Upon his graduation from Huron University-Western with a B.A and M.Div, he was ordained as deacon and priest in the Diocese of Huron. He served as an assistant curate at the Church of Ascension in Windsor. He was appointed as rector of St. Hilda's & St, Luke's in St. Thomas, ON , Under his leadership these churches were amalgamated. Later he was appointed to St Michael and All Angels as rector and continues to serve the community. He was made Archdeacon for the London Deanery in 2013.
A gifted musician, vocalist and educator, John's leadership is grounded in his faith, bringing the joy of music to our worship. The talents of our choir and musicians under John's guidance enhance our parish life, and help make St. Michaels such a special place to belong.
Bishop Bob Bennett is now an honorary assistant for St. Michael's having retired as the Bishop of Huron.