Commencement Service for the Reverend Robert Happer as Rector of St John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Gordon. Livestream via Facebook:
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After leaving the Royal Australian Air Force to take up ministry, Fr. Robert was ordained in the Diocese of Gippsland in 1993, having graduated from Ridley College in Melbourne the year before. He has served as an Assistant in the parishes of Warragul, Bairnsdale, Sale (Cathedral) and has been the Rector of the parishes of Westernport (Gippsland Diocese), Minto (Sydney Diocese) and Traralgon (Gippsland Diocese). He has most recently been Rector of St. Paul’s, Wahroonga since 2009. He is married to Melinda and they have three adult sons.
In our prayers, we could be well guided by Fr. Robert’s favourite biblical passage from Thessalonians (Chapter 5, verses 16-18):
“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”