General and Provincial Synod Membership

GENERAL SYNOD

The 42nd General Synod was held in July 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Learn more.

The following people represented the Diocese of Toronto:

Bishops

  • The Rt. Rev. Andrew Asbil (Bishop of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Peter Fenty (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Riscylla Shaw (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Kevin Robertson (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Jenny Andison (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)

Youth Member

  • Lyds Keesmaat-Walsh (Church of the Redeemer, Bloor St)

Clerical Members, in alphabetical order

  • The Rev. Julia Burn (Church of the Resurrection)
  • The Rev. Canon Philip Der (St. Christopher)
  • The Rev. Dr. Alison Falby (All Saints, Sherbourne Street)
  • The Rev. Molly Finlay (Christ Church, Deer Park)
  • The Rev. Canon David Harrison (St. Mary Magdalene)
  • The Rev. Canon Janet Read-Hockin (St. Nicholas, Birch Cliff)
  • The Rev. Mark Regis (St. Paul, Bloor St.)
  • The Rev. Canon Nicola Skinner (Grace Church, Markham)

Lay Members, in alphabetical order

  • Chris Ambidge, ODT (Church of Redeemer, Bloor St.)
  • Joyce Badley, ODT (St. George by the Grange)
  • Leslie Hajdu, ODT (St. George, Pickering Village)
  • Ryan Ramsden (Grace Church in Scarborough)
  • Marion Thompson (St. Mark, Port Hope)
  • Mary Walsh, ODT (St. John the Baptist, Oak Ridges)
  • Laura Walton, ODT (Holy Trinity, Clearview)
  • Christian (Kit) Woods (St. James the Apostle, Sharon)

General Synod meets every three years. The next General Synod will be held in 2022.

PROVINCIAL SYNOD

Provincial Synod was held in October 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario.

The following people represented the Diocese of Toronto.

Bishops

  • The Most Rev. Colin Johnson (Bishop of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Andrew Asbil (Bishop Coadjutor of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Peter Fenty (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Riscylla Shaw (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Kevin Robertson (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)
  • The Rt. Rev. Jenny Andison (Bishop Suffragan of Toronto)

 Chancellor

  • Canon Clare Burns (St. Paul, Bloor Street)

Youth Member

  • Courtney Bolak (St. John, Craighurst)

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)

Lay Members in alphabetical order:

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

Provincial Synod meets every three years. The next Provincial Synod will be held in 2021.

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