National Indigenous Anglican Bishop visits Lytton next week

Lytton gets a new Ministry Developer for Lytton Anglican Parish and the Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald will be visiting on Sept. 23-24.

Rev. Danny Whitehead

Rev. Danny Whitehead

The Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop, will be visiting Lytton on Sept. 23-24. He will be preaching at the induction of Rev. Danny Whitehead, the new Ministry Developer for Lytton Anglican Parish, and Bert Seymour from Shackan, Pastoral Elder for the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior at a 6:30 pm service at the Church of St. Mary’s and St. Paul’s on Sept. 23. Bishop MacDonald will also be available at the Anglican Parish Hall for a Meet and Greet Breakfast from 9-11 am on Sept. 24.

Bishop MacDonald has served as pastoral leader to Indigenous peoples in the Anglican Church of Canada since 2007. He will be sharing his perspective on the progress made by The Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples and his hopes and aspirations for an ongoing spiritual movement of renewal and restoration for First Nations people. It will also provide a unique opportunity for members of the community to share your stories with Bishop MacDonald.

There will also be a special guest from England, David Scott from the New England Company. The Rt. Rev. Barbara Andrews, Suffragan Bishop for the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior, will preside at this celebration of new beginnings for Lytton and Scw’exmx Parishes.

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