Archbishop Anne Germond is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Alison Weir as Diocesan Warden of Lay Readers effective immediately.

Alison has been a Parochial Lay Reader since 1991.  She has an ATh from Thorneloe University and has held the positions of Deanery Youth Coordinator (Algoma), Lay Steward (Algoma) and Rector’s Warden for several years, initially with St. Matthew’s and now with Emmaus in Sault Ste. Marie.  She has represented the Diocese as a General Synod delegate four times and has been on various committees associated with Diocesan Synod.

Alison may be reached via e-mail at or by phone at 705-941-1420.

We welcome Alison to her new role and uphold her in prayer as she undertakes this ministry on behalf of the Diocese.