Archive for January 2017

Ontario Youth Parliament — billets needed

The Ontario Youth Parliament (OYP) is a church-based model parliament that is held in a different church in Ontario each year and brings together more than 100 young people for a conference where they make friends, explore their faith and debate current issues. OYP is being held at St. Mark’s United Church, February 17-20, 2017…

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Prayer Service commemorates 500 years

On Wednesday, 25 January, Christians from around Peterborough gathered at All Saints’ for the Annual Prayer Service for Christian Unity. The liturgy was based on that of the momentous occasion when Roman Catholics and Lutherans gathered for prayer in Sweden to mark the 500th year since the Reformation. (photo l-r – Father Glenn, Bishop Riscylla, The…

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Covenant Commission Final Report circulated

The Peterborough Covenant Commission has released its Final Report for the members of parishes. The report stems from several years of consultation and dialogue which led their recommendation on the future of the Anglican and Lutheran parishes in Peterborough. The Commission respectfully submits to the five Peterborough Anglican-Lutheran parishes and the Diocese of Toronto the…

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Thrift shop reopens 3 February

The St Luke’s Thrift Shop reopens Friday, 3 February 9 am to noon Clothing goods are available at minimal or no costs The Thrift Shop is an Outreach Project of the parish It is open on Fridays from 9 am to noon  *   *   *

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New Area Bishop installed for Trent-Durham

On Saturday, 21 January at 2 pm, The Right Reverend Riscylla Shaw was installed at St John’s Peterborough as the new Bishop of the Trent-Durham Episcopal Area. The church was packed full of clergy from the area and members of parishes who offered a warm welcome to the new area bishop. The Trent-Durham episcopal area…

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Order of Diocese of Toronto bestowed upon Bill Nicholls

On 1 January 2017, at the Archbishop’s New Year Levée at St James Cathedral, Bill Nicholls was among 48 lay members of the diocese who are awarded the Order of the Diocese of Toronto. The festivities included the Archbishop’s Reception, an afternoon concert and choral evensong at which the awards were presented. The nomination read…

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