Christmas greetings from Archbishop Anne and Colin Germond.
The Diocese of Algoma Synod Office will close for Christmas at noon on Friday, December 21st, 2018 and re-open in the New Year on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
We are saddened to announce that The Rev. Ted Reinhardt, a retired priest living in Elliot Lake, died peacefully on December 2, 2018 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Elliot Lake at the age of 86.
Prayers are requested again for the Rev. Ted Reinhardt, Honourary Emeritus at St. Saviour’s, Blind River, and resident of Elliot Lake.
November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1. The Royal Canadian Legion, in partnership with the Government of Canada, invites all local churches, fire stations, police stations, town halls and others with bells to join in a nation-wide initiative to mark this event.
We are saddened to announce that the Rev. Ted Reinhardt, Honourary Emeritus at St. Saviour’s, Blind River, and resident of Elliot Lake, is in critical condition in the Elliot Lake Hospital.
The installation of Bishop Anne Germond as Archbishop and Metropolitan of Ontario will be live-streamed tonight commencing at 7:30 p.m. through the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa’s Facebook page.
By now, many of you have heard the news that our Bishop was elected at the recent convocation of Provincial Synod, October 9-12, to serve as Ontario’s new Metropolitan. She will be installed to this office on October 11th during the Synod at Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa, Primate Fred Hiltz will serve as preacher.
The Covenanting Service between Joan Morris and Trillium Anglican Parish will take place on Sunday, October 14th at 3:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s in Powassan.
Bishop Anne has been elected to serve as the next Metropolitan of the Province of Ontario. Elected on the first ballot, here she takes the podium for the first time at Provincial Synod in Ottawa.
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Anne Oosterbaan on Tuesday, October 2nd in Sault Ste. Marie following a brief illness. Anne was the wife of Din Oosterbaan, former Diocesan Treasurer and current Provincial Synod Treasurer.
We pray for the repose of the soul of our beloved sister in Christ, Margaret Johnston (Trinity-All Saints, Bala), who died last evening surrounded by those she is nearest and dearest to.
Bishop Anne Germond is pleased to announce that Chris Pichette, preparing for chaplaincy in the Canadian Armed Forces, and presently serving a two year term as the Assistant Curate at St. Luke’s Cathedral, will be received into the Anglican Church of Canada on Sunday 21st October, as the Cathedral marks the Feast of St. Luke at the 10:00 a.m. service.