People In The News

Appointment (Dr. Leonel Abaroa-Bolona)

Posted: September 21, 2018

The Reverend Dr. Leonel Abaroa-Bolona submitted his resignation from St.John the Evangelist, Hamilton and Church of the Ascension, Hamilton, effective August 31.  Dr. Abaroa-Balona has accepted the positon of Pastoral Associate at St.Luke's, Burlington, which began September 1. 

Appointment (Ms. Sarah Bird)

Posted: September 20, 2018

Sarah Bird has acceped the position of Diocesan Program Consultant, Children, Youth and Family Ministry, effective October 15.  

Appointment (Secretary of Synod)

Posted: September 12, 2018

Synod Council has appointed the Reverend Canon Bill Mous to serve as Secretary of Synod, effective January 1, 2019. In his full-time ministry role, Canon Mous will oversee governance, property and communications related matters for the diocese, under the direction of the Bishop and the synod council.

Resignation (Canon Robert Hurkmans)

Posted: September 4, 2018

Canon Robert Hurkmans has submitted his resignation as Rector of St.James and St.Brendan's, Port Colborne, effective October 31. Canon Hurkmans has accepted the position as Director of Witness, at St.Paul's, Bloor Street, in the Diocese of Toronto, beginning November 1.  

Appointment (The Reverend Jon Forbes)

Posted: August 27, 2018

The Reverend Jon Forbes, from the Diocese of Huron, has accepted the position of Pastoral Associate at St.Christopher's Church, Burlington, effective November 1. 

Retirement (Canon Marni Nancekivell)

Posted: August 20, 2018

The Reverend Canon Marni Nancekivell has announced her intention to retire from her diocesan appointments and employment effective March 31, 2019 and to resign her responsibilities as Secretary of Synod (with responsibility for diocesan properties) effective December 31, 2018. From January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019, Canon Nancekivell will focus her energy on the roles of Director of Safe Church and Volunteer Management and Screening on a full-time basis. 

We give thanks for Canon Nancekivell’s three decades of ministry and offer our prayers as she transitions towards retirement.

Contract Concluded (Lisa Di Veto)

Posted: July 12, 2018

The Bishop has decided to conclude, effective September 30, our legacy giving and fund development contract with Lisa Di Veto as part of a reimagining of this area of ministry. We have appreciated Lisa’s substantial efforts over the past three years to strengthen our parish ministries and wish her well going forward.