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About The Rev. Jesse Dymond

I'm a priest from the Diocese of Huron, serving as Online Community Coordinator for the Anglican Church of Canada. I have a lifelong interest in computer technology, and continue to pursue interdisciplinary studies in science and theology. I love composing and performing music, cooking, photography, sailing, and riding vintage motorcycles.

Something remarkable just happened

Something remarkable just happened. Last week, nearly 40 of the Anglican Church of Canada’s youngest priests gathered together in Montreal for professional development, networking, and ministry strengthening. Continue reading

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Social Media Sunday: June 29, 2014

Social Media Sunday. It’s a thing. Or at least it could be, this June, in your parish. Continue reading

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I told you never to call me here

“Are you answering work email?” I was. It was about 9:30, and my wife, son and I had just returned home from evening prayer. It been out the door shortly after 5am to prepare for a 7:30 meeting, and a day filled with the usual mix of church and communications. And she called me on it. Continue reading

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Gossip: the Traditional Method of Church Communication?

I found myself asking these questions a number of years ago, after visiting a parishioner that the prayer team reported to have been rushed away in an ambulance just days before. “I was not,” she clarified, annoyed, “and perhaps the gossip team should consider minding its own business.” Continue reading

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The Preacher’s Table is Back!

I’m pleased to say that The Preacher’s Table is back! But this time, we’ll be doing things a little differently… Continue reading

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United in Christ? United in faith? Unionized?

As reported by the London Free Press, “a group of United Church ministers has teamed up with Canada’s largest private-sector union to create Unifaith, the nation’s first union for clergy.” Continue reading

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Worshipping together, from wherever we are

Amazing. Astounding. We were surrounded by the community of believers. And while I do believe the Communion of Saints is always present, yesterday experienced something new: the gift of a community gathered in the here-and-now, despite our limitations. As one colleague said earlier today, “Limitation? What’s that?” Continue reading

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New Life in Christ: Baptism in The Community

We’d like to invite you to join us for a baptism! Because in many ways, The Community is a community of faith, and one our family is connected to, as we explore new ways of building community and supporting one another. Continue reading

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A Moment in Time

I find myself wondering about our desire to cling to everything from ideas to interpretations, language to liturgy, style to song. The Church is no stranger to moments in time. Continue reading

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The Social Media Gospel

“I probably know what you’re thinking,” writes Lutheran pastor @Rev_David, in the introduction to Meredith Gould’s new book, The Social Media Gospel, “…I don’t have time for this.” Continue reading

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