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The Reverend Ruth Monette has been appointed as Director for Mission and Ministry Development effective December 1st, 2014. 

Ruth had been appointed Acting Director on December 1st, 2013, with the proviso that a mutual review would be undertaken before a year was up and following the election of the new bishop. Ruth brings a wealth of experience from her various roles in parish leadership from around our Diocese. Her ability to provide sound analyses and assessments with parishes is incredibly valuable as they develop and strengthen their capacity for ministry. Her careful, thoughtful and accurate writing which provides clarity and direction to our common work. 

As Director for Mission and Ministry and as a Member of Diocesan Office Senior Operations Staff, Ruth will continue to provide staff support to Diocesan Council and to the Committee for Ministry and Mission Development (one of the two diocesan standing committees). She will continue to provide oversight and management of: Program Development, Parish Development, the Diocesan School for Parish Development, and Children’s and Youth Ministry.