2023 Summer Services

July 2, 10:30 a.m

The Rev Ron Wallace was the minister to St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Lindsay, from 1989 to 2003. Now retired, Ron has been active in steering many local organizations including Community Care Kawartha Lakes, Kawartha Lakes Food Source, Kawartha Lakes Hospice, the Granaraska Hiking Trail and the Pastoral Care Committees at Ross Memorial and Victoria Manor.

July 16, 10:30 a.m

The Rev Cathy Gibbs is the Adult Education Minister at Christ Church Deer Park, Toronto. Cathy taught secondary school for 32 years in a variety of subject areas, finishing her career as the Head of a Special Needs Department. Following her ordination, she served as the chaplain of The Bishop Strachan School for thirteen years.

July 23, 10:30 a.m

Debbie Sherwin has been leading services at our church for many summers. A licensed Lay Worship Leader in the United Church, she serves multiple point charges in rural ministries. Debbie has been intricately involved in trying to save the Minden ER and is looking forward to returning to walk the 800km Camino de Santiago in Spain this fall.

July 30, 10:30 a.m

The Rev Karen Hammond Croxell is the Minister at
Trinity United Church in Uxbridge. Prior to this
position, she was at the Fenelon Falls United Church.
Karen began her career in social work and private
practice therapy. Karen enjoys traditional rug
hooking, painting and swimming.

August 13, 10:30 a.m

The Rev Sylvia Keesmaat is a Biblical Scholar and
permaculture farmer, who lives nearby at Russet
House Farm in Cameron. She is past Chair of the
Bishops Committee on Creation Care for the
Anglican Diocese of Toronto and now teaches at
Bible Remixed. www.bibleremixed.ca. She is also the
co-author, with her husband Brian Walsh, of Romans
Disarmed: Resisting Empire, Demanding Justice.

Annual General Meeting to follow service.

August 20, 10:30 a.m

The Rev Rob Oliphant is a United Church Minister
who has served congregations in Montreal,
Newfoundland, Whitehorse and Toronto. He is
currently the Federal Liberal Member of Parliament
for the Toronto riding of Don Valley West. Rob
currently holds the office of Parliamentary Secretary
to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Rob has preached
for many years at the St Pt Church and lead the
service in July 2015 to mark our 100th anniversary.

August 27, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Join us for the Sturgeon Point Association (SPA) Annual General Meeting.

October 8, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, October 8 for our Thanksgiving Food Drive. Larry Thomas will be there from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Acceptable food items are anything unopened such as canned goods, pasta, KD, cereal, rice, flour, sugar, coffee, tea & etc. Financial donations will also accepted and tax receipts from the Salvation Army will be provided.

All donations (food and financial) will go to the Fenelon Falls Salvation Army’s Food Bank.

We hope to see you there.

Lynne Davis, organist

Please join us for refreshments after the services