Fr. Michael was ordained in 2012 and has served in parishes in Toronto, Winnipeg, and Regina. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Winnipeg with a double major in conflict resolution and history.
He earned a Masters of Divinity from Trinity College in the University of Toronto.
Fr. Michael has a deep passion for Liturgy and Eucharistic theology. He deeply enjoys getting to know people, helping them find their passions, and encouraging them to offer their gifts for the benefit of the church, world, and themselves.
Fr. Michael has many hobbies including; singing, fencing, painting, guitar, cycling, pop culture, board games, crochet, piano, gardening, carpentry, 3-D printing, audio/video technology, wine making, cooking and baking, just to name a few. There is a never-ending list of topics to have a conversation with him about, and he can hardly wait to talk with you.
Alexander is First Nations, born and raised in the community of Moose Lake in northwestern Manitoba, and a member of the Mosakahiken Cree Nation. He always made it a priority to get involved in local churches where he lived, particularly in the small, remote and isolated communities.
Alexander retired in July 2019 after more than 40 years in the federal, provincial and territorial public service, including the last 10 years with Health Canada and Indigenous Services Canada. He worked at senior and executive management levels, serving northern communities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
Since moving to Regina, Alexander and his wife, Muriel, (who has been steadfast in her support of his career and his call to ministry), became members of St. Philip’s congregation. Over the last several years, Alexander has been taking courses through the Qu’Appelle School for Mission and Ministry and a semester of Anglican Studies at the College of Emmanuel and St. Chad in Saskatoon. He will continue theological training through QSMM.
On October 17, 2020, Alexander became a Transitional Deacon, in training to become a priest. His main areas of responsibility at Immanuel Anglican Church are promoting Indigenous Ministry and Worship Services, and promotion and implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission ‘Calls to Action.’
Winna was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, and spent her formative years in the Maritimes. She has also lived in Ottawa and Tucson, Arizona.
In 1989 she began working in the Synod Office as Diocesan Secretary/Secretary to the Bishop, a job she held for 24 years and served four bishops. While working for the Diocese she was an ACPO Assessor for almost 10 years, and served as Bishop’s Chaplain, as required, at Diocesan services such as Synods and Ordinations. She currently is a member of Diocesan Council.
Winna was ordained deacon in 2001, serving at St. Paul’s Cathedral and All Saints, Katepwa While a deacon she was appointed a chaplain to Qu’Appelle House special care home in Regina.
She was ordained priest in 2018 and appointed to a new position in Team Ministry for the then-parishes of All Saints, St. Luke, and St. Matthew.
She is part of the Ministerial Team for the Parish of Immanuel and licensed by the Bishop with direct responsibility in the areas of Seniors' Ministry, Pastoral Care, Widowed/Divorced/Singles Ministry, as well as sharing in planning and leading worship.
Winna has two grown children, two grandchildren, two dogs, one cat, and three grand-dogs. In her spare time she loves to read, walk, swim, and entertain friends and family.
Susan was formerly the deacon at St. Luke’s Anglican Church and now assumes the same role at Immanuel Anglican Church in Regina. She was ordained on St. Andrew’s Day, November 30th, 2007.
Susan is recently retired as a faculty member of the School of Nursing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. She had been a Registered Nurse for 47 years before her retirement, and had taught student nurses since 1989. She still does some tutoring for students in the School of Nursing.
Susan’s interests include being on the teaching team for the Pastoral Care Course for the Diocese of Qu’Appelle, and chairing the Pastoral Care Committee for Immanuel Anglican Parish. In addition, she has special interests in ecumenism and environmental stewardship.
Susan is a member of the parish Ministerial Committee, as well as the Planning Committee for Parish Council. In addition, she is a member of the Committee on Ordained Ministry for the Diocese of Qu’Appelle and Past President of Anglican Deacons Canada.
Nancy was ordained a priest in 2012 and came to the Diocese of Qu’Appelle in January 2017. After certified training as an intentional interim priest, she became the priest-in-charge of two Regina Anglican parishes, St. James the Apostle and St. Philip. In 2018, she was also appointed priest-in-charge of Urban Indigenous Ministry. She is a trained facilitator for Circles for Reconciliation, a Truth and Reconciliation project. Previously she was priest-in-charge of Anglican parishes in Watrous and Colonsay, Diocese of Saskatoon.
She was born and raised in Moose Jaw, SK. She and her husband Tim first lived in Moose Jaw, and now in Saskatoon. They have four adult children, all living on their own and following Jesus with all the grace given to them.
Nancy’s main passion is to see the church fulfil God’s purpose on earth. She is passionate about spiritual formation, systematic theology, and everything to do with the Christian faith and how it intersects with other disciplines of life. She has a B.A. Honours (Political Science/History), B.E.A.D. (Secondary Education), Master of Theological Studies (Emmanuel/St. Chad), and an M.Div. (Emmanuel/St. Chad). She is also a qualified administrator of the popular personality inventory, MBTI. She considers herself a life-long learner. After experiencing a “dark night of the soul” brought on by the pandemic in March 2020, she has a deeper sense of God’s call to live a simpler, surrendered, creative and contemplative life.