York-Credit Valley News Archive – 2017

Introducing Alexandra

Bishop Jenny is pleased to introduce our new York-Credit Valley Area Youth Ministry Coordinator, Ms. Alexandra McIntosh.

Alexandra McIntosh, YCV Youth Ministry Coordinator

Alexandra McIntosh at the Bishop’s Office

Alexandra is a graduate of the University of Toronto (Arts and Science) and of the Diocesan Youth Ministry Apprenticeship Program. She is presently the part-time Pastoral Associate for Youth & Young Adults at Church of the Redeemer.  She now brings her considerable gifts for youth ministry to York-Credit Valley Area.  Please warmly welcome her to the Area and her new ministry.

We will be officially welcoming Alexandra into her role in a special Service of Commissioning on Friday, April 20th at St. George-on-the-Hill.

You can reach Alexandra through the Bishop’s Office or at ycv.area.coordinator@gmail.com. Learn more about Alexandra here.

 

Bishop Jenny leads Christianity 101 course

Full house at St. Peter’s Erindale as Bishop Jenny led a 4-week Christian basics course this fall. Many Area cleric and lay leaders who were interested in running a discipleship or catechetical program in their own parishes also attended. Photo credits: Maria Nightingale.

YCV Area Town Hall ~ September 19, 2017

See the October Anglican for a lovely write up on this event. Thanks to all who attended and contributed so much. A heartfelt shout out to the Rev. Jeff Hall for coordinating the discussion and to St. John the Baptist for hosting. Photo credits: Michael Hudson.

You can find out about the follow up meeting in January under  Upcoming Events.

 

Bishop Jenny’s Service of Installation as Area Bishop

On the afternoon of Sunday, January 22nd, Bishop Jenny Andison was installed as the Area Bishop for the York-Credit Valley Area of the Diocese.  It was a well-attended and joyful celebration at St. Matthew, Islington.  Thank you to everyone who contributed and attended to welcome Bishop Jenny into her new role.

Added February 13, 2017

Consecration of New Suffragan Bishops

Bishop Jenny was consecrated as Suffragan Bishop in the Diocese of Toronto on January 7, 2017 at St. Paul, Bloor Street alongside new Bishops Riscylla Shaw (Trent-Durham) and Kevin Robertson (York-Scarborough). It was a beautiful Epiphany service filled with great warmth, affection, and excitement for the three new Bishops as they entered officially into their episcopal ministry.

The new bishops are presented to and congratulated by all.  Photo by Michael Hudson