

  12. The Brotherhood of Anglican Churhmen (BAC) had a very successful Conference & Annual Meeting last Saturday. The Annual Report and a group photo are on the home page of the BAC website:
    We are delighted to welcome Fr. Brendon Bedford as our new Diocesan Chaplain and Rev’d Jordan Murray as our incoming Treasurer.  Dennis Cartier is taking a much deserved rest. We were also saddened to learn of the passing of Paul Cavers, St. George’s, London, on April 18.  He was the Diocesan President in 2015 & 2016.  His funeral service is at St. George’s Church, 227 Wharncliffe Rd. N. at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2.

  13. Deanery of Delaware ACW Spring Meeting. Friday, May 4, 1pm-4pm. St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Wallacetown (29596 Lakeview Line). Guest Speaker: Liz Brown, Executive Director of Violence Against Women Services Elgin County. More details HERE
  14. Upcoming Courses in Huron LTh:
    On Tuesday June 6, we are hosting a new course: In the Midst of Life, We Are In Death: Christian Rites Around Sickness, Death and Dying with The Rev. Fr. Matt Koovisk. 
    This course is ideal of lay leaders, deacons and postulants for priestly ministry who are looking to better understand the liturgical tools regarding sickness and death within the Anglican tradition. SEE THE POSTER

    Spiritual Leadership with Dr. Dawn Davis
    Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. CT) hosted via Zoom
    Students can register through our website at: or by emailing Dr. Bowcott at:

    Singing the Liturgies of the BCP and BAS, Saturday, May 6, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, in-person at Renison and online via Zoom
    No cost, refreshments provided
    Led by The Rev’d Dr. Stephen McClatchie.
    In this session aimed at clergy and theological students/postulants, we will explore and practice various sung parts of our Anglican liturgies, such as Morning and Evening Prayer, the Great Litany, the Merbecke setting of the BCP prayer of consecration, how to put music to the worldwide eucharistic canons approved in Huron, and how to sing collects and scripture readings as described in the BAS missal. Rest assured that this workshop is appropriate for non-professional singers. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER HERE

  16. GOOD LUCK AND SAFE JOURNEY! HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE with Bishop Terry Dance and Canon Vicars Hodge, from May 1-14, 2023.  You are invited to join the group for the spiritual adventure of a life time! More info:
  17. Cursillo Weekend, Friday evening July 21 to Sunday afternoon July 23 at Five Oaks Retreat Centre, Paris, ON. 
    Niagara Huron Anglican Cursillo is now accepting applications for lay and clergy interested in this short course, intended to equip the lay people of the church, to bring the teachings of Jesus to bear in real life situations through faith, study, and action.  Clergy support of each candidate is requested along with a Cursillo sponsor.  You can obtain more information on the website: or contact us by email:  Click here for BROCHURE and INVITATION.  Deadline is June 19.

  18. Webinar: Colonialism and the Anglican Church. Presented by the Trinity College Divinity Associates. Thursday, May 11, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Online on ZoomFree, with a donation toward the Divinity Students Bursary Fund encouraged.
    Archivist Krzyztof Adamiec and Bishop Peter Fenty will explore the Lambeth Palace exhibition "Enslavement: Voices from the Archives" and National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop Chris Harper and Bishop Riscylla Shaw will discuss the ongoing process of truth and reconciliation in the Anglican Church of Canada. 
    More info hereRegister on Eventbrite.

    Community Meal - FREE, on the 3rd Friday of each month from 5 to 6pm, doors open @ 4:30pm.  All are welcome to come and enjoy a warm meal!
    Next dates are: May 19, June 16. at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 20 Flora St., St. Thomas.
    A Very Special Motherz Day Extravaganza, on May 13 from 7 to 11pm, doors open at 6:30pm,
    $15.00 per ticket, advance tickets available now from the office.
    Cash bar and food available for purchase.
    Featuring:  Dealerz Choice Showcase Band, Brian Salt, Ken Kokko, Noel Lesperance, Randy Dawdy.
    Come out & enjoy a night of great music and dancing!
    at St. Thomas, Anglican Church, 20 Flora St., St. Thomas, 519-631-7368.

    Almighty Roast Beef Dinner Fundraiser, on the 4th Friday of each month from 5 to 6:30pm.   $20.00 each, Advance Ticket Sales now available from the office from 10am to 2pm (Tues. to Fri.).
    Upcoming Dinner Dates are:  April 28th, May 26th & June 23rd.
    Come out and enjoy a heavenly meal! POSTER

  2. Church Goes to the Movies: A screening of the movie musical GODSPELL, Sunday, April 30, 1:30 PM at the Princess Twin Cinema (46 King St. N., Waterloo). Join in the exuberance of the Easter season with this unique take on the Gospel According to Matthew, with music inspired by the hymnal of the American Episcopal Church. Arrive anytime after 1:00 PM to gather and visit the concession stand. After the film we'll have time to share some responses to the film, and then to chat informally in the lobby or gallery. This is a FREE event presented by St. Andrew's in Kitchener, with donations welcome to help offset the cost of the theatre rental and film rights. Please RSVP at or 519-743-0911. 

