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Clergy in Motion – June 9

Clergy in Motion, June 9


  • The Rev. Erin Martin has been appointed Acting Regional Dean of Holland Deanery beginning June 15, 2020.
  • The Rev. Dianne Mesh (Saskatoon) has been appointed Interim Priest-in-Charge of Holy Trinity, Trinity Square beginning June 15, 2020.
  • The Rev. Johanna Pak has been appointed Associate Priest of St. Mary Magdalene beginning July 1, 2020.
  • The Rev. Jeffrey Boldt has been appointed Associate Priest of Trinity, Streetsville beginning August 31, 2020.

Vacant Incumbencies

Clergy from outside the diocese with the permission of their bishop may apply through the Diocesan Executive Assistant, Canon Mary Conliffe.

Bishop’s Direct Appointment Process – (receiving names):

Parish Selection Committee Process

First Phase – (not yet receiving names):

  • St. John, York Mills
  • St. Joseph of Nazareth, Bramalea
  • St. Paul on-the-Hill, Pickering

Second Phase – (receiving names via Area Bishop):

  • All Saints, Whitby
  • Grace Church on-the-Hill (Associate Priest)
  • Parish of Lakefield

Third Phase –  (no longer receiving names):

  • St. Thomas, Huron Street
  • Trinity, Streetsville

Ordinations – dates pending

  • The Rev. Michael Perry will be ordained a Priest at St. Peter and St. Simon the Apostle.
  • The Rev. Sherri Golisky will be ordained a Priest at St. Cuthbert, Leaside.
  • The following individuals will be ordained transitional deacons at St. James Cathedral:
  • Andrew Colman
  • Jonathan Galles
  • Gerlyn Henry
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Maria Ling
  • Mr. Robert James Townshend will be ordained a Vocational Deacon at St. Peter (Erindale).
  • Ms. Krista Fry will be ordained a Vocational Deacon at St. Matthias, Bellwoods.

Celebrations of New Ministry – date pending

  • Trent Durham –
  • The Rev. Shelly Pollard – Incumbent of St. Martin, Bay Ridges (Pickering).
  • York-Credit Valley
  • The Rev. Kenute Francis – Priest-in-Charge of St. Hilda, Fairbank.
  • The Rev. Dr. Jason McKinney – Incumbent of Epiphany & St. Mark, Parkdale.
  • The Rev. Roshni Jayawardena – Incumbent of Trinity-St. Paul, Port Credit.
  • The Rev. Mark Regis – Priest-in-Charge of St. Mary and St. Martha.
  • The Rev. Philip Stonhouse – Priest-in-Charge of St. Matthew, Islington.
  • York-Scarborough
  • The Rev. Andrew Kaye – Incumbent of St. Margaret in-the-Pines.
  • York-Simcoe
  • The Rev. Christopher Parsons – Priest-in-Charge of St. Paul, Newmarket.
  • The Rev. Lisa Newland – Incumbent of Christ Church, Stouffville.