STAFF

THE REVEREND PHILIP STONHOUSE
PRIEST IN CHARGE

Rev. Philip Stonhouse is excited to be the priest in charge at this welcoming and loving church. He loves people and welcomes every opportunity to get to know you and your faith. Born in the prairies as a double PK (Pastor’s Kid), Philip grew up in the Anglican church and very much felt it to be his family. Toronto became home when he met his wife, Mary Anne Perta, here. For many years Philip worked as an actor performing throughout Toronto, Canada, and internationally. He eventually recognized the call to serve God while waiting in the wings during a performance of Macbeth. Now Philip loves to tell the story of Jesus wherever he can.

THE REVEREND MERV MERCER

Merv Mercer has been serving at St. Matthew's for more than 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.

TYLER VERSLUIS
ORGANIST AND MUSIC DIRECTOR

Tyler Versluis has worked in church music for more than 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 three children.

WARDENS

STUART WATT
PEOPLE'S WARDEN

KAREN LEE
RECTOR'S WARDEN

SHANTELLE HAMPTON
DEPUTY WARDEN (PEOPLE'S)

LIANNE THOMPSON
DEPUTY WARDEN (RECTOR'S)

(416) 231-4014

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

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