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Bishop delivers charge to synod

Bishop delivers charge to synod Bishop Andrew says, “It’s not a time to be afraid; it’s a time to havecourage.” During the Eucharist, Bishop Andrew Asbil gave his Charge to Synod.Watch the video. He spoke about pruning for growth, of letting go of dead wood and trying new things for the sake of the gospel.…

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Delicious Chick ‘n Ribs at Dinner-Auction

Another delicious Country Chick ‘n Ribs Fest It was a winning experience to gather in supporting Buckhorn School Breakfast Programme “The next winner could be you”: Jim Blakeley scores a win for the school breakfast programme It was another full-house for the Annual Country Chick ‘n Rib Fest Dinner and Auction. This marked the tenth…

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The Story of Poker Joe

The Story of Poker Joe Updating pastoral skills and tools of ministry The people of St Luke’s, Peterborough, have a great sense of humour. Arnold, one of the parishioners, sent this little video along to their parish priest. Arnold wondered if the video could offer some tips that their priest could use to bring something…

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Be our guest — community supper

‘Be our Guest’ community supper huge success It was non-stop for community and parish volunteers as they served close to 150 local folks  It was the best community supper ever,” Eunice Blakeley, event organizer, said as the community and parish volunteers were wrapping up after a very busy evening. Based on RSVP’s to give an…

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Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

PWRDF mobilizes reponse to Dorian Hurricane Dorian has devastated the Bahamas. News footage shows the areas around Freeport to be unrecognizable, completely submerged in water. In response to the immediate and urgent needs on the ground, PWRDF is receiving donations and sending financial support to Episcopal Relief and Development of the Episcopal Church of the…

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New digital magazine for Anglican Church

Anglican Church introduces new digital magazine BY Matthew Townsend The Anglican Journal Anglicans looking for in-depth stories and diverse perspectives on complex subjects have a new place to look: Epiphanies, a digital magazine produced by the Anglican Journal team. The summer issue of Epiphanies, published August 12, focuses on crisis within creation. This first issue offers in-depth reporting on the theology of…

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Statement from the Bishop of Toronto

Statement from the Bishop of Toronto — 16 July 2019 The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil issues statement subsequent to Meeting of General Synod  Our meeting of General Synod has now come to a close. Over the last week, we have been engaged in much hard work, and made some very important decisions together. We welcomed…

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Delicious strawberries after all

Delicious strawberries in spite of late season We’re not exactly sure how Marylou worked her magic, but the strawberries were delicious Both sittings in the parish hall were full for the Annual Strawberry Supper. The strawberries in the immediate Buckhorn area were not yet ready; but, Marylou worked magic to procure wonderfully delicious berries that were…

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Soggy weather doesn’t dampen Plant & Bake Sale

Soggy weather doesn’t dampen Annual Plant & Bake Sale Local folks come out in record numbers for great perennials and tasty baking despite rainy weather  In spite of inclement weather, members of the local community came out in record numbers to get perennials once again for their gardens and to get home-baked goods. All the…

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Spring into Summer

Spring into Summer Lunch … and more! The special spring menu fare started off a great afternoon for a packed house who came also to hear about wood-carving and to get fresh gardening tips There was so much activity and a full house for the Spring Lunch… a fellow just had to find a quiet…

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