Clergy

  • Bishop of Edmonton: The Rt. Rev. Dr. Jane Alexander

  • Parish Priest / Rector: The Ven. David Tiessen: david[at]stmatthiasedmonton.ca

  • Associate Priest: The Rev. Joanne Webster: joanne[at]stmatthiasedmonton.ca

  • Filipino Anglican Congregation Priest-in-Charge: The Rev. Dr. Eric Kregel: eric[at]stmatthiasedmonton.ca

  • Honorary Assistant: The Rev. Paul Bachmann

  • Lay Readers: Stacey Buffie, Dawn Ritz

Ministry Staff

  • Office Manager: Tracey Ross: office[at]stmatthiasedmonton.ca

    • Tracey is the primary administrator for the office, managing Facility Bookings and coordinating the involvement of the many people who participate in Sunday Services, Coffee Hosting, and other events. During COVID-19 office hours will vary so please be in touch by email or phone to the church office.
  • Music Director: Evan Thomas: music[at]stmatthiasedmonton.ca

    • Evan is our Music Director, planning and coordinating musical initiatives such as the Music Collective, and leading Sunday morning music.
  • Sunday School Coordinator: Tracey Ross: tracey[at]stmatthiasedmonton.ca

    • In addition to her work as Office Manager, Tracey also coordinates our Spark Sunday School programming, and is our principal teacher for kids grades 1-6.
  • Treasurer: Shirley Combden: treasurer[at]stmatthiasedmonton.ca

  • Parish Archivist: Carole Belamisca

  • Altar Guild: Nancy Clark; Dawn Ritz

Vestry & Churchwardens

  • The members of Vestry are elected by the congregation at the Annual General Meeting of the Parish held in the early part of each calendar year. The purpose of Vestry is to attend to the overall health of parish life, from worship to community-building to the building itself. Vestry members are elected for a two-year term. Current Vestry members for 2021 are: Dony Alex, Kathy Carlson, Marilyn Firmston, Angela Heath, Jonathan Kidmesen, Val Nathanson, Dawn Ritz, Cecilia Sibayan, Nancy Sinclair, Bonnie Woolnough
  • In addition, the Vestry is comprised of the clergy of the parish and the Churchwardens as follows: Darlene Rannells (Rector's Warden), Shirley Combden (People's Warden), and Doug Aird (Assistant Warden).
    • The Parish Corporation is comprised of the Rector of the Parish along with the Rector's and People's Wardens. The Corporation gives particular attention to the day-to-day operations, financial and physical, of the church. It is responsible to the Vestry.