The bishop has appointed the Reverend David Taylor as Co-Chair of the Ecumenical/Mulit-faith Unit effective August 24. David brings a fresh perspective to this work especially in our relations to the evangelical and free church expressions of the Christian faith.
The Venerable Stephanie Shepard has been appointed Assistant Priest-in-Charge of St. Francis-in-the-Wood effective September 1 and on the retirement of the Reverend Angus Stuart on September 30, Archdeacon Shepard will become the interim priest-in-charge.
The bishop has appointed the Reverend Clare Morgan as 1/2 time Assistant to the Rector at Christ Church Cathedral effective October 1. In addition to pastoral duties, Rev. Morgan will be primarily responsible for the St. Brigid congregation. Clare will conclude her time as Chaplain to St. Jude Anglican Home to begin her appointment at the Cathedral.
The Reverend Lorne Manweiler has been appointed Rector of St Philip, Dunbar effective October 1. Rev. Manweiler comes to our diocese from the Diocese of Edmonton. Lorne will succeed the Reverend Stuart Hallam as rector.
The Reverend Michael Forshaw died on Friday, August 27 while in hospice care. Rev. Forshaw, sometime priest of the Anglican Church of Canada and having assisted in several parishes in the diocese, had returned to the Roman Catholic Church as a priest, Rest eternal grant unto him, O Lord.