The Rev. Jonathan Turtle
Father Jonathan was ordained to Holy Orders on May 3rd, 2015 and served his Assistant Curacy at St. Mary and St. Martha's. He is now serving as the Priest-in-Charge in the Parish of Midhurst and Craighurst.
“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever.” (John 14:16) I. The Christian life is challenging. For many reasons. It is not easy to follow Jesus in loving obedience. It is certainly not easy to trust in his promises being that we are 2,000+ years removed from his “earthly” life. Indeed, have you ever like me thought to yourself, “Things would be so much easier if we’d have been there when Jesus was around. Or, if he was here present with us like … [Read more...]
“The sheep follow [the shepherd] because they know his voice. They will not follow a stranger, but they will run from him because they do not know the voice of strangers,” (John 10:4-5). As a parent of young children I spend a fair amount of time at the park. My favourite park is about one kilometre from our house and on a beautiful sunny day the girls will hop on their scooters and off we go. This park in particular is in a part of city that has a lot of young families so you can count on the … [Read more...]