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Bishop Townshend appoints the Reverend Craig Love as Assistant Curate at St. Luke’s, Cambridge and St. Thomas’, Cambridge effective December 15, 2022.

Bishop Townshend appoints the Reverend Wendy Mencel as the Rector of Trivitt Memorial Church, Exeter effective January 15, 2023.



Bishop Townshend appoints the Venerable Jim Sutton as interim Priest-in-Charge of St. James’, Brantford effective January 1, 2023.

Bishop Townshend appoints the following as interim clergy:

The Venerable Peter Townshend and the Venerable Neil Carver as interim priests at Holy Saviour, Waterloo effective November 16, 2022 until January 2023. 


Bishop Townshend appoints the Reverend JoAnn Todd as the Regional Dean of Huron-Perth effective December 1, 2022.  JoAnn is also the rector of the Regional Ministry of Hope (Trinity, Blyth; St.Paul’s-Trinity, Wingham and St. John’s, Brussels).

Bishop Townshend appoints the Reverend Kim Myer as Regional Dean Essex effective November 25, 2022.  Kim is also the rector of St. John's, Leamington.


Bishop Townshend has accepted the request of the Reverend Joel Steiner to resign as the rector of Christ Church, Ayr effective January 15, 2023.  Joel remains the rector of Holy Trinity, Kitchener.