Upon his graduation from Huron University-Western with a B.A and M.Div, he was ordained as deacon and priest in the Diocese of Huron. He served as an assistant curate at the Church of Ascension in Windsor. He was appointed as rector of St. Hilda's & St, Luke's in St. Thomas, ON , Under his leadership these churches were amalgamated. Later he was appointed to St Michael and All Angels as rector and continues to serve the community. He was made Archdeacon for the London Deanery in 2013.
Our dedicated choir (Director: John Robertson) is made up of all ages and sings SATB choral music on a regular basis. The choir rehearses each Thursday from 6:30 pm until 8 pm, and provides musical support to the Sunday liturgy and other special services throughout the year . Aside from the Sunday services, the choir endeavors to offer two to three concerts a year which most often is in front of a full audience.
Our Sunday school meets each Sunday from September to June during the 10:30 service. The kids range in age from 3 to 14. Each week we have a story, discussion time, and a craft or activity, enabling the children to learn about following Christ, while having fun. During special services, like Easter, we worship alongside our families. The kids lead the parish in 2 outreach projects annually, showing them that they can make a difference in the lives of others.
We welcome the opportunity to learn and grow with our youngsters.
Don Irvine was born in Vancouver, BC and migrated to Ontario to pursue graduate education at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Waterloo. He was ordered an Anglican Priest in 1963 and served the Diocese of Huron in parishes in Windsor and Waterloo. Later, he was appointed to the faculty of Huron University College as Professor of philosophy and later as Dean of The Faculty of Theology, He retired and served as honorary assistant at Christ Church, London, and later at St Michael and All Angels.
Bishop Bob Bennett is now an honorary assistant for St. Michael's having retired as the Bishop of Huron.
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