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Understanding about refugees

Understanding about refugees

Children in the Zaatari Refugee Camp, located near Mafraq, Jordan. Opened in July, 2012, the camp holds upwards of 20,000 refugees from the civil war inside...
BBQ at Rock the Locks 2015… a great day

BBQ at Rock the Locks 2015… a great day

Another fabulous Rock the Locks Day for Buckhorn and local area. Once again, the parish provided popular BBQ fare for the enjoyment of those who strolled between the many stands...
Signs, miracles, and hope

Signs, miracles, and hope

Homily for the Ninth after Pentecost,  John 6: 1-21 by The Rev’d Glenn Empey Great public events have a certain kind of magnetism about them. Well, of course there is...
Annual yard sale… bargain prices on quality items

Annual yard sale… bargain prices on quality items

Prices were at super bargain levels on really great items. Two examples of many: McGregor golf clubs with golf-bag $10, beautiful four-burner BBQ $30. High quality household and cottage wares...
Church sign carefully re-furbished

Church sign carefully re-furbished

The church sign was originally crafted by Michael John Minten. It was later dedicated in his memory. Over time, it had weathered to the extent that Helen Minten, Michael John's...
Sumptuous strawberry supper

Sumptuous strawberry supper

All the food was sumptuous for guests at the annual strawberry supper but, according to all reports, Gloria Windover's potato salad and Marylou Bowles' special egg salad were the pièces...
Trent Chaplaincy — campus connect newsletter summer 2015

Trent Chaplaincy — campus connect newsletter summer 2015

Featured article ... Change, change change is everywhere. Climate change, global trade changes, workforce changes, economic changes. The simple fact is that the world has changed and it continues to change. Universities are no exception....
Plant and bake sale… fun and success

Plant and bake sale… fun and success

The annual plant and bake sale was to begin at 9 am but people were lining up at 7:30 which just goes to show you: "The early bird does catch the...
Bed kit project news

Bed kit project news

One of numerous outreach initiatives supported by the parish is the Bed Kit project with Sleeping Children Around the World. The parish ACW recently received a photo of the children,...
Canada Supreme Court rules on public prayer

Canada Supreme Court rules on public prayer

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the municipal council in the Quebec town of Saguenay cannot open its meetings with a prayer. In a unanimous decision [in mid-April], the...
No longer slaves…

No longer slaves…

Homily for Easter VI, John 15: 9-17 by The Rev'd Glenn Empey   “Abide", that’s a lovely word, I’d say, as I mentioned last week. I’ve always taken it to...
Needs are great in Nepal — PWRDF

Needs are great in Nepal — PWRDF

The earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 devastated a region from Kathmandu to Mount Everest, killing over 7000, damaging or destroying 700,000 houses, and destroying roads so that some...
Spaghetti dinner for local community

Spaghetti dinner for local community

On 15 April, the parish invited members of the local community to be their guests at a special spaghetti dinner. The parish hall was packed with about 80 guests --...
The future of world religions — Pew Research Center

The future of world religions — Pew Research Center

The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world’s major religions, as well as...
Parish connects with local community

Parish connects with local community

St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Buckhorn, 1890's BUCKHORN Church has a long local history in the village By Marlys Kerkman, Special to The Examiner Monday, April 6,...
Beyond Gethsemane

Beyond Gethsemane

Easter Homily by W. Glenn Empey Gethsemane is an interesting place. Well, better said, Gethsemane is an interesting concept to explore. Gethsemane is a place of darkness and anguish. For...
WE MUST SPEAK OUT FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM’ – JUSTIN WELBY

WE MUST SPEAK OUT FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM’ – JUSTIN WELBY

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has called on politicians, the Church and the media to speak out against the 'creeping climate of fear and animosity' at the launch of...
Diocese of Toronto connects

Diocese of Toronto connects

New 2014 outreach survey released There can be little doubt that we live in a world which is interconnected, intra-dependent and interrelated. As Christians, we hold to the biblical imperatives...
Leting go of the nets …

Leting go of the nets …

Homily for Third after Epiphany, 18 January 2015 Mark 1: 14-20 The Rev’d W. Glenn Empey   There they were just going about their normal workday or whatever their normal...
Christmas Feast at Buckhorn School

Christmas Feast at Buckhorn School

Principal, Ms Mary Lou Wright, oversees the feast. On 17 December, members of St. Matthew - St. Aidan's parish were invited to a sumptuous Christmas Feast...
We can only imagine…

We can only imagine…

Reflections for Remembrance 2014 Buckhorn Community Cenotaph 9 November by The Rev’d W. Glenn Empey What mother in Canada would ever, ever have thought that standing ceremonial guard at the...
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