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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.


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 of Essex effective November 25, 2022.  Kim is also the rector of St. John's, Leamington.


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.