The Right Reverend Jenny Andison is a Bishop Suffragan in the Diocese of Toronto and Area Bishop of York-Credit Valley.
Bishop Jenny was born in England and has lived in Pakistan, India, Singapore, and Japan. She earned an Hons. BA from Queen’s University in 1994 and received her Master of Divinity from the University of Toronto in 1997. In 2017, Wycliffe College honoured the Bishop with a Doctorate of Divinity (honoris causa).
Bishop Jenny 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. She was elected in September 2016 and consecrated on January 7, 2017. 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. Stephen Blackmore
Mississauga: the Rev. Susan Climo
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Consultant:
the Rev. Michelle Childs-Ward
YCV Social Justice Officer: the Rev. Don Beyers
YCV Youth Ministry Coordinator: Alexandra McIntosh
Youth Ministry Page
YCV Chaplain to Retired Clergy: the Rev. Canon David Luxton
Please contact via the Bishop’s Office.