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3962 Bloor St W, Etobicoke, ON M9B 1M3, Canada

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©2020 by St. Matthew's Anglican Church Islington

STAFF

THE REVEREND STEPHEN BLACKMORE
RECTOR

Stephen Blackmore has been leading St. Matt's since 2012. He serves St. Matt's and the community of Central Etobicoke by preaching and living the gospel and sharing Christ's love. He's has two awesome kids and is married to his wonderful wife, Lauren.

THE REVEREND MERV MERCER

Merv Mercer has been serving at St. Matt's for over five years. He's been essential in pastoral support, preaching, and teaching. Merv has two daughters and three grandsons. He is married to his wife, Dawn Mercer.

DAWN MERCER
CHRISTIAN FORMATION AND EDUCATION CO-ORDINATOR

Dawn Mercer has been serving at St. Matt's for over five years. She finds and develops resources for enabling our church community to lead and learn together, to encourage spiritual growth, and directs our Messy Church services. Dawn has two daughters and three grandsons. She is married to her husband, Merv Mercer.

JEFF BONNER
FAMILY MINISTRY ASSOCIATE

Jeff studies theology part-time in the M.Div program at Trinity College and is a life-professed Anglican Franciscan with the Third Order of the Society of St. Francis. He and his wife,  E.J., have two children.

KIMBERLY BUTLER
YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Kimberly is excited to start this journey with the youth of St. Matthew’s. She has been attending St. Matthew’s for two years and been involved in Club Matt, Out of the Cold, Messy Church, leading Intercessory Prayer, and more.

TYLER VERSLUIS
ORGANIST AND MUSIC DIRECTOR

Tyler Versluis has worked in church music for over a decade. An internationally performed composer, he recently completed a Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Composition at the University of Toronto. Tyler and his wife, Erika, have two children and a third on the way.

 

WARDENS

STUART WATT
PEOPLE'S WARDEN

KAREN LEE
RECTOR'S WARDEN

SHANTELLE HAMPTON
DEPUTY WARDEN (PEOPLE'S)

LIANNE THOMPSON
DEPUTY WARDEN (RECTOR'S)