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Clergy in Motion – October 31

Clergy in Motion, 31 October


  • The Rev. Frances Kovar has been appointed Interim Priest-in-Charge of Christ the King as of October 30, 2017, while the Incumbent is on medical leave.
  • The Rev. Susan Climo has been appointed Regional Dean of Mississauga Deanery beginning January 1, 2018.


Vacant Incumbencies

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

First Phase – Parish Selection Committee in Formation (not yet receiving names):

  • St. John, Bowmanville
  • Parish of Churchill and Cookstown
  • St. Andrew, Scarborough

Second Phase – Parish Selection Committee (receiving names via Area Bishop):

  • Parish of Bobcaygeon, Dunsford & Burnt River (Trent Durham)

Third Phase – Parish Selection Committee Interviewing (no longer receiving names):

  • Christ Church, Bolton



  • Ms. Nancy Glover will be ordained a Deacon at St. James Church, Sutton in the parish of Georgina on Sunday November 26, 2017 at 4:00pm.
  • Mr. Thomas Lapp will be ordained a Deacon at St. John, Craighurst on Sunday December 3, 2017 at 3:00pm.


Celebrations of New Ministry

  • Trent Durham – N/A
  • York-Credit Valley
    • The Rev. Andrew MacDonald – Priest-in-Charge of St. Luke (Dixie South) –November 5, 2017 at 4pm.
    • The Rev. David Smith – Incumbent of Christ Church St. James – November 19, 2017 at 4pm.
    • The Rev. Michael Stuchbery – Incumbent of St. Philip, Etobicoke – January 28, 2018 at 4pm.
  • York-Scarborough
    • The Rev. Dan Cranley – Priest-in-Charge of Transfiguration – November 5, 2017 at 5pm.
  • York-Simcoe
    • The Rev. Matthew McMillan – Priest-in-Charge of St. Mary, Richmond Hill – November 5, 2017 at 4:30pm.
    • The Rev. Canon John Anderson – Incumbent of St. James, Orillia – November 12, 2017 at 4:30pm.