We are saddened to announce the death of Archdeacon Noel Goater (Jenann) on June 10th, 2020 in Penticton, BC.  Archdeacon Goater provided ministry in the Diocese of Algoma over many years.  He was Assistant Priest at St. Luke’s Cathedral; Rector at St. John’s (Copper Cliff); Rector at St. John the Divine (North Bay); Rural Dean of Temiskaming; Rector at Trinity Church (Parry Sound); Rural Dean of Muskoka; and Archdeacon of Muskoka.

His full obituary may be found here

We give thanks for Noel’s life and we commend him to God’s safe keeping. May he rest in the peace of Christ and rise again with him in glory.  We pray for his wife, Jenann, and their family, that they will find comfort in the promises of God.

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.  Isaiah 41:10