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Rod Ellis

Profile Updated: May 20, 2018
Residing In:
Victoria, BC Canada
Spouse/Partner:
Lynne
Occupation:
Retired Rector/ Senior Pastor and now Assisting Pastor at Large.
Children:
Jonathan b.1979, Davina b.1982, Lisa b.1986
Grandchildren: Five
Comments:

Dropped out of university, set off to hitchhike around the world, turned out further than expected and went as far as Zimbabwe, Johannesburg spiritual conversion.
Education: Back to University of Natal, part time while working, BA
Theology & Pastoral Studies - St. John's College, University of Nottingham, UK, Doctor of Ministry - Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, USA
Family: Married Lynne 1972, we raised 3 children, officiated marriage services for all, enjoying grandchildren
Ordination: 1977, ministry at churches in Durban and Cape Town
Emigrated to Canada 1993
Rector: Church of Our Lord, Victoria, BC, September 1997 - August 31, 2017.
Lots of travel, including mission trips e.g. Malawi, Cuba

School Story:

Post school late bloomer, school years were not the greatest memories

Which teacher made the greatest impact on you in your time at DHS, and why do you say this?

Rialton Loero, encouraged my enjoyment of English literature, Andre Le Roux demonstrated such a methodical lecture style and gave me an appreciation of history.

Do you still see/talk to/hang out with any classmates? Who?

Graham Morrison, and Mike Bolstridge

How do you relax?

Played squash until recently when my joints started to complain.
Swim lengths and work out, travel, enjoy grandchildren.

What are some of your favourite inspirational verses or quotes?

The Bible e.g. "Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith" - Hebrews 12:2

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Posted on: Jul 31, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Happy Birthday Graham! Good to see you again last year, but now seems ages ago.

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Happy Birthday Jonnie!

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Posted on: Oct 31, 2016 at 6:37 PM

Happy Birthday Lionel. Good to see you earlier this year in your beautiful Midlands village. The Mooi River farm/hotel whose name we were trying to remember, was Hartford House, but I believe it has had a name change. Say hi to Wayne and Diane.

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Posted on: Jun 27, 2016 at 9:23 PM

Happy Birthday Mike, Great to see you in SA in April. It sounds like you all had a great reunion.

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Thank you for your birthday greeting Graham. We look forward to seeing you in Durban.

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