Celebrations & Ordinations
The Rev. Chris Dow will be inducted as Priest-in-Charge of St. James, Caledon East (North Peel) on Sunday, February 24 at 4:30pm. (NB: the later start time.)
Show your support of Chris (who is new to our Diocese) by attending and robing. Deanery clergy are strongly encouraged to attend. Please let the Bishop’s Office know if you will be absent.
- The Rev. Brian Suggs will be ordained to the priesthood at All Saints, Kingsway on February 10, 2019.
- The Rev. Jeff Boldt will be ordained to the priesthood at at Trinity, Streetsville on April 14, 2019.
Bishop’s PreLenten Teaching Series ~ The Apostles’ Creed, Weekly on Wednesdays, February 6, 13 & 20, 7:30pm-9:00pm
Bishop Jenny will be leading a three-part teaching series on the Apostles’ Creed. The sessions will be on three consecutive Wednesday evenings at the church of St. Thomas, Huron Street, beginning February 6, 2019, from 7:30-9:00pm. The evenings will include time for small-group discussions and larger group interactions. Refreshments will be provided.
Please join Bishop Jenny and your Area colleagues, friends, and neighbours in this preparation for the season of Lent. The event is open to clergy and lay people of York-Credit Valley.
A Discussion Event on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) ~
Saturday, February 9, 9am-12pm
This is a repeat of the event held in November 2018 in York-Credit Valley. This session looks at biblical and theological frameworks for thinking about medical assistance in dying (MAID). Guest speakers are Rev. Dr. Eric Beresford, Rector of St. Timothy, North Toronto, and Mr. Michael Buttrey, Theologian-in-Residence at St. Clement, Eglinton.
A follow-up discussion on the practical implications of MAID is planned for May 2019.
Open to clergy and lay people of the York-Credit Valley Area.
Churchwardens’ Commissioning Service ~ Sunday, March 31, 4pm
This year’s commissioning service is scheduled for Sunday March 31, 4pm at All Saints Kingsway. Bishop Jenny invites Area clergy along with their churchwardens and deputy churchwardens to attend a special commissioning service to recognize and affirm their valuable ministry.
The service will be followed by a light reception. Clergy, churchwardens, and their guests are asked to register in advance.
Other Winter/Spring Events of Note
- YCV Bishop’s Evening with Youth Confirmands ~ early April (evening); time/location TBD
- YCV Clergy Lenten Retreat ~ April 4, SSJD
- YCV Parish Leadership Workshop ~ April 6 (afternoon)