St. John's Ida 2020 Lenten Series


The Passion of the Christ:

Four Perspectives

March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd


Potluck Supper to follow


March 1st: “An Inglorious Majesty: Matthew 21:1-13”

The Right Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews is the Principal of Wycliffe College. Stephen has served as the former President of Thorneloe University in Sudbury, and as Bishop of the Diocese of Algoma. Stephen and his wife, Fawna, a psychotherapist, have two children. He also enjoys birdwatching, travelling and woodworking.


March 8th: "The Secret of the Cross: Christ's Passion in Mark's Gospel"

Michael Brain is a PhD Candidate at Wycliffe College (University of Toronto), specializing in systematic theology. He is also a course instructor at Tyndale Seminary. Originally from the Niagara region, Michael now resides in downtown Toronto.


March 15th: “Before the Cross: John 18:1—19:42”

The Rev. Dr. Peter Robinson received his PhD from Kings College London, U.K. In addition to his service to the Diocese of Toronto he is interested in supporting the teaching ministry of the local parish. His undergraduate degree is in Agriculture (Guelph) and has a deep appreciation for those who work the land.


March 22nd: “An Awe-filled Scene: Luke”

The Rev. Dr. Ron Kydd was born in Moosomin, Saskatchewan. He is now Emeritus Professor of Christian History at Tyndale Seminary. Retirement lets him welcome speaking engagements and pursue his research on Early Christian History in China. He is, of course, the father of The Rev. Matt Kydd, Honourary Assistant in the Parish of Ida and Omemee.

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