  3. St. James' Church Ingersoll is pleased to announce a very special evening - dinner and concert with legendary Canadian Country Music Hall inductee Marie Botrell.
    Marie will sing many of her hits from her successful recording career. She will also perform well known songs from both the country and pop charts and more.
    This outstanding dinner concert will be held one night only – Friday April 28. Cocktails at 6:00; Dinner at 6:30; Marie Botrell Show at 7:30pm. Tickets for the evening are $55.00 and the venue is the Unifor Local 88 Hall on Victoria Street in Ingersoll. 
    So act now and call the church office at 519-485-0385 to reserve your tickets. Simply tell Kristy Van Kooten-Bossence, our office administrator, how many tickets you require.  A wonderful dinner and show awaits you this spring!
  4. Trinity, Cottam, 235 County Rd. 34W,  will hold a dine-in or take out smorgasbord on Saturday, April 29th from 4:30-6:30 pm.
    Adults $20, Children under 10 yrs - $10,  Children under 5 yrs - free.

  5. Quarter Auction. St. James’ Anglican, Cambridge, 520 Ellis Road. April 29. Doors open 1pm, bidding starts at 2pm.
    Bring your own quarters or buy from us. Entrance fee: $5.00 and $5.00 per paddle to bid.
    For more information 
  6. St. George's , London - Choral Evensong April 30 at 4pm 
  7. St. John’s Anglican Church, Tillsonburg is celebrating the CORONATION OF KING CHARLES III on Friday, May 5 with a special TEA served with sandwiches and desserts from 12 noon until 2:30 pm.
    Tickets available at the church office and at the door on May 5 ($15 per person). 
  8. Luke's Place. London: Artisans and High Tea, Saturday, May 6, 10AM to 4PM, in support of Luke’s Place London and London area Artisans.
    Admission free. High Tea: $15.00

  9. Trinity Anglican Church, Cambridge is hosting a  Beef Dinner on Sunday May 7 at 5pm (followed by Evensong at 7pm) to mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. 
    Contact the church office at 519 621 8860 to book your tickets which are $25 each for this sumptuous feast! 

  10. A Service of Choral Evensong in Celebration of the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III.
    Trinity Anglican Church, Simcoe
    Sunday, May 7 at 3PM
    , followed by refreshments.

  11. On Sunday, May 7,  St. John the Evangelist Church, 280 St. James Street, is hosting a Spring Concert at 2 pm.
    The concert features vocal and instrumental music presented by St. John’s Choir musicians and the community. The event also features an exhibition of artworks by members of the parish. Admission by donation.

  12. “BACK HOME AGAIN”, presented by SIMPLY CLASSIC. Church of the Ascension, London (2060 Dundas St. East), Saturday, May 13 at 7pm.
    $15.00 (children 12 and under $10.00). Order at: or 519-451-7780.
    More information HERE

  13. St. Jude's, London: The St. Judes Pig Roast on May 13. Tickets are $20.00. Doors open at 5:30pm with dinner served AT 6:00pm. Call the office at 519-660-6198 to get your tickets.
  14. St. Peter's Anglican Church 4091 Catherine St., Dorchester is having a Garage Sale including Plants, Baking, and BBQ. Saturday May 13, 8:00am-12:00pm.
    Come and join in the fun!

    (Tickets for the BBQ Chicken Dinner in June will be available.)
  15. St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Thamesville still have a few articles that may be of interest to other area churches:  .
    13 - red choir gowns
    8 - white choir gowns
    Cedar chest that we had to store our seasonal hangings
    Many red hymn books
    Large wooden office desk in good repair
    2 drawer filing cabinet
    20 pews (each has room for approximately 8 - 10 people)
    Padded kneeling benches
    4 - choir pews (each room for about 3 - 4 people
    1 - 100 cup coffee perc
    1 - 35 cup tea perc (only used for tea)
    Please contact Alfred/Marney Nichols at
  • Huron Farmworkers Ministry is looking for a Seasonal Outreach Service Delivery Associate. 
    We are looking for a self-starting, Spanish-speaking individual to join our team who has a passion for helping others.

  • Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church in Exeter, Ontario, Canada is looking for an accomplished Organist or Pianist to work with its small choir, to participate in (and/or lead) mid-week rehearsals, and to provide music for weekly Sunday morning services, as well as occasional other services (Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday etc.)  The Church Musician will be required to provide music for occasional weddings and funerals as needed, or to seek a suitable replacement if they are unavailable for those services.   Hours and remuneration to be negotiated.  This position includes 5 paid weeks of vacation annually, as well as a car allowance if a commute is involved, and an opportunity to participate in a pension plan. Applications will be accepted until June 30, or until a suitable candidate is hired.
    Please forward your interest and resumé to

  • St. Alban's, Delhi is seeking an organist for Sunday services at 11am, extra services at Easter and Christmas and occasional weddings and funerals.  The church has a Hammond B3 organ,
    Please send resume to:
    Bert Hooftman
    St. Alban's Church
    19 Talbot Rd
    Delhi ON N4B 1Z7
    or email:

  • St. John’s, Port Rowan is looking for an Organist (Part Time Employment Opportunity). Organist for Local Anglican Services - Our group enjoys singing a variety of styles of music. Organ is manual digital with full pedal. Send resume to
    Any questions: 519-586-3401