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182nd Synod of the Diocese of Huron
May 15-16, 2022
Synod Opening Service, Sunday: LIVESTREAM
Synod Session, Monday: LIVESTREAM

  1. Good News from Camp Huron
    We are looking forward to our return to our overnight programs for children and youth! 

    In the coming weeks there will be more details about the summer. In the meantime, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact

  2. On April 19 the Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) kicked-off its 2nd annual Say Yes! to Kids Campaign with a live online launch. The campaign will run until June 30, 2022 and will help churches across Canada raise money to support ministry and outreach that meets the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of children, youth, and young adults.
    For every $10 donated to the Huron teams, $4 will be shared between youth-focused ministry at the diocesan and national levels.
    For regular updates and to support one of the Huron teams, GO HERE

  3. Education for Ministry Virtual Open Houses in Support of a Learning Church
    Wednesday, May 25 and Tuesday, June 7 at 7pm.
    Interested in learning more about Education for Ministry? Please join us on either Wednesday, May 25 or Tuesday, June 7 at 7pm for a virtual Open Houses where you can learn more about Education for Ministry. New classes starting in September. 
    If these dates, times, or format do not work for you, please reach out to either Libi Clifford, the Diocese of Huron EfM Coordinator or Val Kenyon, Huron’s EfM Animator at

  4. The Faculty of Theology at Huron is excited to share new developments and pathways in our Licentiate in Theology program! Join us on Tuesday, May 24 from 8-9pm ET to learn about our new certificate programs and exclusive opportunities in our Masters-level degrees, and meet students from across ten dioceses in Canada.
    There is also a chance for you to in a special Huron prize!
    The Licentiate in Theology Gathering will be hosted by the coordinator of the Licentiate Program, the Rev. Dr. Grayhame Bowcott, and the Rev. Dr. Dawn Davis, Assistant Professor of Contextual Learning and Director of Leadership for Ministry Programs at Huron. And, for the first time at Huron, learn how courses in the Licentiate in Theology program can be used toward advanced standing in the Master of Theological Studies program!
    No need to register with us. Here is your direct link to the event: Our calling is to equip you to answer yours.

  5. DEACON’S PROJECT 2020. Will you help us “Love our Students” in the Diocese of Huron who are in need?
    More information and payment instructions check HERE

  6. Essex Deanery is offering the following Lay Leadership  courses this year:
    May 14 - Pastoral Care:How do we care for each other?
    June 18 - Homiletics: How do we write a 5 min sermon?
    Nov 19 - Biblical Studies: Who wrote the Bible?
    They will all  be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month and will be on zoom until further notice. For more information and to register, please contact Rev'd Elise Chambers

  7. HURON AT WESTERN. Huron’s Licentiate in Theology Program presents:
    Our Anglican Family Tree: The Anglican Communion and Ecumenical Relationship, with Most Rev. Dr. Linda Nicholls, Thursdays from 8-10pm (ET), starting May 26 (hosted via Zoom). Learn more HERE
    Cost to register: $325 for full credit, $150 to audit. To register contact: or 519.438.7224 ext. 832

  8. I Wasn’t Trained for This! Making administration a part of your ministry. Huron Faculty of Theology Degree Credit Course: Church and Non-Profit Administration.
    May 16-June 2, 2022, Online (Zoom link to follow) 6:30-9:30 pm ET (Monday-Thursday)
    This immersive, degree credit course will help build confidence and competence in organizational leadership and administrative management. Drawing upon business literature, church consulting techniques, and postcolonial approaches to ministry theory, deepen and grow as a leader.
    The Rev. Dr. Soren M. Hessler is an United Methodist minister with a PhD in practical theology with a concentration in leadership and administration from Boston University School of Theology.
    Bursaries are available.For more information contact Sandra

  9. Trinity College Divinity Associates: New Shoots in Ecumenism
    "What is the role of ecumenism in our new era? What have we learned from more than sixty years of ecumenism? What new shoots are emerging?" 
    Choose any or all of the five Zoom webinars over two days, plus evening worship: 
    Wednesday, May 25 & Thursday, May 26
    For the detailed agenda and to register:
    This is a FREE online conference presented by the Trinity College Divinity Associates. Questions? Contact

  10. Learning on Purpose is a 2-week leadership development course and introduction to learning in community offered by the Centre for Christian Studies.  It will be offered this year from June 13 to 24, 2022 in London, ON at Metropolitan United Church. 
    It is a practical, holistic, hands-on, theological, learning community experience. LoP can be taken as a stand-alone Continuing Studies course or as the beginning of the Diaconal Ministries program or for personal discernment.  An excellent opportunity for Anglican deacons who wish to deepen their leadership skills, biblical and theological learning, and further explore their diaconal call to education, spiritual care, and social ministry.
    If you would benefit from this kind of learning and can make it to London in June, check it out HERE or email for more information.  There is still time to register. 

