And the people rejoiced!
This article was published on Mat 17, 2019.
St Michael and All Angels Cathedral in Kelowna was packed to the rafters on Thursday evening as our new Bishop, the Right Rev’d Lynne McNaughton, followed the ancient tradition of approaching the doors and knocking three times. The people inside shouted their enthusiastic support for Bishop Lynne, and she was fully installed. Earlier, the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Fred Hiltz, said of the installation of Bishop Lynne that the people of the Diocese of Kootenay (which includes the Sorrento Centre) are rejoicing, the people of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC and Yukon are rejoicing, and the people across the Anglican Church of Canada are rejoicing with our new Bishop (in their first year in office, Bishops are affectionately referred to as “baby Bishops”).
Here at the Sorrento Centre, we are exceedingly proud of our deep roots in the Anglican tradition even as we embrace a generosity of welcome that is ecumenical, inter-faith and anxious to engage with our neighbours locally, nationally and internationally. One of our core values is “belonging” and we seek to express that every day by living deeply into the words “the Sorrento Centre is a gathering place for all”. We are excited to walk forward with our new Bishop Lynne with a shared commitment to a warm and inclusive welcome to all…