Provincial and General Synod Membership

PROVINCIAL SYNOD

The following people were elected at Synod in November 2017 to represent the Diocese of Toronto at Provincial Synod in October 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Bishops

  • The Most Rev. Colin Johnson, Diocesan Bishop
  • The Rt. Rev. Peter Fenty, Area Bishop of York-Simcoe
  • The Rt. Rev. Riscylla Shaw, Area Bishop of Trent-Durham
  • The Rt. Rev. Kevin Robertson, Area Bishop of York-Scarborough
  • The Rt. Rev. Jenny Andison, Area Bishop of York-Credit Valley

 Chancellor

  • Canon Clare Burns, St. Paul, Bloor Street

Youth Member

  • Mx. Lyds Keesmaat-Walsh, St. James, Fenelon Falls

Substitute

  • Mr. Stephen Warner, St. Peter, Erindale

Clerical Members in alphabetical order:

  • The Rev. Canon Douglas Graydon, St. Andrew by-the-Lake
  • The Rev. Canon David Harrison, St. Mary Magdalene
  • The Rev. Karen Hatch, St. Margaret in-the-Pines
  • The Rev. Jeff Potter, St. Stephen, Maple

Substitutes in the following order:

  • The Rev. Canon Joan Cavanaugh-Clark, Parish of Minden-Kinmount
  • The Rev. Brad Smith, St. John the Evangelist, Peterborough
  • The Rev. Canon Jacqueline Boutheon, Christ Church, Scarborough
  • The Rev. Canon Mark Kinghan, St. Paul, Uxbridge

Lay Members in alphabetical order:

  • Mr. Lawrence (Larry) Barker, St. Luke, Burnt River
  • Ms. Jean Glionna, Holy Trinity, Thornhill
  • Ms. Susan Schuschu, St. John, East Orangeville
  • Ms. Laura Walton, Holy Trinity, Clearview

Substitute

  • Mr. James Beckwith, St. Peter, Erindale

GENERAL SYNOD

The following clerical and lay members were elected at Synod in November 2015 and represented the Diocese of Toronto at General Synod in July 2016.  The next General Synod meeting will be held in 2019.

Bishops:

  • The Most Rev. Colin R. Johnson, Diocesan Bishop
  • The Rt. Rev. Peter DeC. Fenty, Area Bishop of York-Simcoe
  • The Rt. Rev. M. Philip Poole, Area Bishop of York-Credit Valley
  • The Rt. Rev. Linda C. Nicholls, Area Bishop of Trent-Durham
  • The Rt. Rev. Patrick T. Yu, Area Bishop of York-Scarborough

Youth Member:

  • Mr. Stephen Warner, St. Peter (Erindale)

Clergy:

  • The Rev. Riscylla Walsh Shaw, Christ Church Bolton
  • The Rev. Canon Jenny Andison, St. Clement, Elginton
  • The Rev. Canon Susan Bell, St. Martin in-the-Fields/Canon Missioner
  • The Rev. Canon Douglas Graydon, St. John, West Toronto
  • The Rev. Canon David Harrison, St. Mary Magdalene
  • The Rev. Canon Mark Kinghan, St. George on Yonge
  • The Rev. Canon Heather McCance, St. Andrew, Scarborough
  • The Rev. Canon Kevin Robertson, Christ Church, Deer Park

Substitutes, in the following order:

  • The Rev. David Giffen,Transfiguration
  • The Rev. Canon Dr. Barry Parker, St. Paul, Bloor St.
  • The Rev. Susan Spicer, Parish of Fenelon Falls
  • The Rev. Sherman Hesselgrave, Holy Trinity, Trinity Square
  • The Rev. Jordan Wellington, St. John, Willowdale
  • The Rev. Timothy Haughton, Trinity East
  • The Rev. Keith Joyce, St. Paul, Brighton

Laity:

  • Mr. Lawrence Barker, St. Luke, Burnt River
  • Mr. Chris Ambidge ODT, Redeemer, Bloor St.
  • Mr. Matt Koovisk, St. Mary, Richmond Hill
  • Mr. Kennedy Marshall, Epiphany and St. Mark, Parkdale
  • Mr. Israel Newell ODT, Trinity East
  • Mr. Ryan Ramsden, Grace Church in Scarborough
  • Ms. Marion Thompson, St. Peter, Oshawa
  • Ms. Laura Walton, Christ Church, Batteau

Substitute:

  • Mr. Peter Bennett, Redeemer, Bloor St.

For more information, please contact Pamela Boisvert, Secretary of Synod, 416-363-6021 ext. 231 (800-668-8932).