On October 3, 2021, the Feast of St. Francis (transferred), Bishop John Stephens made his first episcopal visit to St. Philip, Dunbar, the parish where he was rector for almost 15 years. The bishop concluded his ministry there as incumbent in the spring of 2016.
This was also the first Sunday morning for the parish's new rector, the Reverend Lorne Manweiler
The sermon was sourced from the parish's Facebook livestream.
Photo for the thumbnail title by Derek Simpkins
- Episcopal Blessing
- Bishop John with his mum, Thelma who was visiting from her home in Ireland
- The new Rector, Lorne Manweiler and Bishop John
Photos Derek Simpkins