Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Over-The-Hill produces Anglican Bishop

Retired Anglican Bishop Gilbert A. Thompson

 By Hadassah Deleveaux (née Hall)

“Going to St. Agnes is like going home.”

These were the words of Retired Anglican Bishop, Gilbert Arthur Thompson, as we recently chatted and the topic of his beloved place of worship arose.

St. Agnes Anglican Church located in Grants Town has been around since the 1840s. Not too far from historic Government House and the Southern Recreation Grounds on Blue Hill Road, it remains unpainted, retaining its medieval appearance and a certain aura. Moreover, it is a fixture within the historically rich, over-the-hill community, having been the sacred grounds which many locals received the Christian teachings that have served to mold them.  Read more >>