I cannot leave them – Rev. Canon June Hough, July 14, 2019

The results of the vote in the Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada on July 12, 2019, on a new Marriage Canon that would permit same-sex marriages. Passage required a two-thirds majority in each of the three houses — laity, clergy, and bishops — at the Synod.

This is June’s response to the result, which saddened and even angered many at Church of the Ascension.

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Pride goeth before a healing – Rev. Canon June Hough, July 7, 2019

By Ralf Steinberger from Northern Italy and Berlin Creative Commons 2.0, (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=57180018)

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All in! (The stone soup story) – Rev. Canon June Hough, June 30, 2019

Mock can of Campbell's condensed stone soup

Theresa Thompson/Flickr

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Jesus stirs the pot – Rev. Canon June Hough, June 23, 2019

Roger Smith/Flickr

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What God looks like – Rev. Jim Garey, June 16, 2019

Child's drawing of God: "God is a superhero for the world."

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Voice is power/Sent into the world – June 9, 2019

There are two parts to this:

  • Rev. Canon June Hough on the Pentecost, the day the Holy Spirit came to the church
  • Linda Braley and Christine Brush, Ascension lay delegates to the Synod (parliament) of the Diocese of Huron, report on Synod

At this year’s Synod, Bishop of Huron Diocese Linda Nicholls greets three speakers on the church’s past, present and future: Bishop Marinez Bassatto of Huron’s current companion Diocese of Amazonia in Brazil, Huron’s founding Bishop Benjamin Cronyn (Rev. Canon Nick Wells), and Rev. Steve Martin who ministers to 300 people who won’t attend regular church. (Diocese of Huron photo)

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Fantastic tales and where to find them – Rev. Canon June Hough, June 2, 2019

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Strangest healing story ever – Rev. Canon June Hough, May 26, 2019


Woman looking puzzled

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All you need is love – Rev. Canon June Hough, May 19, 2019

Emmanuel Huybrechts/Flickr

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Called by name – Rev. Canon June Hough, May 12, 2019 (Mother’s Day)

Woman tending sheep

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