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Ordination & retirement announcement

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It is Bishop Chapman’s intention, God willing, to ordain Mr. Michael Garner
transitional deacon and to ordain Ms. Tamara Connors and Mr. Steven Zytveld
vocational deacons at Christ Church Cathedral on The Feast of St. Michael
and All Angels, Monday, September 30th, 2019, at 7 pm. More details will
follow later in September. Please keep the ordinands in your prayers.

As well, Rev. Mervyn Dunn has received the Bishop’s permission to retire
from his ministry as Associate Priest of the Parish of March, effective

Belle leaves The Well

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Belle Ryan has been a cook at The Well community ministry in Centretown Ottawa for nearly a decade, rising at 4:45 each morning to prep and bake for its visitors, feeding nearly 100 women each day. Archdeacon Peter John Hobbs thanked her for her great service to the community ministry and wished Belle well last June, as she moved back to Newfoundland.



Photo Leigh Anne Williams

Deacons’ duties deciphered

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June 15 — Maylanne Maybee, a deacon for 34 years, says deacons have inherited “the spirit of care and compassion for the poor and the sick, plus the social gospel movement for economic justice [—now] reintegrated with a liturgical role.”

Deacons
(Back row, l to r): student Steve Zytveld, Deacon Jarrett Carty, Deacon Christine Jannasch, Archdeacon David Selzer, student Mark Lewis, Deacon Richard Sicard; (front row, l -to r): Deacon Elizabeth December, Deacon Maylanne Maybee, student Tamara Connors, Deacon Richard Matthias, and Deacon Caroline Ducros.

Read more about their meeting in the September 2019 edition of CrossTalk.

Photo Leigh Anne Williams.

Notices from the Bishop’s office

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The Rev. Margo Whittaker, recently Incumbent of the Parish of
Bearbrook-Navan-Blackburn, is no longer at the parish, and will not be
returning to that position, effective immediately.


The Bishop’s Office is pleased to announce that Mr. Adam Brown has been
recognized as a Postulant of the Diocese of Ottawa, effective July 31, 2019.


Also, the Rev. Canon Laurette Glasgow has received the Bishop’s permission
to retire from her position as Special Advisor for Government Relations,
effective December 31, 2019.


The Bishop’s Office is pleased to announce that the Rev. Rosemary Parker has
been appointed Associate Incumbent of the Area Parish of Mississippi Lake,
effective August 1, 2019.


The Bishop’s Office is pleased to announce that the Rev. Simone Hurkmans has
been appointed Associate Incumbent of the Parish of All Saints Westboro with
St. Matthias, effective July 1, 2019.

 

 

 

 

Services of Ordination

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The Bishop’s Office is pleased to announce that Ms. Claire Bramma has been
recognized as a Postulant of the Diocese of Ottawa, effective July 10, 2019.

In addition, it is Bishop Chapman’s intention, God willing, to conduct a
Service of Ordination to the Diaconate on Monday, September 30th, 2019 (The
Feast of St. Michael & All Angels, transferred) and a Service of Ordination
to the Priesthood on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 (The Feast of Nicholas
Ferrar, transferred). Both services will be at 7 pm at Christ Church
Cathedral. Names of the ordinands and more details will follow later in the
summer.

Today 4 Tomorrow

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The Community Ministries are at the heart of Today 4 Tomorrow, and your gifts will ensure that Centre 454, Cornerstone Housing for Women, Ottawa Pastoral Counselling Centre, St Luke’s Table and The Well receive the funds to help them serve the people they care for – people who struggle with serious life challenges such as poverty, homelessness and mental health issues. Learn more through this link https://today4tomorrow.ca/

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