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Hall packed with guests for community spaghetti dinner

Local Chef Doris More than 100 community guests took the parish up on its offer for a spaghetti dinner. One of them — local legend “Jack the Bear” (aka Jack Williams) — had noticed the announcement on the parish road-side sign during the Buckhorn Rock-the-Locks event in late summer. He also noticed that the date…

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Fellow Anglican kayaks Trent-Severn

The parish website is a doorway through which people can enter into contact with the parish and it’s our window on the world! It’s great to know that it does connect people to the parish. Here’s a great example. Recently, Peter Crawford found out how to reach the parish and telephoned one of the Church…

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Message from Archbishop Colin Johnson

A MESSAGE TO THE BISHOPS, CLERGY AND PEOPLE OF THE DIOCESE OF TORONTO   Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:   This afternoon I have informed the members of Diocesan Council that, after many months of prayerful discernment, I am asking Diocesan Synod to concur with my request for the election of a Coadjutor Bishop…

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Happy 50th Trent University

In a re-enactment of the Founding Ceremonies of Trent University fifty years ago, dignitaries, faculty, staff, alumni, and current students paraded from Trinity United Church to Rubidge Hall on Saturday, 18 October 2014. Rubidge Hall was the original location of the new Trent University in 1964. On 5 Decemeber 1957, a letter to the editor was…

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Holy Cross … Double Red Letter Day

On 14 September, the parish celebrated Holy Cross Day. The colour for the day according to the Church calendar was red which made this day a Red Letter Day. But we had another feast to celebrate as well which made this Sunday a double Red Letter Day for the parish. Although the actual date of…

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BBQ Day at ‘Rock the Locks’

It was a fanstastic day as this little fellow will make sure you know! Thanks to Nancy Fearweather for her idea for our BBQ at “Rock the Locks’ celebrated at Buckhorn on Saturday, 23 August. And thanks to everyone who made it happen! Proceeds from events such as this enables the parish to reach out…

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On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Homily by the Rev’d Glenn Empey, 12 January 2014 This is a happy day. This is a happy day for Emily and for her family. It is a happy day for the parish family. Probably even more importantly, this is a happy day far beyond the walls of this church; that is, beyond the walls…

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Two men went up to the temple to pray

People may not think so but the Gospel passage for this day is one that can actually be dangerous. So, a warning that the parable can be a snare in which you and I can be entangled. Two men head off to the temple on the Sabbath to pray. Commendable, we’d say and so far…

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Another success for School Breakfast Programme

On Monday 21 October, about 80 members of the community gathered in Hartley Hall for the Annual Loonie Auction and Roast Beef Dinner. This is the fifth year that the parish has held this event in order to support the School Breakfast programme at the local Buckhorn School and at Lakefield Intermediate District School. Through…

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