York-Credit Valley Events

New YCV Area Social Justice Officer

Bishop Jenny is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Claudette Taylor as the new Social Justice Officer for York-Credit Valley, beginning July 1, 2020. Deacon Taylor will continue to animate and collaborate with Area parishes as they connect social justice with their faith and mission and effectively respond to the call to become agents for positive change in their communities.

We are grateful to the Rev. Don Beyers, who is concluding a two-year term in the role, for his work in maintaining and building on the strong foundation of social justice, outreach and advocacy in the Area.

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Celebrations & Ordinations (status pending)

The Bishop will formally welcome and ordain the following into vocational diaconal ministry:

  • Krista Fry, of St. Matthias, Bellwoods (October 4, 4pm)
  • Robert Townshend, of St. Peter, Erindale (October 18, 4pm)

Also, we look forward to being able to schedule the Celebrations of New Ministry Services for

  • Kenute Francis, St Hilda
  • Mark Regis, at St. Mary & St. Martha
  • Roshni Jayawardena, at Trinity-St. Paul, Port Credit
  • Philip Stonhouse, at St. Matthew, Islington
  • Jason McKinney, Epiphany & St. Mark, Parkdale

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Bishop’s Summer Book Club
Sept 15 and 22, 7:30pm by Zoom

The Bishop warmly invites you to join her this summer in reading two pivotal works for our current times. Please mark the September dates in your  calendars, order the books now, read them over the summer, and plan to join the Bishop in the fall for an online book club discussion. The YCV Summer Book Club is open to clergy and laity alike.  Clergy & churchwardens are encouraged to share this ‘save-the-date’ notice in their parishes. More information & registration to follow.

 

 

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