Bishop Melissa Skelton has appointed the Reverend Deacon Gordon Barrett as the next Regional Dean of Royal City/South Burnaby. Currently licensed to All Saints', Burnaby, Gordon is the first deacon to serve as a regional dean. He succeeds the Reverend Faun Harriman who will begin as Vicar of St David/St Paul, Powell River on September 1st.
Sandra Stevenson, Administrative Assistant at the Synod Office, following six years of dedicated service, decided to take a job closer to home, thereby making her commute from northwest West Vancouver much less onerous. Sandra's last day at the Synod Office was Tuesday, July 13th. Until there is a new person selected to step into the various tasks that Sandra managed please contact: Diocesan Controller, Shailene Caparas, 604.684.6306, ext 214 for matters concerning Pre-Authorized Donations (PAD) and diocesan charitable receipts; Business Administrator, Rob Dickson, 604.684.6306, ext 215 for most other matters.
There will be three Inductions/Celebrations of New Ministry taking place in the diocese this late summer/early fall: