Staff

The “Staff” of St. Augustine’s – Parkland

Father Neil Gordon has been appointed our spiritual leader for one year, beginning June 20th, 2021, while we find a permanent rector. He can be reached through the primary church email, or by calling the church office at 780-962-5131.
 
We are blessed with two Honorary Assistants, Rev. John Rushton and Rev. Lesley Hand. John has had a long-term pastoral ministry in the community and Lesley is the Executive Director of On Eagles’ Wings.
 
In our office is Michelle Squance-Slade for all administrative needs, she can be reached by calling the office at 780.962.5131 or by email.
 
Our diocesan Bishop-elect is Rev. Stephen London, who can be contacted at the Diocese of Edmonton Synod office, 780.439.7344.
 
Wardens occupy particular roles in the parish, as they assist the Rector, and serve the people of the parish in a special capacity. You’ll find more information about them below.
Our current Wardens are: Winnie Kennair (People’s Warden) and Charles Harris (Rectors’ Warden).

Ian Bowden is our webmaster.

Enquiries regarding Auggie’s Café can be sent via email.

For information regarding renting our church building, please contact Winnie Kennair by email or phone at 780.960.1114.

If you are seeking to know more about baptism, marriage, anything involving our worship, pastoral ministry, or Christian education, please contact the church office at 780.962.5131.

Rev. Neil Gordon

rev neil gordonFather Neil is a cradle Anglican from Ponoka who comes to us with a long and experienced background in Anglican ministry. He was ordained a deacon and priest in 1986 after a career in nursing. Father Neil served in the Edmonton diocese at St. John the Evangelist, Edmonton; St. Matthew’s, St. Albert; St. Matthias, Edmonton; St. Thomas, Sherwood Park. He was appointed Dean of Edmonton and Rector of All Saints’ Cathedral, Edmonton on May 1, 2010 and retired on April 28, 2019. Since his retirement, Father Neil often fills in at parishes while they go through the process of hiring a permanent rector.

Father Neil is married to his best friend and soul mate, Susan. Together they’ve raised two sons and now look after a beautiful four-legged fur baby, Ellie.

Passionate about Bible Study, Fr. Neil enjoys baking (the eating part!), is involved in guide dog training, and thrives off of good conversation.

Our Current Churchwardens

winnie kennair

Rector's Warden - Winnie Kennair

charles harris

Rector's Warden - Charles Harris

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