The Rev. Michael Batten, on the recommendation of the canonical committee, has been appointed by the Very Rev. Peter Elliott, Diocesan Administrator, as Incumbent of St Thomas, Vancouver effective 1 March 2014. Michael will succeed the Rev. Margaret Marquardt.St Helen’s, Surrey advertised for a second time as they search for a new incumbent. The Rev. Roberta Fraser will continue as their temporary Priest-in-Charge in the interregnum.
The Wardens of All Saints’, Agassiz requested that the Rev. Dave Price be extended as their Vicar for another year and Dean Elliott as Diocesan Administrator has granted their request.The Rev. John Sovereign, Rector of St Thomas’, Chilliwack, with the affirmation of a Special Vestry, has been granted a one year extension.
On the advice of the Wardens and Regional Archdeacon Stephen Rowe, the Rev. Paul Illical has been extended for one year at St Oswald’s, Port Kells.