Clergy and Leadership
The Reverend Mark Lewis
Mark has been a parishioner in the Parish of South Dundas for thirty five plus years. He recently acted on a seed planted by the Reverend Bill Byers and entered seminary at St. Paul University graduating with a Master of Theological Studies and will acquire a Master of Divinity this year. It is the fruition of many prayers and support of many people that Mark has entered into ordained ministry.
Mark was a Seaway District High School teacher, coach and guidance counsellor and sees his new role as very similar in nature and thoroughly enjoys his pastoral work with the people in the community.
He is passionate about social justice, helping to create safe spaces for those who live on the margins, and finding ways to develop healthy relationships between the church and the local community. He is an avid Texas Longhorns fan as well as watching most any sport, but especially college football. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with God in all places and with all people.
Mark and his wife Wendy feel very blessed to have this opportunity to work in the community they live and look forward to developing and rekindling relationships with the community members.
Contact Rev. Mark: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Reverend Canon Pat Martin
Some of you may remember Pat from her time as the Assistant Curate here in the parish during the 1990s-2000s. Pat was part of the founding of Martha's Kitchen and the Apple Tree ministries program.
Now, Pat has returned to our parish as she enters into retirement. She has been appointed as the Pastoral Associate of the parish and works closely with Mark in developing and implementing liturgies. While still exploring what retired life will look like, Pat will be the Chair of our Pastoral Care team, and will be involved in our Education and Community Learning Programs as well as continuing to develop outreach opportunities for the community and along the Seaway. Pat is a superb priest, educator and mentor and we are blessed to have her gifts in the parish.