View all tags

Clergy News Around the Diocese, January 2016

On December 29, 2015, the Rev. John Marsh, Rector of St George/St. Mark, Vancouver, suffered a stroke while visiting Waterloo, ON. John's wife, the Rev. Paulina Lee, Rector of St. Chad's, was with him. The stroke... Read More

Clergy News September 2016

The Reverend Brian Heinrich long time pastor of Lutheran Urban Ministries and more recently on the clergy staff of Christ Church Cathedral will began as Vicar of St Bartholomew and St Aidan, Gibsons on October 1.... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese - October, 2016

Bishop Melissa Skelton has appointed the Reverend Helen Tervo as Interim Priest-in-Charge of St Andrew, Langley beginning on November 1 and the Reverend  Roberta Fraser as Interim Priest-in-Charge of St Alban the... Read More

UPDATE! Clergy News Around the Diocese December 2016

It was announced on Sunday, December 18, Advent IV that the Reverend Canon Kevin Hunt who arrived from England 20 months ago to serve as interim priest in charge at St. James' has been appointed rector of that... Read More

UPDATE - Clergy News Around the Diocese Christmas 2016

The Reverend Shirley Stockdill who had announced her retirement prior to completing her ministry posting as interim priest in charge at All Saints’, Burnaby in July of 2016 has been appointed interim priest in... Read More

News About Deacons Around the Diocese

Several deacons are moving into new roles in the diocese:   The Reverend Chris Magrega has left Holy Trinity Cathedral in New Westminster and is in the process of taking up residence as deacon at St. Augustine,... Read More

Clergy News for the First Week of April 2017

Bishop Skelton has appointed the Reverend Tim Dutcher Walls 1/2 time priest-in-charge of St. David's, Delta located in Tsawwassen. Pastor Tim will begin his ministry June 1, 2017, the day after the Reverend Denise... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese - May 2017

APPLICANTS, POSTULANTS, ORDINANDS There are four applicants who have just been to the Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination (ACPO) and who have now been made postulants to the priesthood by Bishop... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese September 2017

DIRECTOR FOR MISSION AND MINISTRY DEVELOPMENT The Bishop has appointed the Reverend Tellison Glover, D Min, as Director of Mission and Ministry Development for the Diocese effective January 16, 2018. Father Glover... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese October 2017

Congratulations and welcome to Lucille Dawn Vickers, the first grand-baby for Sally and the Reverend Brian Vickers. The Reverend Denise Doerksen has been 'called' by Peace Lutheran Church, Abbotsford (2029 Ware... Read More

Clergy and Staff News Around the Diocese

Caitlin Reilley Beck, Diocesan Missioner for Children, Youth and Families, has resigned her position effective December 31, 2017. Caitlin began her position with the Diocese on December 1, 2014. She will continue to... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese January 2018

God-willing, Vivian Seegers will be ordered to the transitional diaconate on Sunday, January 21 at St John, Shaughnessy at 7pm. The liturgical colour is red. The preacher will be the Reverend Emilie Smith, rector of... Read More

Clergy News - Early February 2018

The Bishop has appointed the Reverend Dr Bryan Rivers as interim Anglican Chaplain to VGH effective February 5, 2018. Bryan retired as a professor from the University of St Boniface College, Winnipeg and a priest in... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese April 2018

The Bishop has appointed the Reverend Laurel Dahill as Vicar of St. John the Divine, Maple Ridge effective July 1. Laurel comes to us from the Diocese of Michigan - St Mary's in-the-Hills, Lake Orion. Her Induction... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese for Early May 2018

On Sunday, April 29 it was announced at St. Catherine’s, Capilano and at St. Agnes, North Vancouver that Bishop Skelton in agreement with the canonical committee has appointed the Reverend Sharon Smith, Vicar of St.... Read More

Reverend Richard Leggett Appointed to Holy Trinity Cathedral

It was announced at both parishes on Sunday, May 13, 2018 that the Reverend Dr. Richard Leggett, rector of St. Faith’s in southwest Vancouver and regional dean of the Granville Deanery will be leaving his ministry... Read More

Clergy News Around the Diocese for Mid-July 2018

The Reverend Stephanie Shepard has been appointed Interim Priest-in-Charge of St Faith, Vancouver effective August 16. Stephanie will complete her current appointment as Interim Priest-in-Charge of St John the... Read More