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.

On June 7, 2021, an updated document covering in detail the roles of ordained regional leadership was released for posting. A .PDF of the document, "The Roles of Regional Archdeacons and Regional Deans" is linked here.

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

Dean of the Diocese

The Very Reverend Chris Pappas
  • Dean of the Diocese of New Westminster and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral

Archdeacons with Diocesan Roles

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The Venerable Peggy Trendell-Jensen
  • Archdeacon for Deacons; Deacon at St. Clement, Lynn Valley


The Venerable Kevin Hunt
  • Archdeacon of Burrard; Rector of St. James
The Venerable Stephen Muir
  • Archdeacon of Capilano; Rector of St. Agnes, North Vancouver
The Venerable Luisito Engnan
  • Archdeacon of Fraser; Vicar of St, Michael's and Christ the Redeemer, Surrey
The Venerable Stephanie Shepard
  • Archdeacon of Granville/Priest in Charge, St. Francis, Caulfeild
The Venerable Richard Leggett
  • Archdeacon of Westminster/Vicar of Holy Trinity Cathedral
The Venerable Kelly Duncan
  • Archdeacon of Lougheed; Rector of St. George, Fort Langley

Regional Deans

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The Rev. Wilmer Toyoken
  • Regional Dean of KIngsway; Rector of St Michael's, Broadway
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The Rev. Patrick Blaney
  • Regional Dean of North Vancouver; Rector of St. John's, North Vancouver
The Rev. Marion Wong
  • Regional Dean of Oakridge; Vicar of St. Titus, Oakridge
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The Rev. Stephen Rowe
  • Regional Dean of Peace Arch; Rector of Epiphany, Surrey
The Rev. Paul Woehrle
  • Regional Dean of Richmond/Delta; Rector of St. Cuthbert Delta
The Rev. Greg Jenkins
  • Regional Dean of Royal City/South Burnaby; Rector of St. Alban's Burnaby
The Rev. Cameron Gutjahr
  • Regional Dean of Sea to Sky; Rector of St. John's, Squamish
The Rev. Eric Mason
  • Regional Dean of Tri-Cities/North Burnaby; Rector of St. Laurence, Coquitlam
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The Rev. Paul Bowie
  • Regional Dean of Yale; Rector of All Saints, Mission
The Rev. Laurel Dahill
  • Regional Dean of Golden Ears; Vicar of St. John the Divine, Maple Ridge
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The Reverend Lorne Manweiler
  • Regional Dean of Granville, Rector of St. Philip, Dunbar