Regional Guides

Regional Guides

To assist the bishop with pastoral care and administration, dioceses are divided into smaller regional groupings known as Archdeaconries and Regional Deaneries, under the leadership of an Archdeacon and Regional Dean, respectively. In the Diocese of New Westminster, there are six Archdeaconries and eleven Regional Deaneries.

Click on the interactive map below to explore the parishes of the Diocese of New Westminster and their regional groupings:

Dean of the Diocese and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral

  • Peter Elliott
    • The Very Reverend Peter Elliott, DD
    • Email

There are two Archdeacons with a diocesan-wide role:

  • Douglas Fenton

    Executive Archdeacon

    • The Venerable Douglas Fenton, DD
    • Email
  • Bruce Morris

    Archdeacon for Deacons

    • The Venerable Bruce Morris
    • Email



The Diocese consists of the following 6 Archdeaconries:

  • John Stephens


    • The Venerable John Stephens
    • Email
  • Philippa Segrave Pride


    • The Venerable Philippa Segrave-Pride
    • Email
  • Karen Urquhart


    • The Venerable Karen Urquhart
    • Email
  • Stephen Rowe


    • The Venerable Stephen Rowe
    • Email
  • Stephen Muir


    • The Reverend Stephen Muir
    • Email
  • Elizabeth Northcott


    • The Venerable Elizabeth Northcott
    • Email



Regional Deaneries

The Diocese consists of the following Regional Deaneries :

In Burrard Archdeaconry

  • Heidi Brear


    • The Reverend Heidi Brear
    • Email



In Vancouver Archdeaconry

  • Richard Leggett


    • The Reverend Dr. Richard Leggett
    • Email
  • Christine Rowe

    Point Grey

    • The Reverend Christine Rowe
    • Email



In Westminster Archdeaconry

  • Brian Vickers


    • The Reverend Brian Vickers
    • Email
  • Gordon Barrett

    Royal City/South Burnaby

    • The Reverend Captain Deacon Gordon Barrett
    • Email



In Capilano Archdeaconry

  • Patrick Blaney

    North Vancouver

    • The Reverend Patrick Blaney
    • Email
  • Clarence Li

    Sea to Sky

    • The Reverend Clarence Li
    • Email



In Fraser Archdeaconry

  • Allan Carson


    • The Reverend Allan Carson
    • Email
  • Craig Tanksley

    Peace Arch

    • The Reverend Craig Tanksley
    • Email



In Lougheed Archdeaconry

  • Paul Bowie

    Golden Ears

    • The Reverend Paul Bowie
    • Email
  • Stephanie Shepard

    Tri-Cities/North Burnaby

    • The Reverend Stephanie Shepard
    • Email