Clergy in Motion, August 6
- The Rev. Canon David Luxton has been appointed Honorary Assistant of St. Martin in-the-Fields as of July 23, 2019.
- The Rt. Rev. Victoria Matthews has been appointed Honorary Assistant of St. Martin in-the-Fields as of July 23, 2019.
- The Rev. Vinaya Dumpala has been appointed Community Minister of St. George Memorial Church, Oshawa and Priest-in-Charge of St. Peter, Oshawa as of August 1, 2019.
- The Rev. Canon Kit Greaves has been appointed Incumbent of Christ Memorial Church, Oshawa as of August 1, 2019.
- The Reverend John Turtle has been appointed Incumbent of the Parish of Craighurst and Midhurst as of August 1, 2019.
- The Rev. Ruthanne Ward has been appointed Incumbent of Ascension, Port Perry as of August 1, 2019.
- The Rev. Canon Jim Woolley has been appointed Bishop’s Chaplain to the Retired for York-Credit Valley as of August 1, 2019.
Clergy from outside the diocese with the permission of their bishop may apply through the Diocesan Executive Assistant, Canon Mary Conliffe.
Area Bishop’s Direct Appointment Process
- St. Hilda, Fairbank
Parish Selection Committee Process
First Phase – (not yet receiving names):
- St. Margaret in-the-Pines
- St. Martin, Bay Ridges
- Parish of Lakefield
- Parish of Fenelon Falls
- All Saints, Whitby
- Evangelists, New Tecumseth
- St. Paul, Newmarket
Second Phase – (receiving names via Area Bishop):
- Christ Church, Stouffville
- St. Christopher (Associate Priest)
- St. John, York Mills (Associate Priest)
Third Phase – (no longer receiving names):
Celebrations of New Ministry
- The Rev. Canon Stephen Vail – Dean of Toronto & Rector of St. James Cathedral – September 8, 2019 at 4:30pm. Clergy are invited to vest & process. Please register here!
- The Rev. Dawn Leger – Priest-in-Charge of St. John, West Toronto – September 22, 2019 at 5:00pm.
- The Rev. Jeff Stone – Incumbent of St. Jude, Bramalea North – September 29, 2019 at 4:00pm.
- The Rev. Jacqueline Daley – Priest-in-Charge of St. Margaret, New Toronto – October 27, 2019 at 4:00pm.
- The Rev. Canon Steven Mackison – Incumbent of Redeemer, Bloor St. – September 15, 2019 at 4:00pm.
- York-Simcoe – N/A
The Bishop of Toronto will be absent from the Diocese between July 10th until the end of summer, attending General Synod in Vancouver, taking his vacation, and then participating in an Anglican Communion consultation in the Holy Land. Some of the suffragan and retired bishops will be taking turns as Commissary in his absence. Please contact your Area Bishop’s Office first, then the Diocesan Bishop’s Office, during the summer if you are in need of assistance, and you will be appropriately redirected.
- The Rev. Benjamin Phillips will conclude his ministry at Trinity, Streetsville on August 11th. He will be taking up a new ministry appointment in the Diocese of Carlisle.