  11. Roast Beef Dinner from St. Thomas Anglican Church, St. Thomas. Friday, May 27. Pickup 4:30-6pm. $15.00 each. More info HERE

    Every Tuesday from 2 to 4pm by free will donation.
    Come out to enjoy the fun and meet new people.  Appropriate face coverings are required.
    For more information, contact 519-631-7368.

  13. Garage sale and New to you clothing sale. May 28 8am till 2 pm. St John the Divine at Arva.

  14.  Saturday May 28: Indoor Yard Sale at St Paul's Anglican Church, 92 St Paul Street, Essex, 9am til 2pm, call 519-776-7711 for more details.

  15. Take out BBQ Chicken Dinner, St. Peter's Anglican Church, 4091 Catherine St., Dorchester. Tuesday June 14,2022,  4:30-6:30pm for pick-up.
    Adults $20, Children 10 and under $12; 1/2 chicken, baked potato, salad, roll, dessert. Tickets from parishioners or phone 519-282-8057. Proceeds to community outreach.

  16. Sat., June 4, 2022 – Cursillo Day of Deeper Understanding via Zoom, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Speaker John Bowen will cover some of the ground covered in Chapter 6 of his most recent book, The Unfolding Gospel. He will say something about what the Gospel is, what evangelism is, and how we can do it in everyday life. There will be times for teaching, reflection, and discussion. Inviting Cursillistas and Friends of Cursillo to this educational day presented by Niagara Huron Anglican Cursillo Secretariat.  To register and receive the link and agenda please contact For the poster click here.

  17. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Sunday, June 5 at 4:00 pm, Trinity Anglican Church, Simcoe. Celebratory Choral Evensong followed by a picnic on the lawn. Guest preacher: The Rt. Rev. Barry Clarke. More info HERE

  18. The Deanery of Essex 8th Annual Golf Tournament. Ambassador Golf Club, 1025 Sprucewood Ave., Windsor.
    Monday, June 20 at 8AM. $130.00 per golfer; $45.00 dinner only. Includes green fees, power cart, prizes, and dinner at the course. Register now: registration fee $130.00 per group. Contact Rob Lemon Hole sponsorship: $100. Per hole. SEE THE POSTER.



    Reporting to the Executive Archdeacon with accountability to the Bishop, and working as a key member of the Diocesan Executive Staff, this hands-on Director of Finance is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the Diocese's financial function, while effectively supporting and moving forward the Diocese's vision, leadership, and mission. 

    For this job posting, the Diocese is partnering with Prime Management Group Inc., an Executive Search & Recruitment + HR Consulting firm serving Southwestern Ontario and beyond. 


  • MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY: Part-time Priest - Holy Trinity Anglican Church, St. George. Detailed information HERE


  • HURON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE invites applications for the position of CHAPLAIN. 
    Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application by THURSDAY, MAY 12 at 11:59pm. For more information CHECK HERE

  • The Centre for Christian Studies in Winnipeg, MB is inviting applicants for two positions – Principal and Program Staff.
    Join a dynamic, creative, and supportive staff team that is passionate about theological education for deacons and others. For full job postings, job descriptions as well as Skills, Resources and Community Profiles , visit or email 
    Application deadline: May 27 (Principal) and June 3 (Program Staff).


  • Office Coordinator -- Holy Trinity, Kitchener
    Holy Trinity Kitchener is seeking a part-time Office Coordinator to help administer the parish and support the priest. A successful candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and technological skills. The position is 10 hours per week with a mix of independent and scheduled in-person work based on availability. A full job description can be viewed HERE


  • St. John the Evangelist Church in Leamington is seeking an Organist/Musical Director
    Sunday Services Chorale Eucharist at 10:30 am with extra services at Easter and Christmas. Weddings and Funerals happen occasionally. Remuneration to be discussed.  
    Approx. 10 voice choir. Church has a 12 Stop Casavant Pipe Organ.
    Send resume to St Johns the Evangelist
    60 Erie St N
    Leamington, ON N8H 2Z5
    c/o David Seaton
    or email

  • St. John’s Anglican Church in Cambridge is looking for a director for music ministry,
    St. John's, Cambridge, Ontario is an enthusiastic suburban parish.  The ministry is part time and includes providing music for one service on Sunday Mornings and choir practice once a week.   The choir of 10-12 members is SATB.  Currently the position also includes selecting the hymns and one anthem a week.  Availability for weddings and funerals would also be appreciated.  
    Compensation would be based on 10-12 hours per week.  Three weeks of paid vacation time is also provided.
    The church has a well maintained 1969 two manual Casavant pipe organ and a five year old Pramberger mid-sized grand piano.  Applications will be held in the strictest confidence and will be received until May 15.  Preferable starting date would be mid June.   Please direct inquiries to 519-651-7022 or submit applications to


  • St. John’s, Port Rowan is looking for an Organist (Part Time Employment Opportunity). Organist for Local Anglican Services - Our group enjoys singing a variety of styles of music. Organ is manual digital with full pedal. Send resume to
    Any questions: 519-586-3401