The Right Reverend Jenny Andison is a Bishop Suffragan in the Diocese of Toronto and Area Bishop of York-Credit Valley.
Born in England and having lived in Pakistan, India, Singapore, and Japan, Bishop Jenny holds an Hons. BA from Queen’s University (1994) and received her Master of Divinity from Wycliffe College, University of Toronto in 1997. She was ordained to the priesthood in 1998 and has served in the Diocese of Toronto as Incumbent of St. Clement, Eglinton (2013-2016), the Archbishop’s Officer for Mission (2010-2013), and Associate Priest for Church Development, St. Paul Bloor Street (2006-2013). She has also served in parishes in the Diocese of London (UK), the Diocese of Tokyo, and the Diocese of Ontario. Bishop Jenny lives in Toronto with her husband and their three daughters.
Meet Bishop Jenny
The York-Credit Valley Episcopal Area covers the southwestern part of the Diocese of Toronto and comprises more than 50 different parishes and ministries, organized into four deaneries. The oldest parish is St. Peter, Erindale, dating back to 1825, and the newest congregation is St. Mary and St. Martha, formed of the amalgamated churches of the Advent; Good Shepherd, Mount Dennis; St. John, Weston; and St. David, Lawrence Avenue, in 2015. In addition to English, services in this diverse and multicultural area are held in Cantonese, Mandarin, Punjabi, Malayalam, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. There are also Sudanese, Kenyan, Igbo, and Ghanaian congregations.
Deaneries & Regional Deans:
Etobicoke-Humber: the Rev. Mark Gladding
Mississauga: the Rev. Canon Paul J. Walker
North Peel: the Rev. David Bryant
Parkdale West Toronto: the Rev. Canon Philip Hobson, OGS
Bishop’s Office Contact Details:
135 Adelaide St. E.
Toronto, ON M5C 1L8
Phone: 416-363-6021 ext. 223 (1-800-668-8932)
Bishop’s Email: email@example.com
Bishop’s Assistant: Arleane Ralph
Office hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
YCV Liturgical Consultant: the Rev. Canon Philip Hobson, OGS
Assistant Liturgical Consultants:
The Rev. Michelle Childs-Ward
The Rev. Paul J. Walker
YCV Chaplain to Retired Clergy: the Rev. Canon David Luxton
(please contact via the Bishop’s Office)
YCV Youth Ministry Coordinator: Rosemary MacAdam
Youth Ministry Page