Archbishop Anne Germond is pleased to make the following announcements regarding appointments in the Diocese:


Church of the Redeemer (Thessalon)/St. Saviour’s (Blind River):  The Rev. Thomas Ferris has been appointed as full-time Incumbent for a one-year period (renewable) effective September 15, 2023.

Rev. Thomas was ordained to the sacred order of deacons at Synod this year and presently serves as Deacon Associate at St. James, Goulais River where he has just completed the internship required for the completion of his M.Div. (Trinity College – May 2024 conferral).  He is a graduate from Thorneloe University with a B.Th (2022), a Diploma of Theology (2021), and a BA (Hons..) in Religious Studies (2021).

We uphold Rev. Thomas, his family (Amanda and Amelie), and the parish in our prayers as they begin this exciting new ministry together.


Gathering Table, Thunder Bay:  further to consultation with the parish and with the Rev. Ann Camber, Rev. Ann has moved from part-time ministry to full-time ministry in the parish commencing September 15, 2023 for a one-year period.

We uphold Rev. Ann and the parish in prayer as they step forward in faith with this new ministry model.