Rev. Canon Len Fraser

Interim Priest in Charge

Email me: deanspc@shaw.ca

Call me: 250-372-3912 ext: 202

Melissa Green

Children, Youth and Family Ministry Coordinator

Email me: stpaulscathedralyouth@gmail.com

Call me: 250-372-3912 ext: 203 (in the office most Sundays, Wednesday and Friday nights) or 250-682-4866 (text or call)

Melissa has a deep passion for ministry within the church particularly with children, youth, young adults and families. She believes that all ages have a space in worship… Read Bio here

Claire Tosoff

Office Administrator

Email me: stpaulscathedral@shawbiz.ca

Call me: 250-372-3912

Claire has always been an Anglican, and was baptised at St. Luke’s Parish in Victoria at age 12, confirmed the same year. She has lived all over the place… Read Bio here

Ron Sugyiama

Custodian

Ron has been the custodian at St. Paul’s since 1987 when he started with his mother Jane Sugiyama and has been an Anglican all his life. He was baptized right here at St. Paul’s and attended Sunday School regularly.He got married to his wife Lynn at St. Paul’s 4 years ago and he enjoys hot rods, building engines and buying and selling cars. He is a very mechanical guy and can fix just about anything! He spends time every winter as a shift captain for the Out of the Cold Program and has been one since 2008. He is the “go to” guy in the building and we could not run the place with out him.

Dan Hines

Assisting Clergy

Mentored by activist and writer Parker J. Palmer, Dan serves as a Courage & Renewal facilitator and leadership consultant for individuals and for business, educational, and religious organizations. As co-founder of the intentional community, RareBirds Housing Co-operative, he has a passion for exploring alternative living and a more sustainable relationship to the land. Dan serves as the Forestry Spokesperson for the BC Green Party.

Gordon Light

Honorary Assistant

Gordon Light is married to Barb Liotscos and has 4 children and 4 grandchildren. This is Gord’s 4th coming to St Paul’s: previously he was curate in 1969, Dean in 1984 and Bishop in 2004. Gord was also rector at St George’s in Edmonton and St Luke’s in Winnipeg, and was Principal Secretary to the Primate, Michael Peers, in Toronto. Gord has also had a music ministry with the Common Cup Company for 35 years.

Barbara Liotscos

Assisting Clergy

Barbara Liotscos married Gordon Light in 1992. She has two children. Barb was ordained in Vancouver in 1980, was a priest in charge of Grace Church in Prince George and incumbent of Church of Cleopas in Kamloops. Barb completed a postgraduate degree in theology, focusing on liturgy and The Admission of Children to Communion in the Anglican Church of Canada. Barb was General Synod’s Consultant for Ministry and Worship before returning to Kelowna as Archdeacon of Kootenay. When Gord was elected Bishop for APCI, Barb ministered at St Timothy’s in 100 Mile House. Before retiring in 2011, Barb was rector of St Aidan’s in the Beach, Toronto. Barb’s passion is the recognition and return of unceded territory and self determination to indigenous peoples.

Gail Ovington

Music Director

Gail graduated from UBC (B.Mu. and Dip. MUED) and completed her ARCT in piano from the Royal Conservatory. She graduated in the Professional Development Program from Simon Fraser and completed the Orff program (world percussion, choral and creative movement) from Seattle Pacific…Read bio here.

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Miriam Baskin

Verger

Miriam is a life long Anglican who served in many roles in the Church, primarily in the Diocese of New Westminster. One of her most fulfilling ministries there was working with families during the Celebration of Life/Funeral services. 

Miriam and her husband Barry moved to Kamloops about 10 years ago to be closer to their daughter.  They have been active members….. Read bio here.


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