Bishop’s Charge to the 145th Session of Synod

When they had come together, the disciples asked Jesus, “Lord is this the time you will restore the kingdom to Israel?” He replied, “It is not for you to know the times or periods that the Father has set by His own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, Judaea and all Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1 (6-8)
"I want to begin by saying what an incredible privilege it has been over these past twelve years to have chaired six regular sessions and one special session of synod in this diocese as your bishop. As I prepare to offer my sixth and final Charge o the 145th session of the Synod of the Diocese of Ontario, my heart is filled with gratitude for the many people among whom I have ministered and worked as we have sought together to advance the Mission of Jesus in this beautiful corner of the world..."