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On Sunday, May 26th, Rev. John Boyd from the ABT Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), was installed as Rector at St. Georges Anglican Church in Kamloops

Bishop Barbara Andrews led the induction service with members of St. George's presenting Pastor John with symbols of the office of Word and Sacrament. 

John's wiife, the Rev. Jane Gingrich from Hills of Peace Lutheran church in Kamloops, and the Dean of the Southern Interior Region, preached a wonderful sermon. Rev. Kathy Martin, Assistant to the ELCIC Bishop for Mission Renewal, brought greetings from the BC Synod.

In the photo Pastor John is next to Bishop Barbara in the centre of the photo. Other Territory of the People clergy from left to right include: The Very Rev Ken Gray, Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, Kamlops, the Rt. Rev Gordon Light, former bishop of the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior, the Rev Canon Sandra Sugden, the Rev Brian Krushel, the Rev Angus Muir, the Rev Martina Duncan, The Rev Jo Ann Hinter, the Rev Isabel Healy Morrow, and the Rev Dan Krausert.

photo and news item courtesy of Jill Gingrich