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Bishop Townshend appoints the Reverend Rob Luxton as the Rector of St. John the Divine, Arva, effective February 1, 2024.

Bishop Townshend appoints the Reverend Robert Clifford as the Regional Dean of Essex, effective December 5, 2023.  Robert is the Rector of All Saints’, Windsor.


Bishop Townshend announces the following interim appointment:

•    the Reverend Jordan Murray as Interim Priest-in-Charge, St. Aidan’s, London, effective January 1, 2024.



Bishop Townshend announces that the Reverend Canon Dr Preston Parsons, currently a Canon Catechist, is being retitled as Canon Theologian, with immediate effect.

In this role, Canon Preston will provide theological guidance and support for the Bishop in a variety of initiatives across the Diocese of Huron.



On behalf of Bishop Townshend, the Venerable Megan Collings-Moore will induct the Rev’d Canon Dr Greg Jenkins as the Rector of the Church of the Holy Saviour in Waterloo on Sunday, December 10th at 4 p.m. You are cordially invited to share in this celebration. The preacher will be the Rev’d Canon David Bowyer. Clergy are invited to vest, the colour being blue.

Meal:  If you are staying for the meal that will follow, RSVP to

Location:  The Church of the Holy Saviour is currently under renovation, so please join us at Waterloo Kitchener United Mennonite Church, 15 George Street, Waterloo Ontario.

Parking: is available at WKUM, and may be accessed off either George Street or Allen Street. Please do not park in spots with signs designating them for other groups. There is additional parking at the Church of the Holy Saviour (behind and across the street from WKUM, 33 Allen St E).

Map and full announcement may be found here: