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  • In Memoriam — Terry Robinson Terry passed away on March 3, 2017, at Parkwood Hospital in his 88th year. Predeceased by Diane, his wife of 57 years, parents Archie and Jean, and brother Ray. Loving father of Jeffrey (Catherine), Janet (Sam Crozier) and Barbara. Loving Grandfather of Alexandra and Joshua Robinson (Emma), Alison and Gillian Crozier. Cherished by sister-in-law Connie ...
  • Feasibility Study for Fund-raising Campaign is Underway At its January 2017 meeting, St. James’ Parish Council passed a motion to hire consultants to  assess the feasibility of launching a campaign to raise funds for much-needed repair, reconstruction, and restoration work on our church building. Between $1 and $1.5 million is needed to supplement bequests already received for this purpose. Work required includes: Structural ...
  • In Memoriam: Blake Fewster September 3, 1924-January 11, 2017 The St. James Westminster Church community joins family and friends in remembering and celebrating the life, while mourning the loss, of Blake Fewster, who passed away at home on January 11, 2017 in his 93rd year. Blake is lovingly remembered by Jo, his wife of 66 years, and by his children Andrea Manias (Dale), Peter ...
  • Undie Sunday Bonanza St. James Parishioners held one Undie Sunday on Dec. 4, 2016 and filled 3 boxes with new underwear for residents of Mission Services London. Then, on December 13, we in turn gratefully received London’s Jockey Warehouse’s free gift of 190 boxes of surplus ladies’ briefs (and some men’s briefs), with between 20 and 140 items ...
  • Rod Shearing In Memoriam Today, December 19, family, friends, and many fellow St. James Westminster Parishioners gathered to celebrate the life of Roderick (Rod) William Shearing, August 31, 1934 – December 15, 2016.  Rod died suddenly last week just after arriving home from an outing with his wife of 58 years, Sheila (Smith) Shearing. Daughter Janice Mayne (husband Steve and son ...
  • Christmas Chimes Now available The Christmas Chimes is now available, with a message from our Interim Rector, Advent and Christmas Services, and much more!
  • Summer Camp Fun at St. James We had a terrific week of fun, singing, prayer and crafts at our summer day camps in July and August 2016. Recipe for great summer fun: 14 children 4 teen counsellors 8 adult volunteers great church facilities and grounds a nearby swimming pool a hose, buckets, balloons, and a slip-and-slide paints and craft materials songs and stories galore. Mix together and you have St. James ...
  • Campfire Sing-along Welcomed Summer Stephen Holowitz, director of music at St. James, led a band of merrymakers in a charming campfire sing-along on Friday, June 24th on the south lawn of the church. The fire produced a bed of coals, and more than a few oversized marshmallows were roasted to perfection. A truly splendid way to ring in the summer!
  • Youth-Led Service Under the Sun On Sunday, June 19, St. James parishioners braved the heat to enjoy an outdoor youth service and picnic in the church back-yard. The youth did the readings and the prayers of the people, sang solos and duets, and, led by Music Director Steve Holowitz, played in the band along with noted London Trumpeter Paul Stevenson ...