All our parishioners contribute to the life and work of the church. Many serve or have served in recognized roles, such as lay reader, Sunday School teacher, gardener, parish nurse, treasurer, or coffee hour host.
Our Priest is
Rev Canon Lynn Dillabough
Pastor Lynn has an MA in Pastoral Studies. She worked as a psychotherapist and family therapist for 15 years prior to her ordination to the ministry in 2010. She was parish priest for 17 congregations in the Diocese of Quebec, and later parish priest at St. Paul's Brockville. She joined us in September 2022.
Contact info for Pastor Lynn is HERE
Our Music Director is Michael Fenn
Michael has been a Music Director and Organist at various churches since he was 16, leading choral programs, playing service music, and coordinating the administrative work for music programs. He has worked as interim music director and weekly supply at churches across Eastern Ontario, settling in at the Anglican Parish of Christ Church Cataraqui in February 2022. Michael is currently working toward a music and concurrent education degree at Queen's University. He is also studying voice (as a tenor) with Darrell Christie and studying organ privately with Michael Capon.
Please feel free to reach out to Michael if you’d like to participate in the music program at Christ Church Cataraqui. Contact info for Mike is HERE.
If you'd like to discuss opportunities for music lessons or choral singing lessons, you can contact Mike through the church, or visit his website.
Our People's Warden is Wayne Orr
Wayne is a retired municipal administrator who has attended Christ Church Cataraqui since moving to Kingston in 2009. He was elected to the role of People's Warden at the 2022 annual vestry meeting. His role is to represent all members of the congregation in the administration of the church’s finances, facilities, and operations. He shares these administrative responsibilities with the Rector’s Warden and the Incumbent. Together, they ensure the direction of the Vestry and the Synod are carried out locally.
Contact info for Wayne is HERE
Our Rector's Warden is Laurie Conway
Laurie is a retired nurse; she joined Christ Church Cataraqui in 2014. She was appointed Rector's Warden in 2022. Her role is to represent the priest/rector in the administration of the church's finances, facilities, and operations. Together, the Incumbent and Churchwardens provide the core leadership for the parish.
Contact info for Laurie is HERE.